Posts Tagged: Barack Obama
Obama's made a lot of Faustian bargains over the last seven years. But given his likely successors, what we got over the last two terms may be as good as it gets.
What if world leaders, starting with the U.S., took seriously Pope Francis' call to treat global crises as moral issues?
Under Obama, whistleblowers face a total of 751 months behind bars — compared to 24 months for all other whistleblowers combined since the American Revolution.
Despite progress with Cuba, the Obama administration has done little to dispel doubts about Washington's intentions towards its neighbors to the south.
If he wants to save his legacy on Africa, Barack Obama will have to be more than a shill for U.S. security firms and corporations.
Barack Obama is headed to Ethiopia. Will he speak up for the journalists and activists locked up by Washington's "war on terror" ally?
An innovative new tax could fund climate transition and help rebuild the social safety net. So why is the White House knocking it?
The administration's push to ram massive new trade and investment deals through Congress is an unambiguous concession to corporate power.
The Iran nuclear deal could provide momentum for a nuclear weapons-free Middle East — and eventually a nuclear-free world.
The road ahead for U.S.-Cuban relations is rocky, but at least it's new.