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By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 15th, 2012
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First published by the New Nation Newspaper By Luka Biong Deng The US is the biggest economy and the most powerful democratic country in the world. However, despite the huge size of its economy, economic growth has slowed down, particularly compared to China, the world’s second biggest economy. While...
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Apr 12th, 2012
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On Tuesday, April 10, President Obama spoke in Boca Raton at Florida Atlantic University. He promptly showed that he needs a remedial course in basic economics. The speech covered all the same ground as the rest of his speeches lately: he’s declaring class warfare on the rich. In this speech, though,...
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Feb 3rd, 2012
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President Obama’s pals in the media are at it again, this time cheering Team Obama’s command of the latest technology. One outlet is entranced by the Obama campaign’s use of Google+ to conduct “the first completely digital interview from the White House.” A mobile technology news site declares that “...
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Jan 27th, 2012
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Apparently a better relationship between Democrats and Republicans is in the eye of the beholder. One day after his State of the Union speech, where he told Americans that genuine reform can’t happen unless we “end the notion that the two parties must be locked in a perpetual campaign of mutual destr...
By benim
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Oct 8th, 2011
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President Barack Obama heralded Tunisia’s progress toward democracy after a White House meeting with Prime Minister Beji Caid Sebsi on Friday, awarded for the country’s “inspiration” of the Arab Spring. “The United States has enormous stake in seeing success in Tunisia a...
By benim
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Dec 18th, 2010
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Dispatches chart Cuban leader’s obsession with US president, from admiration to eventual sense of betrayal. ImagesBarack and Fidel: like so many great love affairs it was doomed. But memory of the passion, or at least infatuation, lingers. Having seen off 10 US presidents – all committed to his...
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Nov 4th, 2010
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Large swathes of the US may have turned against the president at the midterm polls, but for author Curtis Sittenfeld the thrill has not worn off. Two years after voting for Barack Obama, I’m just as exhilarated as Oprah Winfrey was in Grant Park on 4 November 2008. You might say, to borrow the ...