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What Obama Doesn’t Want You to Know About Uzbekistan

Evan El-Amin | Shutterstock.com Death is usually a sad event. The passing of a world leader, particularly one who brought stability to a tense part of the...

Obama says Americans too ‘lazy’ to explore the world, triggers backlash at home

President Barack Obama says Americans are so uninterested in the rest of the world because they...
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Video: ‘I will swear at you at this forum’ – Philippines President Duerte to...

In an acid comment, Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte called Barack Obama a “son of a b****,” warning the US president against lecturing him over...
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Video: Great expectations: Putin & Obama to meet at #G20 summit, discuss Syrian crisis

All eyes are on Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama, who are now holding a meeting - on day two of the G20 summit in...

Philippines leader calls Obama ‘son of a b****,’ rejects lecturing from US on human...

In an acid comment, Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte called Barack Obama a “son of a b****,”...
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Video: Obama urges Beijing to avoid flexing its muscles in South China Sea

The leaders of China and the US have attended a ceremony with the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, while formally signing their countries up...

China must 'abide by international law' in South China Sea dispute – Obama

As China looks to assert itself internationally, US President Barack Obama is urging Beijing to be...

Protests Erupt in San Juan as Obama Forms Unelected Control Board to Run Puerto...

President Obama has appointed seven members to a federal control board that will run the finances of Puerto Rico's nearly bankrupt government...
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Video: Protests Erupt in San Juan as Obama Forms Unelected Control Board to Run...

http://democracynow.org - President Obama has appointed seven members to a federal control board that will run the finances of Puerto Rico's nearly bankrupt ... Via...

When Putin Bailed Out Obama

Three years ago, when a reluctant President Barack Obama was about to launch an attack on Syria, supposedly in retaliation for President...
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Video: Glenn Greenwald: Clinton Believes Obama Has Not Been Militaristic Enough

http://democracynow.org - Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald looks at the foreign policies of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. "You have ... Via Youtube
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Video: Too Little, Too Late: Obama/Bush In Louisiana

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJJbTZHIz38&w=580&h=385] In this video, Rachel Blevins looks at the fact that while President Obama's initial response to the massive flooding in Louisiana looked a...

When Putin Bailed Out Obama

Exclusive: As pressure again builds on President Obama to attack Syria and press a new Cold War with Russia, the...
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Video: Baltimore Cops React to RNC Sheriff David Clarke and Obama’s Call for ‘Goodwill...

Retired police Neill Franklin and Michael Wood Jr. join new TRNN producer Kwame Rose and Paul Jay to discuss the recent killings of unarmed...
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Video: As Bernie Sanders Condemns Coup in Brazil, Where Are Obama & Clinton?

http://democracynow.org - Earlier this month, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders strongly denounced the impeachment of Brazil's democratically elected president ... Via Youtube

Obama’s Imperial Mideast Policy Unravels

Exclusive: President Obama’s Mideast policy is such a confusing mess that he is now supporting Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria...

Obama’s chances to sign TPP sink as Senate majority leader says no to vote

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) may not be dead in the water, but it’s struggling to stay...

Flood-Ravaged Gulf Coast Residents Ask President Obama to Cancel Federal Offshore Drilling Lease Auction

Blake Kopcho, Sue Prevost, John Clark and Renate Heurich in the entrance to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's office building in...
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Video: Day After Obama Tours Louisiana Flood Damage, Gov’t Holds Massive Gulf Oil &...

http://democracynow.org - On Tuesday, President Obama visited Louisiana for the first time since the devastating floods that killed 13 people and damaged ... Via Youtube
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Video: Trump’s Neo-Fascism Appeals to Victims of Obama/Clinton Economics

The failure of Obama/Clinton economic policies lends credibility to Trump's acceptance speech at the RNC, as he evokes images of “lawless black men and...
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Video: Militarization of Local Police Skyrockets Under Obama

Black Agenda Report's Glen Ford says President Obama may eliminate the 2015 ban on military grade weapon transfers to local police departments. Via Youtube

Large insurers exiting Obamacare exchanges over lack of profit – former exec

Major private insurance companies such as Aetna, which is “extremely profitable,” have fled Obamacare health exchanges,...

Fixing Obamacare: The Democrats Have to Talk About It

Michelle Stoaks takes the blood pressure of patient June Chaper at DuPage Medical Group in Lisle, Illinois, on April 6, 2016. A...

Richard Holbrooke and the Obama Doctrine

Everett Collection | Shutterstock.com   In the early morning hours of January 23rd, 2009 a U.S. spy plane killed 15 individuals in Pakistan near the Afghanistan border. It was...

Donald Trump on Louisiana: ‘Obama Ought to Get Off the Golf Course and Get...

Donald Trump took a swipe at President Obama during his campaign rally in Dimondale, Michigan on Friday afternoon following the New Yorker’s visit...

As death toll climbs in Louisiana flooding, Obama officials urge no race, color discrimination

With torrential rains and fatal flooding battering parts of the southern US, the Obama administration has...

Hillary Used the Word “Assassination” in 2008 Anti-Obama Campaign

a katz | Shutterstock.com “Words matter, my friends. And if you are running to be president, or you are president of the United States, words can have tremendous consequences. ” — Hillary Clinton,...

Hillary Used the Word “Assassination” in 2008 Campaign against Obama

by John V. Walsh / August 16th, 2016 Words matter, my friends. And if you are running to be president, or you are president of...

Obama gave $1bn to private prisons, bypassing law amid 2014 immigration crisis – report

The Obama administration bypassed public bidding laws to seal a $1 billion deal with the largest prison company in the US, all to handle...

