Italy’s Election: Lighting the Lamp

Italy’s Election: Lighting the Lamp

After years of brutal austerity, collapsing economies, widespread unemployment, and shredding of the social safety net, Italians said “basta!” Enough!

Supporting Peace – Not War – in Kenya

Supporting Peace – Not War – in Kenya

Should the United States choose to support long-term peace and stability over its short-term counterterrorism interests, there is much that it can do to help ensure a peaceful Kenyan election.

The Majority’s Choice: No One

In this year’s primaries, 41 percent voted Republican or Democrat. Fifty-nine percent didn’t vote; the equivalent of voting for no one.

Obamas Victory

Four experts discuss the significance of Obama’s presidential win and some of the challenges that lie ahead for U.S. progressive movements.

A New Day

With sweeping Democratic victories in the House, Senate, and presidential races, a new day has dawned for American politics.

The Cooties Effect

McCain and Palin tried to smear Obama through guilt by association. But this isn’t just a Republican tactic.