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The best of VwV and the presidential campaign
Less than one year ago, Voices without Votes was created to offer a voice of those who couldn't vote in the U.S. presidential election to those who could. Our exciting journey has reached its final destination with Barack Obama's inauguration today. However, before we say “goodbye,” our authors have chosen...
Bush's mate Howard back in Washington
The upcoming inauguration has taken an Aussie turn. Barack Obama's displacement from Blair House was caused by former Australian Prime Minister John Howard who is to receive the US Medal of Freedom from his mate George W. Bush. U.S. bloggers were outraged apparently. Australian bloggers were just as vocal.
Obama: Fortune tellers – past and present
Foretelling political fortunes is risky at the best of times - almost as hard as economic predictions. Remember the warnings of oil at $200 a barrel before the end of the year? Kevin Rennie, from Australia, takes a closer look at predictions for the Obama administration.
Global: Palin for 2012?
With less than two weeks away from the closing of the 2008 election, talk about Sarah Palin running in 2012 is already hitting the blogosphere. In the Netherlands, Michael van der Galien writes it is obvious the Republican Party has already set plans for the next presidential election. â€œBut the...
Social Media and The Making of the President
How influential was the web in this year's presidential election? Many onlookers and supporters of Barack Obama claim the President-Elect's mastery of video, audio and blogs helped him win the vote. A few international bloggers debate the role social media played in Obama's victory.
The votes are in: An overwhelming loss for mainstream media
Those of the left, right, center, communist or socialist blocks all agree about one thing: The failure of the mainstream media in its coverage of the road to the White House. Is this merely post-election griping? It can't all be. What issues afflict the mainstream media?
Fourth World Voices: We Can Too
African-American politician Barack Obamaâ€™s White House victory is seen as their own triumph by many in the world. But what does the marginalized and invisible world â€“ the Fourth World â€“ think of Americaâ€™s first multicultural president? Indigenous peoples offer watchful hope for change; many adopt the spirit of â€œYes we can.â€
Caribbean: Yes, They Did!
Barack Obama's historic win in the US Presidential election was as much the Caribbean's as it was America's and regional bloggers still have not come down from Cloud 9â€¦
Guatemalan Bloggers Celebrate Obama!
Guatemalan bloggers are celebrating Barack Obama's win with songs, hope for change and personal wishes. Quoting a Tracy Chapman song, Homo Homini Lupus says: Changes are coming! Although he thinks that the change will not show up in our country, he invites us to dance with him: change, change, change!...
Asia: On history and hope
Just hours after Barack Obama was named President-Elect, bloggers across the Pacific began recording their thoughts on the historic victory. Hoa Quach reviews blogs from Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines.