election

0 Election 2012: Where do the Candidates Stand on Foreign Aid?

Paul Ryan’s addition to the Romney ticket catapults the election season forward. It also provides a bit more clarity on what a Romney presidency may look like. While other reports will focus on Ryan’s affinity for Ayn Rand, P90X and the impact of his proposed budget on jobs and US…

0 “An African Election” now available

I wrote about this documentary “An African Election” last May when I saw it and talked with its director, Jarreth Merz, at the Seattle International Film Festival. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=FC_6PDuJRXs It’s an amazing film and it’s finally available on Netflix. I highly recommend it. As I wrote about it last year: The…

2 An African Election — Get this film in distribution!

Wow, I wish I could have alerted everyone I know to go see this documentary. I saw it last week (on its final day) at the Seattle International Film Festival. I hope it sees wide distribution soon. The film is An African Election. You and your friends should request it…

0 How U.S. elections may impact foreign aid, policy

Americans are impatient people. We believe in change. Europeans like tradition, consistency. Not us. Others around the world may see our electoral swings as an indication of fickleness, attention deficit disorder or just ignorance. But you could also see it as a celebration of creative destruction. Most of us don’t…