Stories United Arab Emirates
Today's Faves: Dubai, Perth and Lima
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. Today's picks take us to the United Arab Emirates, Australia and Peru.
Dressing Up Palin
The self-confessed moose-hunting hockey mom Sarah Palin has spent a whopping $150,000 on hair, make-up and wardrobe, shopping in places where Joe-six-pack would only dream of window shopping. Bloggers from around the world react.
Global: Do negative campaigns help?
With less than a month to go before the U.S. presidential election, it looks as if the gloves are beginning to come off and both campaigns are trying to get low-down and personal. With accusations flying about the pasts of Democratic contender Barack Obama and Republican candidate John McCain, sparks could fly at Tuesday night's debate -- the second of three times the presidential candidates will meet face-to-face.
How dumb is the American public?
Greg Mankiw and Paul Krugman – two economists, who often disagree – agree that Hillary Clinton and John McCain are full of it. Clinton and McCain have proposed that to benefit the US consumer the federal gas tax (18 cents a gallon) be lifted for the summer. Mankiw and Krugman...