He came from the left and poverty, but da Silva rules from the center, as Obama must.
The army of voters that Obama built expects to be involved in governing.
They can still be for limited government, but the kind that also creates opportunities.
Tough times will require the new president to rally even his political opponents.
A solution to Congo's latest war lies in Rwanda's attempt at Tutsi-Hutu reconcilation.
A lame-duck Congress must agree on a short-term plan to avoid a deep recession.
Tough times call for the new president to rally even his foes.
Voting before Election Day has caught on, but its full impact has not yet been weighed.
Developing countries need urgent help. The IMF is acting quickly, but it needs help, too.
Californians should approve a ballot measure for a bullet train – despite financial storms.
Greenspan's admission of a mistake points to a need to rebuild trust.
China's decision to let farmers trade land only points to a need to allow private property.
It's the potential for influence-buying, not the fundraising total, that needs watching.
The military's fear of retribution threatens a fragile power-sharing deal.
The true economic worth of trees isn't recognized. That has to change – and quickly.
Charges of fraud and suppression undermine confidence in voter registration.
Nuclear power can be a safe, clean, major source of electricity.
"Drug courts" could be an alternative to mandatory minimum sentences. State general-fund spending on corrections has risen 127 percent in two decades, according to a recent report.
The US must join Europe in revamping the rules of finance – for mutual prosperity.
Do what it takes to avoid a deep recession, then deal with the deficit pileup: the national debt.