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November 5, 2008

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.

November 4, 2008

Martes Morning Musica : Listen to the Children, Vote!

Aggregated from: VivirLatino

My 11 year old's school had their own presidential election. Barack Obama won by a landslide 674 to 147. My hija reports that kids were high-fiving each other. I believe in the sanctity and privacy of the vote which is why while these kids mouthing McCain makes me shiver in fear a bit, the messag...

November 3, 2008

Today's Faves: Three cheers for McCain

read Voices without Votes continuously aggregates interesting links about the election from world bloggers. Our authors take turns picking their top 3 personal favorites every weekday. Nervous about the election yet? Here's a triple dose of McCain favoritism brought to you from bloggers around the world.

Blaine561’s Political Issues Update for Nov 02, 2008, 2 Days To Go!

Aggregated from: Blaine561's Blog

So it is only two days to go until the most important election of our modern times for our struggling planet.  Though we in the rest of the world cannot vote in this election, we want to have our say in what will happen after Tuesday’s vote.  The most important thing I can do is...

November 2, 2008

Blaine561’s Political Issues Update for Oct. 12, 2008, 23 Days To Go!

Aggregated from: Blaine561's Blog

Blaine561 here with my latest updates on the political issues facing our world, … Here are some things I found on the Internet today, I thought would keep it onthe lighter side, but please don’t forget, there is nothing light about this election. http://www.thegreatschlep.com/site/index....

Blaine561’s Political Issues Update for Oct. 07, 2008, 28 Days To Go!

Aggregated from: Blaine561's Blog

Blaine561 here with my latest updates on the political issues facing our world, … The second debate is over, here’s some of what people are saying.  You know what I’m always saying, "Get Involved, You Cna Make A Change!" Round Two: Live Blogging of the 2nd President...

October 29, 2008

Social Democracy vs. the American Education System

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

In an article from earlier today, our Editor-in-Chief Michael van der Galien discussed Joe “the Plumber” Wurzelbacher’s endorsement of Senator John McCain for President.  In his endorsement, Wurzelbacher cited his fear of a turn to socialism as a reason for voting for McCain: I ...

October 28, 2008

October 24, 2008

High School Dropout Rate “Dismal”

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

CNN reported Friday that a newly published report says that increasingly more high school students are dropping out before getting a degree.  The numbers are, as CNN rightfully puts it, “dismal.” One in four high school students drops out prematurely. That rate hasn’t gone down ...

Why Can't Maria Read?

Aggregated from: VivirLatino

When the U.S. is spending money on sending students to wars or to jails (new tracking), are the numbers of American Fourth Graders Reading at or Above Grade Level in 2005 surprising? · Asian American or Pacific Islander – 40 percent · White – 39 percent · American Indian â...