· September, 2008

Stories Activism & Protest from September, 2008

Canada: Obama for Prime Minister

  September 29, 2008

Barack Obama for Prime Minister in Canada? In a country where polls show that Obama has 42 per cent of voter support compared to current Canadian Prime Minister Steven Harper's 29pc, this hardly comes to as a surprise. Jillian York reviews a Canadian blog and Twitter account with a twist.

Global: Support for Obama grows

  September 18, 2008

Muslims for Obama. Asian Americans for Obama. Republicans for Obama. The World for Obama. And, the list of online supporters for the idealistic presidential nominee goes on and on. Hoa Quach highlights some of the conversations going on on those blogs.

Peru: Internet and Religion in the U.S. Election

  September 11, 2008

Ernesto Cardenas, a Peruvian blogger who resides in Spain wrote a post [es] with some reflections on internet and religion and their role in the U.S. elections. He also makes a comparison of how this issue of religion was also present in recent Peruvian elections and concludes by saying that separation between church and state is maybe not as clear as we are used to in the U.S. Juan Arellano translates.

Sarah Palin’s Wikipedia page locked

  September 5, 2008

This just in: The online battle for the US presidency continues apace. Sarah Palin’s Wikipedia page, the subject of much hacking since she became John McCain’s running mate, has been locked until September 8.

Global: All Palin all the time

  September 4, 2008

What has changed in the US election scene since 2000? John Liebhardt takes us on a personal journey - and points out how there is very little interest in the Republican convention today. When international bloggers talk about Republicans today - what is it that really stands out? Following are reactions from Jordan, Israel, Egypt and South Africa.