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Bush End Game
George W. Bush's presidency since 2007

Bush - Second Term
George W. Bush's presidency from 2005-06

Bush - First Term
George W. Bush's presidency, 2000-04

Who Is Bob Gates?
The secret world of Defense Secretary Gates

2004 Campaign
Bush Bests Kerry

Behind Colin Powell's Legend
Gauging Powell's reputation.

The 2000 Campaign
Recounting the controversial campaign.

Media Crisis
Is the national media a danger to democracy?

The Clinton Scandals
Behind President Clinton's impeachment.

Nazi Echo
Pinochet & Other Characters.

The Dark Side of Rev. Moon
Rev. Sun Myung Moon and American politics.

Contra Crack
Contra drug stories uncovered

Lost History
America's tainted historical record

The October Surprise "X-Files"
The 1980 election scandal exposed.

From free trade to the Kosovo crisis.

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The Obama Challenge to the Left

August 26, 2008

As an African-American who worked as a Chicago community organizer and opposed the Iraq War, Barack Obama represents a challenge to the recent pattern of American progressives to reject Democratic candidates almost out of hand.

In Election 2000, it was common for leading progressives to dismiss Democrat Al Gore as offering “not a dime’s worth of difference” from Republican George W. Bush, and many similar arguments are being made from the Left today about the Obama-McCain race.

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In this interview, Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine, speaks about Obama and the intellectual and political integrity of the progressive movement. is an independent news network that produces stories of global interest. 

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