Latest posts by Amira Al Hussaini from February, 2008
"Be it Obama, McCain, or Clinton, they are ALL the same for me. Be it a black man, a white woman, or a yellow transvestite, I donâ€™t care. I honestly donâ€™t cuz at the end of the day, none of them can fix what's broken," says Iraqi blogger Neurotic Iraqi Wife. Fellow blogger Raed Jarrar sees a silver lining and says a third party might generate some hope for a political revolution in the US. Read the rest of this post to see what Iraqis and Arabs are saying about the elections.
He got me with â€œDreams From My Father.â€ It was hard to believe the parts about Kenya were written by someone whoâ€™d not been brought up in Kenya. So authentic. Neither raw nor overdone. Just right. I loved him then. And then, “Audacity of Hope” sealed the deal. I like....
Is he a Muslim or an atheist? Did he take his oath for office on a Bible or a Quran? Is he sympathetic towards the Arabs or the Jews? These are some of the questions being murmured by bloggers across the Middle East about presidential hopeful Barack Obama. Here are the reactions of some bloggers from Tunisia, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria and Palestine.
Pascale, a Haitian living in Abu Dhabi who blogs at Natifnatal, wrote a post about the American presidential election from a â€œThird Worldâ€ perspective. Given America's impact, the outcome of this election matters not just for U.S. voters, but people around the world. Can politicians like Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton help the US write a new chapter?
As his ratings continue to slip in the primaries, US presidential hopeful Barack Obama's popularity is on the rise among bloggers around the world. Global Voices Online editors and contributors joined hands to bring us the reactions of bloggers from Japan, Haiti, Republic of Macedonia, Pakistan, India, Ukraine, Singapore and Chile in this article.
The United States is a the only Super Power in today's Unipolar World. And that's why it takes people here two years to talk about the Presidential Elections there before it even starts, and they continue talking about it for another two years later, writes Tarek Amr, who brings us the latest buzz from the Egyptian blogosphere on the elections, the presidential race and the candidates.
Senator Barack Obama's astounding success in Iowa - the first of the caucuses that will ultimately result in the victorious nominee from each of the two main political parties going on to contest the 2008 US presidential election - has struck a chord with many Caribbean bloggers.