Obama tells Democrats not to get overconfident about Clinton victory

US President Barack Obama has warned Democrats not to become too confident about their prospects in the upcoming presidential election. "If we are not running...
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Video: Benghazi Survivor Speaks Out Against Hillary/Obama and ISIS Funding

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPXstdKo0nQ&w=580&h=385] In this video Luke Rudkowski interviews U.S. Marine Corps veteran and Benghazi survivor John Tiegen on how he thinks Barack Obama and Hillary...
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Video: Donald Trump Claims Obama & Clinton Founded ISIS, But Bush Negotiated U.S. Withdrawal...

http://democracynow.org - As Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump claims Barack Obama and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton founded the ... Via Youtube

That time in 2008 when Hillary Clinton said Obama might be assassinated (VIDEO)

This week’s controversy over comments by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and the assassination of his...

Stalling Obama’s Overtures to Russia

Washington’s foreign policy mavens are thwarting President Obama’s moves to work with Russia to resolve the Syrian war and reduce...
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Video: The Resurgent Movement for Public Education in the Obama Era

The Real News spoke to author and journalist Nikhil Goyal at last week's DNC about growing calls to reform our education system and whether...
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Video: Obama: US failed to plan for peace and security in Libya after toppling...

President Barack Obama took responsibility for not being 'sufficiently attentive' to the power vacuum in Libya after an international coalition toppled the country's ... Via...

Obama at Pentagon: Syria Mess Is All Assad’s Fault

Some presidents grow in office and some presidents grow once out of office (Jimmy Carter comes to mind). But some presidents seem...

Drop in a bucket: US still leads on prison numbers, despite Obama’s clemency

While President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 214 offenders, the US remains a world leader...
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Video: Michael Eric Dyson vs. Eddie Glaude on Race, Hillary Clinton and the Legacy...

http://democracynow.org - On Wednesday night, President Obama addressed the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and implored the nation to ... Via Youtube

US ‘not sufficiently attentive’ to Libya aftermath, Obama says amid new airstrike campaign

President Barack Obama took responsibility for not being “sufficiently attentive” to the power vacuum in Libya...

Turkey Says Obama Lies — U.S. Was Behind Failed Coup

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org U.S. President Barack Obama has been resisting the demands of the Turkish government to extradite the person that Turkey...

Get a room! Hillary & Obama’s hug triggers Photoshop contest for the ages

Published time: 29 Jul, 2016 23:10 The endorsement of the first female presidential nominee of a major...
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Video: President Obama Implores Nation to Vote for Hillary Clinton: “Carry Her the Same...

http://democracynow.org - The Democratic National Convention has entered its final day. Tonight Hillary Clinton will make history when she becomes the first ... Via Youtube
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Video: Joseph Stiglitz to Clinton: Don’t Repeat Obama Mistakes of Supporting TPP, Failed Financial...

http://democracynow.org - In part two of our interview with Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, he says Obama's mistakes are supporting the ... Via Youtube

Obama Said Hillary will Continue His Legacy and Indeed She Will!

Leading up to Monday’s Democratic Party convention, Hillary chose Blue Dog Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia as her VP. This was followed by the...
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Video: Protesters clash with police outside DNC as Obama praises Clinton as ‘most qualified’...

President Obama praises the Democrat's nominee Hillary Clinton, to succeed him in the White House. But Anti-Clinton protesters clash with police and burn US...

‘No on TPP': Hecklers & other distractions during Obama’s DNC speech

President Barack Obama’s speech on Wednesday highlighted the need for party unity and long term commitment...

Michele Obama touts Clinton as best for children’s future

Michelle Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention focused on the importance of a president as...

Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership President Obama's Vietnam?

President Obama, US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and business leaders discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership at the US Department of Agriculture in Washington,...

Obama's Half-Brother Says He’s Voting for Donald Trump

President Barack Obama's half-brother Malik, also known as Abongo or Roy, is about three years older than his more famous half-sibling. (The...

So much for brotherly love… Malik Obama says he’d vote for Trump

Barack Obama’s half-brother Malik, once a longtime Democrat, says he is now a Republican who will vote for Donald Trump in the upcoming presidential...

Afghanistan: President Obama’s Vietnam

Exclusive: President Obama is keeping U.S. troops in Afghanistan fighting an unwinnable war for fear of the political consequences if...

Obama vetoes bill capping expenses of former presidents at $200k a year

Taxpayers will continue to foot big bills for former presidents after Barack Obama vetoed new laws...
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Video: Obama makes joke after commenting on Munich attack

US President Barack Obama commented on the Munich mall shooting in Washington DC, Thursday. After offering his condolences to Germany, the US leader ... Via...

President Obama jokes during comments on Munich shooting (VIDEO)

President Barack Obama made the White House press corps giggle while speaking about the deadly Munich...
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Video: Word for word: ‪‎Melania Trump‬ plagiarizes part of ‪Michelle Obama‬’s 2008 DNC speech

After Melania Trump's headline speech at the Republican National Convention, many noticed that what the billionaire's wife said seemed familiar, something ... Via Youtube

Obama orders review of ban on military-grade police equipment – report

President Barack Obama is reportedly going to rethink his 2015 ban on military-grade equipment sales to law enforcement after eight police officers were killed...
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Video: GOP Delegate & Schoolteacher: Melania Trump Gets a “Zero” for Plagiarizing Michelle Obama...

http://democracynow.org - On Monday night, Donald Trump's wife Melania Trump gave the keynote address. But the speech was not without controversy. Via Youtube

Obama grants EPA more power to regulate harmful chemicals … but doesn’t do nearly...

On June 22, President Obama signed into law a massive overhaul of the federal rules for regulating toxic chemicals, implementing a plan to test...

Obama responds to truck attack in Nice, France

In response to the attack killing more than 84 people in a crowd celebrating Bastille Day...

