Friday, November 21, 2008

"Obama's transition team raises hopes for developing world sciencel"

Mexican-born Mario Molina is
in Obama's transition team.

David Dickson and Paula Leighton write in SciDev.Net (21 November 2008):
Prospects for enhanced US interest in promoting science in developing countries have been substantially raised by two appointments to the team set up by president-elect Barack Obama to oversee the design and staffing of his new administration.
Comment: This is an example of how the Obama administration has an initial advantage in repairing the damage done to American prestige and reputation abroad by the Bush administration. JAD

1 comment:

Matthew Cain said...

Matthew Taylor, former adviser to Tony Blair, has some interesting advice on handling the transition into power: