On November 4th, 2008, American voters ushered in a new era. The ascent of Barack Obama as the nation's first black president brought with it new hopes for a changed world. But what sort of change, exactly, do we expect? And who will hold the new administration accountable for the change that's been promised?
Amy Goodman, for one. In a wide-ranging speech, the host of the award-winning program Democracy Now! warns us that voting is not enough. Real change only comes when a politicized electorate holds elected officials to their promises, and breaks through the corporate media's stranglehold over our airwaves.
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