Newt Gingrich blames Obama for Nice attack, calls for screening of all Muslims (VIDEOS)

Newt Gingrich has blamed President Barack Obama for the Nice attack, claiming it was the fault...

Obama condemns Nice attack

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Video: Dallas: Five Police Officers Shot Dead; Obama Condemns “Vicious, Calculated and Despicable Attack”

http://democracynow.org - In Dallas, Texas, five police officers have been shot dead and six others wounded. They were shot while patrolling a demonstration ... Via...

Outgoing Obama wants extension of Russia nuclear treaty to thwart future changes – report

US President Barack Obama is reportedly considering offering Russia the chance to extend the New START treaty regarding the deployment of nuclear weapons. He...

Hacked messages of #BlackLivesMatter leader reveal Obama admin’s plan for ‘summer of chaos’ and...

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is coordinating with Democratic activists to so disrupt the upcoming Republican and Democratic National Conventions that martial...
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Video: ‘There is no possible justification for these attacks’ – Obama on Dallas shooting

US President Barack Obama condemned the "vicious, calculated and despicable" attack on 12 law enforcement officers in Dallas, which saw 5 officers killed and...

10 states sue Obama administration over transgender bathroom rules

Ten more states are suing the Obama administration over rules requiring public schools to allow transgender...

‘Now it’s war. Watch out Obama & BlackLivesMatter punks’ – ex-Congressman Joe Walsh

As the US find itself in the grip of heightened racial tensions, former Illinois Republican Congressman...

If You Like Obama, You’ll Love Trump

Oh what fun we have with the nonsense that flows out of the mouth of Donald J. Trump. The man is suffocatingly banal,...
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Video: U.S. Policies Have Not Changed: Banned Under Bush, Tariq Ramadan Speaks Out Against...

http://democracynow.org - In 2004, Tariq Ramadan accepted a job at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, and Time magazine listed him among the...

Obama Drone Casualty Numbers a Fraction of Those Recorded by the Bureau of Investigative...

The US government Friday claimed it has killed between 64 and 116 "non-combatants" in 473 counter-terrorism strikes in Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia and...

In Clinton Case, Obama Administration Nullifies 6 Criminal Laws

Eric Zuesse When the Obama Administration, on July 5th, ruled that in regard to Hillary Clinton’s privatized email system while she was Secretary of State,...

For Obama’s Secret Wars, the Record Suggests a Far Worse Reality

Armed drones became the symbol of US counter-terrorism policy under ObamaTargeted killings or assassinations beyond the battlefield remain a highly charged subject....

Anger at Obama over Immigration

President Obama’s mixed record on immigration includes deporting nearly three million people while seeking protections for some categories of undocumented...
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Video: Obama admin: Up to 116 civilians ‘accidentally’ killed in US drone strikes

The US drone strikes have accidentally killed up to 116 civilians in countries that the US is not at war with, the White House...

Poll Disputes Claim of Obama’s Weakness

Democrats’ hawkishness is fed by fear that Republicans will attack them as doves, a concern heightened by the charge that...

Obama admin says up to 116 civilians 'accidentally' killed in US drone strikes

The US drone strikes have accidentally killed up to 116 civilians in countries that the US...

Murder by drone: Obama to announce civilian death toll numbers, but there’s a catch

President Barack Obama is expected to announce the number of civilians killed by "illegal" US drone strikes Friday, but only in countries where the...

BuzzFeed’s Obama Coverage Is 99 Percent Uncritical–and Borderline Creepy

Since its launch as a scrappy clickbait site in 2006, BuzzFeed has grown to become one of the biggest names in online media and...
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Video: Benghazi Report: Congress committee slams Obama, Clinton for lack of action

In the US Congress, Republican members of the House Benghazi Committee have issued a long-awaited report into the deadly 2012 attack on American ... Via...

Obama quietly approves hundreds of offshore fracking drills in Gulf of Mexico

The Obama administration has granted hundreds of offshore fracking permits in the Gulf of Mexico, allowing...

Senate passes Puerto Rico financial rescue bill to Obama for signature

The US Senate passed a bill to financially rescue Puerto Rico, which is mired in debt....

Obama’s Idaho Attorney Again Threatens Americans Who Protest Refugee Sex Crime

Amid a national uproar, President Barack Obama’s U.S. attorney in Idaho is repacking her threat to investigate Americans who are protesting policies...

Obama: Brexit puts European integration project on hold

Britain’s decision to leave the EU has paused the project of full European integration, but will...

Edward Snowden’s legal team to seek presidential pardon from Obama

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s life in exile may not have to be a permanent solution. His lawyers are planning to raise the pressure on...
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Video: The Schulz Brexit breakdown – Defeat for Obama, opportunity for Trump

Ed Schultz from RT America talks about US reaction to Brexit vote result. US have 'too much at stake... too much history' with UK...

Miranda, Obama, and Hamilton: an Orwellian Ménage à Trois for the Neoliberal Age

LEE SNIDER PHOTO IMAGES | Shutterstock.com   History is written by the winners – George Orwell, February 4, 1944 “The Few” v. “The Many” Alexander Hamilton was no people’s champion....
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Video: White House displeased with Brexit but Obama says UK-US ties endure

Another concern sparked by the move is the future of the close ties between London and Washington. The US President has been quick to...
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Video: Hillary’s and Obama’s Top Man James A. Johnson Freaks Out Over Question

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbolMz2XgcY&w=580&h=385] in this video watch former Goldman Sachs, Bilderberg steering committee member and DNC spring puller James A. Johnson freak out and run away...
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Video: Undocumented Mother & U.S. Citizen Daughter Call on Obama to Stop Deportations Despite...

http://democracynow.org - As a split Supreme Court blocks President Obama's Deferred Action for Parents of Americans program, or DAPA, which would have ... Via Youtube
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Video: As SCOTUS Deadlocks on Obama’s Immigration Plan, Immigrants “Continue to Live in Daily...

http://democracynow.org - In a major setback for the immigrant rights movement, a divided Supreme Court has blocked President Obama's plan to shield as ... Via...

