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Amy Goodman | Obama assured the CIA that he will not prosecute those who followed the instructions to torture from the Bush administration. Congress might not agree with this leniency.
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Amy Goodman | George W. Bush insisted that the U.S. did not use torture. But the four Bush-era memos released last week by the Obama administration's Justice Department paint a starkly different picture.
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Naomi Klein | If the superfan culture that brought Obama to power is going to transform itself into an independent political movement, we are all going to have to stop hoping and start demanding.
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Murray Dobbin | Barack Obama is in the difficult position of being a president who wants to do good in a position that requires him to serve the U.S. economic elite and maintain American military dominance.
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Rick Salutin | He eludes easy analysis. I've decided that's because his life and experience are so different from most public figures, to whom we have our responses ready.
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Rick Salutin | This past Christmas, I watched some kids, circa 10 years old, face the test of the collapsing Santa myth.
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Alice Klein | As PM, Ignatieff could bring Obama's green recovery home instead of leaving Harper to pump our dirty oil.
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Amy Goodman | It started with a train ride. Barack Obama rode to Washington, D.C., for his presidential inauguration on a whistle-stop tour.
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Rick Salutin | There's another kind of change in politics: not marking it but making it. It's unclear whether Barack Obama will initiate this kind of active change.