We in the fields of population and reproductive health will not soon forget the suffering caused by the policies of the last eight years. Thanks to Ben Zuckerman for this article.
If Barack Obama’s tour of Europe and the Middle East does anything, it will give the senator from Illinois a taste of just how desperate the world beyond US borders is for the very brand of change he’s advocated these many months. Sure there are the obvious points: the promise to pull out of Iraq, the reinvigoration of a kind of outwardly focused global neo-liberalism and engagement with allies and foes alike on everything from climate change to countering terror. But this month’s World Population Day pointed to another reason the Bushies can’t leave office fast enough.
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