Posts tagged "Barack Obama"
The Triumph of Obama and the End of the GOP Delusion

The Triumph of Obama and the End of the GOP Delusion

Last night Barack Obama was being voted in for another four year term in office by the American people. Tonight, Nick Barrett takes a look at why Romney failed, and why Obama succeeded. As far as democracy goes, it is a given that if the economy is in the gutter and if unemployment is though...
The Four Of Us Are Lying

The Four Of Us Are Lying

At the time of writing, New York Times resident psephologist, Nate Silver, estimates the likelihood of a Romney victory to be precisely 25.4%. A figure like this makes Romney look as relevant as Myspace.com but it still leaves a one in four chance of surprise victory. Whether this article becomes a presidential profile or a...
The Hope Deficit

The Hope Deficit

Flex is excited to be bringing you a new weekly update on the United States presidential race. Penned by Nicholas Barrett, blogger at The Huffington Post and International Journalism student at City University, London, things are going to get pretty hot around the collar as the weeks count down to the election. Mitt Romney’s impressive...
The Rio+20: "Leaderless and weak, a little like planet Earth"

The Rio+20: “Leaderless and weak, a little like planet Earth”

This week, 20 years on from the historic 1992 UN Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the world’s leaders will gather in that same beautiful city to do some reconvening. Except that they wont. Or at least the leaders from the biggest nations won’t. This is an event that could mean so much for...

The Precedent of the French Republic

In the wake of the post-budget “omnishambles” and a “disappointing” slide back into recession, the Conservative Party has not only plummeted in the polls but has also been divided by accusations of arrogance and elitism directed towards David Cameron and George Osborne. In response to this it appears the Prime Minister is willing to appease...