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Friday, 12 September 2008

Serge Halimi on Barack Obama's politics. Naomi Klein asks "Where has Democratic Party hopeful Obama been on New Orleans?" Howard Zinn on the US need for rebellion.
"Obama" by Serge Halimi

Serge Halimi offers a European and left perspective on Barack Obama. Multilateralism is not on the agenda, but imperialism will be softer, subtler, more inclusive and perhaps not quite so murderous. But the eight-year embargo imposed by President Bill Clinton killed a lot of Iraqis. Read moreā€¦

Le Monde Diplomatique (August 2008)
http://MondeDiplo.com/2008/08/01obama

"New Orleans: The City That Won't Be Ignored" by Naomi Klein

The early results are in: Hurricane Gustav has helped John McCain's bid for the White House. This is nothing short of incredible. Where has Democratic Party hopeful Barack Obama been on New Orleans, Naomi Klein asks.

The Nation (9/3/08)
http://www.thenation.com/doc/20080922/klein

"Zinn: US 'In Need of Rebellion'"

Al Jazeera speaks to Howard Zinn, US historian, social critic and activist, about how the
Iraq war damaged attitudes towards the US and why the US "empire" is close to collapse.

AlJazeera.net (9/9/08)
Commondreams.org (9/9/08)
http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2008/09/09-0
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