All news tagged with #Obama

Reese Erlich, USA 02/22/2018 0

The U.S. Is Permanently Occupying Northern Syria, and That’s Trouble

How did the United States get tangled up in another Mideast quagmire?
Jon Jeter, USA 02/07/2018 0

Obama, Being Black, Was Perfectly Suited to Deliver the Racist Message

As a result of his complexion, Obama was given a pass for his racial demagoguery, similar to conservatives forgiving Richard Nixon for his entreaties to China. In a sense, only the impeccably anti-communist Nixon could go to China and, in that same sense, only the phenotypically black Obama could safely disrespect blacks with such vitriol.
Jon Jeter, USA 02/04/2018 0

Black Faces in High Places While the Nation Circles the Drain

Foreshadowed by his roots and bottle-rocket-like rise, Barack Obama’s legacy is one of betrayal and what might have been,… From the outset, he courted and was courted by the pillars of counter-revolution, his very blackness a cloak for his Manchurian mission.
John Feffer, USA 01/14/2018 0

Trump and the Neocons Are Exploiting an Iran Protest Movement They Know Nothing About

The last time Iranians went out onto the streets in large numbers, they were protesting what they thought was a stolen election.
Richard Eskow, USA 01/14/2018 0

The GOP’s 100-Year War Is Bigger Than Taxes or Trump

While the nation obsesses about Trump, he and his fellow Republicans are radically rewiring our political and economic order.
Julia Conley, USA 01/12/2018 0

Trump Has Spent More Than Three Months This Year At His Properties, Adding to Ethics Concerns

"Americans, on average, get 15 paid vacation days a year, but use only 12. Trump has taken more than 100."
Danny Sjursen, USA 01/02/2018 0

Three Administrations, But One Standard Playbook for Endless War

From Bush to Obama to Trump, it's just more of the same on overseas war.
Nick Turse, Italy 12/30/2017 0

Donald Trump’s First Year Sets Record for U.S. Special Ops: Elite Commandos Deployed to 149 Countries in 2017

“We don’t know exactly where we’re at in the world, militarily, and what we’re doing,” said Senator Lindsey Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, in October.
Harry Blain, USA 12/02/2017 0

The U.S. Is Stockpiling Nuclear Arms, and the Cost Is Astonishing

We're spending $1.2 trillion on weapons that invariably make the world a more dangerous place.
Daniel Haiphong, USA 11/30/2017 0

The Intercept’s Partisan Attack On WikiLeaks

However politically flawed, WikiLeaks has done humanity a service by exposing the Democratic Party as but another organ of the rich.