Putin Conspiracies, Obama Nonintervention Blamed for Brexit

No theory for the success of Brexit was too far-fetched–as long as the right people were blamed. (Telegraph, 6/21/16) The referendum results in favor of...

As SCOTUS Deadlocks on Obama's Immigration Plan, Immigrants "Continue to Live in Daily Fear"

In a major setback for the immigrant rights movement, a divided Supreme Court has blocked President Obama's plan to shield as many...

How Obama, Clinton, & the DNC forced fracking on the world

This week’s decision by a federal judge to strike down the Obama administration's efforts to regulate,...

Supreme Court blocks Obama anti-deportation order with 4-4 tie

The US Supreme Court split struck a blow against the White House’s immigration agenda with a...

Obama-appointed judge destroys chances of federal regulation on fracking

Imposing federal regulations on fracking – one of the Obama administration’s most ambitious targets – has...

Obama’s ‘misguided’ EU referendum intervention threatens UK sovereignty, say US lawmakers

Republican lawmakers have warned US President Barack Obama his controversial intervention into the British EU referendum debate threatens to harm the “special relationship.” Some 11...

Orlando Killer’s Father Knew Obama?

How close was presumed killer Omar Mateen to the bizarre world of Washington politics? Close enough to raise your hackles about what is really going...
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Video: ‘Dove’ Obama beats ‘hawk’ Bush in number of bombed states

While some criticize Barack Obama for his lack of military action in Syria, the war record of his presidency proves quite the opposite. RT's...

DANGER: Obama Ignores Russia’s Valid National Security Worries

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org When the democratically elected President of Ukraine was violently overthrown in February 2014 and replaced by a rabidly anti-Russian...

Hillary Clinton Received Secret Memo Stating Obama Admin ‘Support’ for ISIS

Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Obama administration was actively supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq, the terrorist group...

Obama goes on tirade against Trump over 'dangerous' Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

President Barack Obama lit into Donald Trump Tuesday, turning the tables to make the impassioned case that Trump is the one who's...

Obama no longer seeking to shutter Gitmo: Report

US President Barack Obama’s administration no longer deems viable using an executive order to close down the controversial the Guantanamo Bay military prison in...

Congress, Obama call for a Financial Control Board for Puerto Rico

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. Rafael Azul On June 11, US President Barack Obama devoted his weekly...
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Video: Mr. Sanders Goes to Washington: Obama Presiding Over “Not a Marriage But a...

Bill Curry, Former Clinton White House Counsel, says Sanders has built an independent political movement that is going to hold the Democratic Party ... Via...
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Video: Obama approves US troops’ broader role in Afghanistan, breaks promises

Barack Obama has reportedly approved broadening the role of US troops in Afghanistan - a decision that once again contradicts his promises to end...
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Video: Obama endorses Clinton, hails her ‘judgement’ despite Benghazi investigation

US President Barack Obama has thrown his support behind Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House. The endorsement comes despite the scandal...

NYPD tackle stunned city cyclist for approaching Obama motorcade (VIDEO)

The Big Apple can be a dangerous place for cyclists, especially if Barack Obama is in...

Another Benefit of Obamagration

Another aspect of President Obama’s “fundamental transformation” appears to be the return of tuberculosis to the United States, adding one more dimension of third...

With the Trans-Pacific Partnership, It's Obama and the GOP vs. the Democrats

President Barack Obama walks through a curtain following a tour of the DreamPlex Coworking Space in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, May...

Obama Administration Delays Release of Hillary Clinton TPP Emails Until After the Election

And with Singapore and a growing list of other countries on both sides of the Pacific, we are making progress toward finalizing a far-reaching...
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Video: Obama’s Defense of Hiroshima Mythology – RAI with Peter Kuznick (1/2)

With vague language about evil in his Hiroshima speech, President Obama essentially defended the mythology that the nuclear attack "saved lives" - says ... Via...
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Video: Okey doke: Obama struggles with his words when tackling Donald Trump in a...

RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook ... Via Youtube

Obama Slams Door in Putin’s Face

Says if Putin doesn’t want Russia’s retaliatory forces eliminated, he’ll need to be the one to press the nuclear button first. Eric Zuesse, originally published...
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Video: Where will Obama go after leaving White House?

While some are still dreaming of moving into the White House, Barack Obama seems to be enjoying his last months in office and preparing...

Obama Tries to Ram His TTIP Down Europeans’ Throats

Eric Zuesse Like the foie gras producer ramming food down ducks’ throats in order to create diseased super-fatty livers that some humans find acceptable to...

Obama Hands Corrupt Ukraine Another Billion US Dollars

Obama Hands Corrupt Ukraine Another Billion US Dollars Daniel McAdams, June 04, 2016 One of the downsides of the US “regime...
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Video: “I Refuse to Support U.S. Armed Drone Policy”: Army Chaplain Reads Resignation Letter...

http://democracynow.org - Former U.S. Army Reserve Chaplain Captain Chris Antal reads his resignation letter to President Obama. "I resign because I refuse to ... Via...

Obama and the Myth of Hiroshima

On May 27, Barack Obama became the first sitting American president to visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, the site of...

Post-Gaddafi Libya’s ‘kind of a mess’: Obama regrets counting on allies too much

The US should have not relied on other members of its anti-Gaddafi coalition in 2011 to...

Obama’s Nuclear Paradox

President Obama participates in a wreath-laying ceremony commemorating the victims of the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima. (Screengrab from WhiteHouse.gov) Of all the accomplishments and...

