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If the last great redemptive moment in global politics was Nelson Mandela's liberation and ascent to power, Barack Obama's presidency will be the next.
Coming to terms with a black American not as a symbol of protest, but as a symbol of power.
After three years of exploiting a divided left, Canada's Conservative prime minister is fighting for his political life. A progressive proposal to establish a coalition government has sparked a historic battle for public opinion.
An island nation long gripped by authoritarianism votes for democracy--and wins.
China is booming, but slouches toward the moral authority needed to inspire a modern, open and prosperous state. Does Confucius hold the key?
Pushpa Kamal Dahal, newly elected Maoist Prime Minister of Nepal, provides insight into his country's political dilemmas.
The initiating party for our next cold confrontation with Russia most certainly was the United States.
Lewis Black holds an awards ceremony for some of the most evil dictatorships in the world.
Jen Marlowe reports on Darfur, Eli Pariser on MoveOn and a new sex columnist weighs in on Barack and Michelle.