The transition has ended; a new U.S. government is in place with a new economic agenda.
The streets of Washington D.C. were filled this morning with hopeful Americans who came to witness a great moment in history, the moment that America’s first African-American president took office. As Americans gathered together in perhaps the largest crowd that has gathered in America and as others gathered around TV screens elsewhere in the country, they were conscious of watching their savings dwindle, their jobs disappear and their ambitions turn to despair. More than ever, the American people seek a new era highlighting the change that President Barack Obama has promised. More