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January 20, 2009

Voices without Votes Inauguration Liveblog

Join us starting at 10:00 a.m. EST for one final liveblog involving your favorite cast of Voices without Votes characters from all over the globe!

December 26, 2008

Morocco: Obama to Speak?

Algerian-American blogger The Moor Next Door has reported on a campaign set up by Moroccans to encourage President-Elect Barack Obama to make his first speech abroad in Morocco. The blogger states: This clever Moroccan site — Obama to Speak in Morocco — is marketing that country as the best candidate ...

November 28, 2008

Morocco: Thanksgiving Away from Home

Aggregated from: Global Voices Online » U.S.A.

Elizabeth, a Peace Corps Volunteer in Morocco, writes about celebrating Thanksgiving so far from home. ...

November 20, 2008

Morocco: Hate Crimes on the Rise in the US Following Obama's Election

Aggregated from: Global Voices Online » U.S.A.

Myrtus, a Moroccan living in the U.S., is alarmed by the number of hate crimes across the U.S. following Obama's election to the presidency. ...

November 12, 2008

Black President, So What??!!

Aggregated from: The Magic of My Universe

I am sick and tired of the media reports about the election of the first African American president in the U.S, portraying it as a historical event, and improvement for the rights of Blacks in this country. Don't get me wrong, I am all for Obama, and was praying hard he wins. What annoys me though i...

November 8, 2008

Comments from Syria on the U.S. Elections

The Syrian blogosphere, particularly the contingent that blogs in English, has been somewhat quiet about the U.S. elections, at least in comparison to its neighbors. It's no secret that many bloggers in the Arab world are frustrated with some of Obama's policies, even if they are glad that some change has come. In this post, we will take a look at three different Syrian perspectives on the recent elections in the U.S.

November 7, 2008

The Arab World Reacts to Rahm Emanuel's Appointment

It was announced this morning that President-Elect Barack Obama had selected Rahm Emanuel as his Chief of Staff. Emanuel, who served as a top adviser to President Bill Clinton and is now a member of the House, is known in the U.S. for his aggressive determination. His service ...

November 6, 2008

Morocco: On Hope

Moroccans were no exception to celebration to the reverie that exploded around the world last night following Obama's victory. Although the Moroccan blogosphere (Blogoma) is somewhat critical of Senator Barack Obama, as results poured in, so did the posts, which were overwhelmingly supportive.

November 5, 2008

Voices from Lebanon: Reactions to President-Elect Barack Obama

As the excitement of November 4 wears off and reality sets in, Voices without Votes will continue to follow reactions from around the globe. Today, however, Lebanese bloggers are still buzzing over the election of new President-Elect Barack Obama. While some are excited to see Obama take ...

Voices without Votes Liveblogs Global Reactions

Starting immediately, Voices without Votes will be liveblogging global reactions as we see them. Our global bloggers will answer your questions, analyze incoming results, and share blog and Twitter links. Join us now!