Issues in International Political Economy - November 2009 - Number 119 - The Cost of Questionable Policies
November 17, 2009
Until Barack Obama won the 2008 presidential election, it was taken for granted that no African-American could become president of the United States. Any great talent in that population group, about 13.5 percent of Americans, was discarded for the top position in the country. The situation has changed, and the United States is surely better for it.