Obama’s Parting Gifts for Asia

The late “rhetorical pugilist” Christopher Hitchens sub-titled his book God Is Not Great with “How Religion Poisons Everything.” He might have added, and perhaps...
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Video: “I Want the World to Wake Up”: Hiroshima Survivor Criticizes Obama for Pushing...

http://democracynow.org - Extended interview with Setsuko Thurlow, who survived the Hiroshima atomic bombing, about the bombing of 1945 and her push to ... Via Youtube

11 states file lawsuit challenging Obama’s transgender directive

Texas and 10 other states will sue the Obama administration over a directive that forces states...

Is Obama’s Entire Foreign Policy Going Down in Flames?

(To see that 3-minute video of the Syrian war, click here.) Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org LIBYA On May 19th, the Washington Post headlined "Agreement that could lead...

Trump on Obama’s Hiroshima visit: ‘Did he ever discuss sneak Pearl Harbor attack?’

The possible Republican nominee has slammed Barack Obama for not addressing the sudden 1941 attack on...

The Speech Obama Should Have Given in Hiroshima

Barack Obama became the first U.S. President to visit Hiroshima on Friday, more than seven decades after the U.S. B-29 bomber Enola Gay dropped...

"Civil Disobedience Is Survival": Ireri Carrasco Sues Obama Administration for Denying Her DACA

In Chicago, a migrant justice activist is suing the Department of Homeland Security for refusing to renew her DACA protection because of...
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Video: Immigrant Rights Activist Sues Obama Admin for Denying Her DACA over Protests

http://democracynow.org - In Chicago, a migrant justice activist is suing the Department of Homeland Security for refusing to renew her DACA protection because ... Via...
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Video: Kai Bird on Hiroshima & Obama’s Calls for World Without Nukes

http://democracynow.org - President Obama has become the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Japanese city of Hiroshima since U.S. warplanes dropped the ... Via...
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Video: Obama first ever sitting US president to visit Hiroshima

Obama participates at the opening of the memorial commemorating the victims of US nuclear bombing of Hiroshima in 1945. US attack became the first...

Obama’s Hiroshima Speech Was Lovely, Frustrating, and Infuriating

President Obama’s #apology tour keeps a-rollin’ on, am I right? No, hang on. As unforgivable as Obama has been on foreign policy in myriad ways...

How Obama and Clinton Are Endangering All of Us

Eric Zuesse I am a lifelong FDR (Franklin Delano Roosevelt) Democrat and therefore am anything other than prejudiced against the Democratic Party. But, that Party...

Obama Promised Open Government, But Hasn’t Delivered Yet

President Obama took office promising to usher in an unprecedented level of transparency and accountability in the federal government. Back in 2009, when he said...

Obama in Hiroshima: A Case Study in Hypocrisy

President Obama heads to Japan this week for an historic visit to Hiroshima, site of the world’s first use of a nuclear weapon, and...
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Video: Obama Urged to Stop Funding Honduran Military as Questions Grow over US Role...

http://democracynow.org - Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has returned from a visit to Tegucigalpa, where he met with Honduran ... Via Youtube

Obama in Hanoi: Vietnam Arms Embargo To Be Fully Lifted

Obama in Hanoi: Vietnam Arms Embargo To Be Fully Lifted Peter Van Buren, May 24, 2016 What other nation on earth...

Obama in Vietnam: Diplomacy Or Deep State Duplicity?

Obama in Vietnam: Diplomacy Or Deep State Duplicity? Daniel McAdams, May 23, 2016 Ron Paul’s Liberty Report: President Obama’s visit to Vietnam...

Okinawans protest murder by ex-Marine ahead of Obama’s Japan visit

Japanese authorities demanded a better response to crimes committed by US soldiers and contractors in Okinawa,...

Obama ‘confident’ TPP will be ratified in US despite intense opposition

Even though ratification of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has stalled in the US, President Barack Obama said he’s still “confident” the trade deal...

Medical cannabis for military veterans passes Congress, heads to Obama’s desk

Military veterans, particularly those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), may soon get access to medical...

Obama’s Civil Rights Hypocrisy

George Zimmerman tried to sell the gun he used to murder Trayvon Martin. The fear of bad publicity prevented him from successfully auctioning the...

Bernie Sanders visits US-Mexican border, slams Obama’s deportation policies (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

During a visit to the US-Mexican border, Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders criticized America’s current deportation...

‘Biblically wrong’: Oklahoma lawmakers urge Obama’s impeachment over transgender bathrooms

Lawmakers in Oklahoma have introduced legislation calling for President Barack Obama to be impeached because of...

Ron Paul: Improved Relations with Cuba and Iran Are ‘Best Things that Obama Ever...

Ron Paul: Improved Relations with Cuba and Iran Are ‘Best Things that Obama Ever Did’ Adam Dick, May 20, 2016 Speaking...

Obama Plays a Dove in NPR’s Historical Fiction

NPR‘s listicle on Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy distorts recent history. The second thing NPR wants you to know about Hillary Clinton and foreign policy—after “she’s...

Obama’s Creepy Bathroom Crusade

President Obama is spending the waning months of his administration with his grubby hands in an oddly appropriate place: the toilet. Apparently, the prez...

Obama budgets $1.3 billion for illegal minors

$17,613 per child exceeds average annual Social Security retirement benefit President Obama has set aside an estimated $1.3 billion in his wish-list...

Yemen a Major Blot on Obama’s Foreign Policy Record

The United States doesn’t seem to have a clear understanding of what it is doing in Yemen. Pictured: Yemen’s capital, Sanaa. (Photo: Richard Messenger...
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Video: Chomsky on Obama’s Visit to Hiroshima & Presidential Legacy: “Nothing to Rave About”

http://democracynow.org - This month President Obama will become the first serving U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, where the U.S. dropped an atomic ... Via...

