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Advice for Obama from Mikhail Gorbachev

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has written an editorial in the International Herald Tribune offering some advice to President Barack Obama: “Judging by Obama’s inaugural speech, he understands that even while he faces the immediate challenge

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has written an editorial in the International Herald Tribune offering some advice to President Barack Obama: “Judging by Obama’s inaugural speech, he understands that even while he faces the immediate challenges of the economic crisis, he should not push to the sidelines problems like poverty and environmental issues, particularly climate change. Fostering economic development and preserving the planet for future generations can be contradictory; the only way to resolve this clash of priorities is to develop policies multilaterally.” Read the rest of the piece here.