"I think Barack knew that he had God-given talents that were extraordinary. He knows exactly how smart he is...He knows how perceptive hs is. He knows what a good reader of people he is. And he knows that he has the ability -- the extraordinary, uncanny ability -- to take a thousand different perspectives, digest them, and make sense out of them, and I think he has never been really challenged intellectually." --Valerie Jarret
Tuesday, January 09, 2007
Hadi Never Died: Hadi Saleh and the Iraqi Trade Unions
Jackie Guerra at Workin' itinterviews Abdullah Muhsin and Alan Johnson, authors of a new book on the history of Iraqi unions and the 2005 assassination of one of its leaders: Hadi Saleh.