Obama Ratchets-Up to Invade Russia

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org An article published May 7th by Andrei Akulov brings together mainly Western news sources, all solid, to make the case...

If Elected, Trump Unlikely to Improve on Obama’s Nuclear-Weapons Record

Donald Trump has demonstrated a willingness to use nuclear weapons if elected president. (Photo: Gage Skidmore / Flickr Commons) Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump...

North Korea, Following China and India, Pledges No-First-Use of Nuclear Weapons–So Could Obama

Astrelok | Shutterstock.com North Korea’s May 7 declaration that it would not be first to use nuclear weapons was met with official derision instead of relief and...

Who Is the More Vicious Liar: Trump, or Obama?

Eric Zuesse There was a drastic refocus by U.S. President Barack Obama away from being anti-jihadist and toward being anti-Russian, after his first Presidential term...

Obama Disastrously Backed the Saudis in Yemen, Now He’s Deploying US Troops to Deal...

The Obama administration has said little about its fresh deployment of American troops to Yemen, where the U.S. has spent the past year backing...

Barack Obama and a quarter-century of US wars

In a front-page article published on May 15, the New York Times calls attention to a significant milestone in the presidency of Barack Obama:...

How Obama Aims to Conquer Crimea

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org When U.S. President Barack Obama perpetrated his coup d’etat in Ukraine in February 2014, and even had his agent Victoria Nuland...
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Video: Russia on menu? Obama gathers Nordic leaders for summit in Washington

US President Barack Obama is hosting his counterparts from five Nordic nations in Washington. While officials were somewhat vague about the agenda, NATO's ... Via...

Obama Tells African Americans It's Their Victimhood That Ties Them Together

Speaking at the Howard University graduation ceremony in Washington, D.C., President Obama told the graduates of the historically black college to "be...

President Obama Should Meet A-Bomb Survivors, and Heed Their Call To Ban the Bomb

President Obama is considering a visit to Hiroshima during the G-7 economic summit in Japan later this month. Hiroshima is an impressively...

‘Dangerous White House propaganda’: Obama team & GOP battle over Iran media spin

Mainstream media outlets in the US had a tough week after being accused of being puppets...

Obama Broke Pledge To Demand Syrian Opposition’s Separation From Nusra Front

The gradual erosion of the cease-fire in Syria over the past month is the result of multiple factors shaping the conflict,...
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Video: Obama to Make History with Hiroshima Visit, as U.S. Quietly Upgrades Nuclear Arsenal

http://democracynow.org - President Obama will become the first serving U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, later this month. The White House said Obama ... Via...

Bundy sues Obama, Nevada officials as groups urge govt to seize his cattle

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy is suing President Barack Obama and other officials, seeking his release from...

U.S. & Russia Reaffirm Commitment to U.N. Peace Process in Syria, Despite Obama’s Opposition

Eric Zuesse On May 9th, the U.S. and Russia issued a "Joint Statement of the Russian Federation and the United States on Syria”, saying that, "The Russian...
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Video: Why Is Obama Preparing For A Conflict With Russia Now?

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpYYnEy0Qg8&w=580&h=385] In this video Luke Rudkowski gives you a full updated geo political breakdown of the latest tensions between Vladimir Putin of Russia and...

Obama: TTIP Necessary So As to Protect Megabanks From Prosecution

Eric Zuesse On May 7th, Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten, or German Economic News, headlined, "USA planen mit TTIP Frontal-Angriff auf Gerichte in Europa” or “U.S. Plans Frontal Attack...

'This is not a reality show': Obama urges MSM to scrutinize Trump (VIDEO)

President Obama has called on the mainstream media to hold Donald Trump to account by reporting...

How Obama ‘Legalized’ the War on Terror

Among the troubling legacies of Barack Obama’s presidency is his consolidation of the dubious legal principles that George W. Bush...

Why Obama Prioritizes Ousting Assad Over Defeating Syria’s Jihadists

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Dr. Christina Lin, a leading young scholar on jihadist groups, opened her April 8th commentary at Asia Times: In a blunder...

Tides may be turning for shell companies: Obama releases plan to close offshore finances...

President Barack Obama announced on Thursday that a crackdown on the international offshore banking loopholes highlighted...

Russia Accuses Obama of Supporting Al Qaeda in Syria

Eric Zuesse On May 4th, Russia’s Sputnik news agency headlined "Lavrov: US Tried to Include Al-Nusra Front Positions in 'Silent’ Period”, and reported that Russia’s Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, speaking in Moscow about the lengthy negotiations...

Army Captain sues Obama over ISIS fight

An Army Captain is suing President Barack Obama, arguing that the war against Islamic State is...
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Video: Obama on TPP: ‘Other countries should play by rules set by US &...

President Barack Obama says the world should play by America's rules. Words he used to explain how the Trans-Pacific partnership would keep the U.S....

‘Our rules, not China’s’: Obama invokes Beijing threat in defense of Pacific trade deal

The rules of trade in the Asia-Pacific must be written by America, not China, US President...

Obama tosses some crumbs to Sanders on big banks, says he is ‘correct’ in...

President Obama has yet to endorse anyone to take over his job, but only Bernie Sanders’s...

TTIP Leaked Documents Show Obama Demands

Killing Paris Accord Against Climate Change Eric Zuesse "248 pages of leaked Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiating texts” show that the American negotiating position, as...

Dust up at Obama dinner afterparty between US journalists (PHOTO)

The US Institute of Peace is used to warring factions but never before has violence reached...

'High Five!' Obama bites Trump, Hillary & Bernie at his final Washington correspondents' dinner

In his final address at the White House correspondents' dinner Obama lived up to his reputation...

When Putin Called-Out Obama on a Big Lie, Press Ignored It

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org “In 2009, US President Obama said that the missile defense only serves as protection from Iranian nuclear missiles. But now...

