Stories from September 29, 2008
Canada: Obama for Prime Minister
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: Let the financial sector eat cake?
In Japan, people have seen the election of four Prime Ministers in the past two years. The process has been described as â€œremarkably well-governedâ€ because the professionalism of the so-called professional class, the bureaucrats who actually run the country. What would people say about the United States? Have the regulators, these so-called professional bureaucrats who work above the political fray handled the economy better than the political class?
Francophone: Do the candidates care what the rest of the world thinks ?
After the first presidential debate on national security and foreign relations, bloggers from around the world have spoken. Here is more of what transpired from the Francophone blogosphere.