Posts Tagged: Barack Obama
Our wildly inflated fear of terrorism is a self-fulfilling prophecy.
In its failure to prosecute bona fide war criminals, the Obama administration has left the door open for all manner of rights abusers to succeed it.
In one fell swoop, President Obama could erase the stain of Guantanamo and make major headway on normalization with Cuba.
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?