President Obama: The Race for the Imperial Legacy

President Obama is racing forward to establish his imperial legacy throughout Russia, Asia and Latin America. ...

Bison anticipated to become official US mammal, bill awaits Obama’s signature

The bison appears on two state flags and old nickels, but the largest land mammal of...
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Video: Why Will Obama Declassify The 28 Pages?

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ucfTUswvlQs&w=580&h=385] In this video we talk about the breaking news of Obama deciding on declassifying 9/11 documents within 60 days. In recent days there...

Michael Moore to Obama: Flint will riot ‘soon’ if you don’t #ArrestGovSnyder

Filmmaker Michael Moore has warned President Obama that riots will begin in the troubled Michigan city...

Weighing Obama’s Economic Legacy–With a Thumb on the Scale

Andrew Ross Sorkin (New York Times, 4/28/16) presented a confused account of the state of the economy and economic policy under President Barack Obama....
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Video: ‘There was never this ‘no boots on the ground’: State Dept unaware of...

There's confusion in Washington over the US president's order to send an extra 250 troops to Syria. Barack Obama had repeatedly pledged to avoid...

Obamacare bankrupting health insurers, too: Largest insurer loses $1 billion a year, says it’s...

Americans who are suffering rate increases and higher out-of-pocket expenses thanks to the healthcare "reforms" of the "Affordable" Care Act, are about to get...
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Video: Obama sends 250 US troops to Syria: Biggest escalation of intervention to date

US President Barack Obama confirmed plans to dramatically increase the American troop presence in Syria by deploying an additional 250 personnel, bringing ... Via Youtube
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Video: ‘It Feels Like Murder’ – Obama Drone Program Whistleblower

Watch all Going Underground episodes here: https://www.youtube.com/user/GoingUndergroundRT/videos Afshin Rattansi goes underground on drones. Via Youtube
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Video: As Saudis Continue Deadly Bombing of Yemen, Is Obama Trading Cluster Munitions for...

http://democracynow.org - President Obama's fourth visit to Saudi Arabia for a meeting with leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council comes as human rights ... Via...
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Video: Obama Pressures Germany to Commit More Troops for NATO Exercises on Ukraine Border

In Europe, President Obama commits more special forces for Syria but Larry Wilkerson says he is more concerned about dangerous and provocative posturing ... Via...
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Video: State Dept never heard of Obama’s ‘no boots on the ground’ in Syria

There's confusion in Washington over the US president's order to send an extra 250 troops to Syria. Barack Obama had repeatedly pledged to avoid...
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Video: “Horrified”: Seymour Hersh Reacts to Obama’s Plan to Send 250 More U.S. Special...

http://democracynow.org - President Obama has announced the deployment of 250 more Special Operations troops to Syria in a move that nearly doubles the ... Via...
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Video: Is the Obama Admin Ignoring the Role of Turkey & Saudi Arabia in...

http://democracynow.org - Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh rejects the Obama administration's claim that the Bashar al-Assad regime carried out ... Via Youtube

US-UK trade deal could take 10 years if Brexit goes ahead, Obama warns

A US trade deal with Britain could take up to 10 years if it were...
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Video: Brexit Debate: ‘We can take advice’ vs. ‘We don’t want Obama over here’

US President Barack Obama has arrived in London for a three-day visit. It will include dining with the royal family and talks with Prime...

Obama Requests Support for Possible War Against Russia

Eric Zuesse According to Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten (German Economic News), on April 23rd, U.S. President Barack Obama is “demanding the active deployment of the Bundeswehr...
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Video: Thousands rally in Hannover against TTIP trade deal a day before Obama’s visit

Thousands of protesters have come out onto the streets of Hannover to say 'No' to the controversial TTIP US-EU trade deal. Many in Germany...

‘Back of free trade queue’: Brits slam Obama for ‘threats’ over Brexit

The British public has been vocal in venting its anger over visiting US President Barack...

‘Part-Kenyan’ Obama dislikes Britain for its colonial past, say ‘dog whistle racist’ Boris &...

London Mayor Boris Johnson and UKIP leader Nigel Farage have been branded “racist” after alleging...

Why Obama really wants Britain to stay in the EU… to impose TTIP on...

US President Barack Obama is in the UK to impose the “toxic” Transatlantic Trade and...

President Obama Can Help Save Saudi Youth Facing Beheading

One concrete outcome that President Obama could pursue on his visit to Saudi Arabia is saving the lives of three Shia youth sentenced to...

As Saudis Continue Bombing Yemen, Is Obama Trading Cluster Munitions for Riyadh's Loyalty?

President Obama's fourth visit to Saudi Arabia for a meeting with leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council comes as human rights organizations...

Groups to Obama: Declare Climate Emergency, Ban Crude Oil Exports

Nadia Prupis Hundreds of organizations on Wednesday filed a legal petition (pdf) calling on the Obama administration to declare a "national climate emergency" and end...

Obama’s UK visit: The hostile reception for US president over Brexit vote ‘meddling’

US President Barack Obama arrives in the UK on Thursday to urge the British public...
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Video: Is the U.S. Backing Rousseff’s Ouster in Brazil? Opposition Holds Talks in D.C....

http://democracynow.org - On Sunday, Brazil's lower house of Congress voted 367 to 137 to start impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff. Via Youtube
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Video: Obama: If we let Americans sue Saudis for 9/11, foreigners will begin suing...

US President Barack Obama has said the classified pages of the 9/11 Commission report that do not “compromise major national security interests” may ... Via...

Obama flies to Saudi Arabia amid rising tensions

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. Bill Van Auken US President Barack Obama arrives in Saudi Arabia today...

Obama: ‘If we let Americans sue Saudis for 9/11, foreigners will begin suing US...

