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October 13, 2008

Today's faves: Immigration silence, Aussie cabbie chat, and Nobel envyThis is a Video post

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.

May 23, 2008

A Punjabi Vice President?

read On the South Asian group blog, Sepia Mutiny, blogger and Duke University professor, Amardeep Singh, wonders whether Republican presidential candidate John McCain might seriously be considering Indian-American Louisiana governor, Bobby Jindal as his running mate. "I know it’s crazy, but maybe it isn’t as crazy as it sounds," wrote the blogger ...

April 7, 2008

Caribbean, Latin Music Videos for ObamaThis is a Video post

read World citizens have created a string of campaign songs in support of American presidential candidate Barack Obama that are so good his campaign ought to compile them and sell them on an album.

February 21, 2008

Are we Latinos with Obama?

Aggregated from: IPA NY

Today I am making an effort to understand the fight between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton and what it might mean for Latinos south of the border. Obama is a person of color, like us, and therefore he knows the hard reality of discrimination. He speaks from the heart about the history of Afric...

February 19, 2008

The Empty Symbol That is Barrack Obama

Aggregated from: The Displaced African

Today I was having a discussion with a couple of senior African ladies and their point was a little something like this: “Barrack Obama is great for Africa, especially Kenyans! He will show black people all over the world that whatever we set our minds to we can achieve: Hell we can even be...

February 13, 2008

My audacious hope

Aggregated from: Comment is Free

I live in Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the Confederacy, and yesterday I voted for Barack Obama, an inspired African-American, for president. Tears streamed down my face as I left the voting booth. I realised for the first time how much I hope that he wins, and I admitted to myself how vulnerab...

February 11, 2008

The View From Abroad

Aggregated from: The Daily Dish

Another reader writes: I'm an American living in Niger (insert gratuitous yellowcake joke here). These days I'm constantly finding myself in discussions with friends and colleagues about the US presidential primaries. Some of these conversations have gone in a similar direction as reported by...

February 6, 2008

John McCain on UFOs

Aggregated from: EXOpolitics Denmark

Super Tuesday showed that John McCain is likely to become the Republican Party's presidential candidate. Will journalists continue to ask him questions about UFOs as he gets closer to the White House? McCain once mentioned that he was interested in UFOs. He made this statement when he was confronted...

February 3, 2008

Israel: President Bush Visits IsraelThis is a Photos post

read When American President George W. Bush arrived in Israel in January, English speaking Israeli bloggers had primarily two concerns: Complaints about the short-term discomfort that high security would cause Jerusalemites in their daily routines, and concern about rockets launched from Lebanon and ongoing attacks from Gaza hailing Bush's visit.

Iranian bloggers discuss Obama's Iowa victory

Several Iranian bloggers discussed the victory of U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama in Iowa. It was the first nominating contest of the 2008 presidential election. Some rejoiced in Obama’s victory, while others evaluated what impact "Obama as President" would have on Iranian political life.