6 episodes

In this series, leading academic researchers in the School of Arts and Social Sciences at City University discuss some of the main issues surrounding Barack Obama in the race to the White House 2012.

The Race for the White House 2012 City, University of London

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In this series, leading academic researchers in the School of Arts and Social Sciences at City University discuss some of the main issues surrounding Barack Obama in the race to the White House 2012.

    • video
    Obama drones on - Aggie Hirst

    Obama drones on - Aggie Hirst

    Drone attacks have increased ten-fold under President Obama. In today's election perspective Dr Aggie Hirst discusses the use of unmanned attack aircraft in the Middle East.

    • 4 min
    • video
    Losing faith in the dollar? - Michael Ben-Gad

    Losing faith in the dollar? - Michael Ben-Gad

    The biggest challenge facing the US is the growing size of its public debt, says Professor Michael Ben-Gad.

    • 5 min
    • video
    The mess in the Middle East - Rosemary Hollis

    The mess in the Middle East - Rosemary Hollis

    The Middle East will be a major issue for whoever wins the election says Professor Rosemary Hollis in today's US election preview interview.

    • 3 min
    • video
    The new American dream - Toby Miller

    The new American dream - Toby Miller

    The third in our series on the race for the White House features Professor of Cultural Studies, Toby Miller, who argues that the American dream has long since become a nightmare.

    • 5 min
    • video
    The gender gap - Suzanne Franks

    The gender gap - Suzanne Franks

    In the second video in our series examining the key issues in the US Presidential election Professor of Journalism, Suzanne Franks, discusses the role gender plays in deciding the victor and warns that cyclone Sandy may overshadow everything else.

    • 3 min
    • video
    Obama the military aggressor - Inderjeet Parmar

    Obama the military aggressor - Inderjeet Parmar

    In the first of a series of videos examining the key issues in the US Presidential election 2012 Professor of International Politics, Inderjeet Parmar, highlights Obama's record of military aggression on the world stage.

    • 6 min

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