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Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Michael T. Klare: ‘Hard Power, Soft Power & Energy Power’

  “The debate over whether U.S. interests abroad are better served by hard power—coercive means such as military force—or soft power—less aggressive means of persuasion, such as diplomacy, economic aid, and propaganda—is perennial. Since becoming president, Barack Obama has emphasized … Continue reading

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VOA News: Video: President Obama Looks For a Political Comeback in 2014

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger What President Obama and Democrats need to do is to switch the national political focus to the economy. On issues like unemployment, Unemployment Insurance, a minimum wage increase, … Continue reading

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The White House: Video: Weekly Address: Ensuring 2014 is a Year of Action to Grow The Economy

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger With the weak December jobs report President Obama should be calling for a huge infrastructure investment bill somewhere in the hundreds of billions of dollars. And even call … Continue reading

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