Dayo's Blog Postings
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In a landmark speech on web diplomacy, Hillary Clinton stood up for freedom of speech and free access to technology as key rights of the 21st century. But authoritatian states like China don't seem to care. Who will win the Internet war?
Young, black up-and-comer Harold Ford, Jr. has been out of the political game for four years. Will a 2010 bid for the New York Senate bring his mojo back?
In response to Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab’s Christmas Day attempt to down an airliner headed from Amsterdam to Detroit, the US Transportation Safety Administration is implementing a new system of passenger screening based on national origin
This was never supposed to happen in the first place--Democratic presidents have tried and failed before to get health care done. So it is a bit of a Christmas miracle. Nevertheless, it has also showcased the hair-pulling politics of progressive reform.