Changes in public opinion toward affirmative action reflect a profound rethinking of race, privilege, and diversity in America.
Compensation grievances have effects far beyond signalling the end of the Twinkie. From Walmart to fast food worker strikes in New York City, minimum wage is a crucial economic issue.
Obama was finally able to break through allegations of stubborn partisanship in the last few days of the campaign.
After a listless performance in the first presidential debate, Barack Obama will have to convince viewers that he understands their problems, while making a strong case for a second term.