By New Statesman - 21 January 09:23
Read and listen to the US president's second inaugural address.
By Steven Akehurst - 20 January 01:02
To be a truly transformative president, Obama must bring the issue of urban poverty out from the political fringes.
By Ben Fox - 05 November 09:04
In Florida, the Democrat charge is that Republicans are trying to stop black people from voting.
By Neal Lawson - 02 November 10:22
The US President is likely to find himself back in the Oval Office – but further from real power than ever.
By Nick Pecorelli - 12 October 04:02
US voters are more socially liberal and increasingly concerned with "fairness", rather than simply "freedom".
By New Statesman - 07 September 07:17
Barack Obama on Mitt Romney's Olympics gaffe.
By New Statesman - 05 September 07:18
Michelle Obama on what she's learned from her husband's presidency.
By Nicholas Wapshott - 04 July 06:12
It's a formidable task to explain the human cost of rapidly reducing the size of the state during a recession.