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South Africans Reflect on Mandela’s ‘Rainbow Nation’

This National Public Radio feature interviews South Africans and gives a fascinating map of the work-in-progress of this ‘Rainbow Nation.’ Here’s an taste: click to hear the whole feature… From the interview with political commentator Justice Malala: “When I was 20 years old, 23 years ago, I walked with fear in Johannesburg and in Pretoria […]

Who Does Obama Stand With? Projected Leadership Legacies

Cartoons can show us what we’re projecting onto our leaders. Our projections are as important as a politician’s promises. We judge our leaders by our hopes and fears, and we project them onto their actions. In many ways, citizens are the ones who stand with Obama — or any politician. This Mike Luckovich cartoon shows […]