President Barack Obama has said the classified pages of the 9/11 Commission report that do not...
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Video: ‘Total failure’ – Palestine FM on Obama’s foreign policy

Tensions between Palestinians and Israelis have been on the rise amid a wave of stabbing attacks. At least 20 Israelis and 130 Palestinians have...

Irony in the sky: Drones banned in London airspace during Obama visit

US President Barack Obama is renowned for his extensive use of military drones in Iraq,...

More ‘Boots on the Ground’ as Obama Again Bolsters Endless Iraq War

Nika Knight Signaling further escalation of U.S. military force in Iraq, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced Monday that 217 additional troops would be...

Obama: The Conflict Resolution President?

by Louis Kriesberg In the eighth year of Barack Obama’s presidency the struggle over assessing the correctness of his foreign policy is understandably under way....
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Video: Clinton shifts blame for bombing Libya to Obama & Libyan people

Since NATO's intervention in Libya to topple Colonel Gaddafi in 2011, the country has suffered instability and political chaos. Hillary Clinton, who was US...

Obama’s Failed ‘Hope’ in Gaza

Eight years ago, President Obama offered “hope” for change in the world, but politics and pressures won out, with his...

Obama paid just 18% tax and got $22k refund as IRS deadline looms

The dreaded day is nearly upon millions of Americans to file their taxes. On the eve...

'Bizarre': Boris Johnson trashes Obama ‘hypocrisy’ over Brexit

London Mayor Boris Johnson believes any US support for the anti-Brexit campaign would be “bizarre”...

‘Obama shelters IRA sympathizers’: Tory MP blasts US president in Brexit row

US President Barack Obama has been attacked by Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg over his support...

Obama praises US-led coalition for crushing ISIS, fails to mention Russian, Syrian victories

A speech by the American president at the CIA’s HQ has focused on big gains made...

Obama honors women's equality on Equal Pay Day, but says pay equity still lacking

President Barack Obama marked Equal Pay Day in the US by designating as an historic site...

‘Hey, Obama’: N. Korea lambastes US president in nuclear-themed letter from ‘Lincoln’

North Korea is using US history to mock the President Barack Obama in an open letter from his 19th century presidential predecessor, Abraham Lincoln....

Obama to relieve permanently disabled of all federal student loan debt

The Obama administration is directing several federal agencies, including the Department of Education and the Social...

Famed Watergate Reporter says Obama has Made Clinton Email Scandal a Political Issue

Famed Watergate investigator Bob Woodward appeared on Fox News Sunday and weighed in on Hillary Clinton’s email scandal, as well as President Obama’s decision...

‘Worst mistake as president’: Obama admits he had no plan after Libya regime change

Failing to plan for the aftermath of the US-led military intervention in Libya was President Barack...

FCC to fine mobile company record $51 million for defrauding ‘Obama phone’ Lifeline program

The Federal Communications Commission will fine a mobile provider $51.1 million for creating tens of thousands of fake Lifeline accounts. The Lifeline program, or...

Why Did Obama Deport 85 Muslim Asylum Seekers?

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has sparked backlash and controversy with his proposals to ban Muslims from entering the United States --...
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Video: #Deported2Death: Why Did Obama Deport 85 Muslim Asylum Seekers?

http://democracynow.org - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has sparked backlash and controversy with his proposals to ban Muslims from ... Via Youtube

German Economic News Reports Obama Has Abandoned His ‘Neocons’

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org German Economic News (Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten, or DWN), the most reliable news-source on geostrategic matters, reported, on March 31st, that U.S....

The Establishment Strikes Back at Obama

Since President Obama went public with his objections to U.S. foreign policy orthodoxy and its many wars, the Establishment has...

‘No doubt’ US drone strikes killed civilians, Obama says

US President Barack Obama has said there is “no doubt” that innocent civilians have been killed...

Obama and Xi announce joining climate change pact, urge others to do so

China and the US will sign the Paris Agreement on combating climate change next month, and...

‘Terrorism threat’ main focus of Obama’s final nuclear security summit

While President Barack Obama’s final nuclear security summit focuses on the threat of atomic terror in...
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Video: “2 Steps Forward, 1 Step Back”: Will Obama’s New Opioid Proposal Continue the...

http://democracynow.org - President Obama has unveiled a series of steps aimed at addressing the epidemic of opioid addiction in the United States. In 2014,...
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Video: Strained relationship: Erdogan’s one-on-one with Obama in question

Washington and Ankara are trying to put a brave face on their strained bilateral ties. It emerged earlier that President Obama will not host...

Obama grants early release to 61 prisoners convicted of drug crimes

President Barack Obama commuted the sentence of 61 federal prisoners who were behind bars for nonviolent...

Obama in Arabia

Like his predecessors, President Obama is putting cozy ties with the Saudi royals ahead of telling the truth to the...

Obama urges rethink on US drug policies as opiod overdoses kill more than traffic...

President Barack Obama is urging a major re-think of US drugs policy, saying treatment programs are...

Slap in the face: Obama administration to cut off Flint emergency aid

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. James Brewer The US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance being provided...

Obama’s Fakery, ‘News’ Media’s Suckery

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org How can it be that the same news-medium that reported, on 22 April 2015, that the Obama Administration allows...

Obama high court pick Merrick Garland: A record of support for police powers

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. Tom Carter In the roughly two weeks since President Obama nominated Merrick...

‘Capitalists, communists, socialists… just decide what works’ – Obama

US President Barack Obama told an audience of young Argentinians there was no great difference between...

Obama Pays Tribute, but Doesn't Say "Sorry" to Argentine Victims of Kissinger's Allies

President Obama on Thursday recognized the role of the US government in Argentina's Dirty War, a campaign of violence waged for seven...
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Video: President’s tango: Barack Obama dancing at state visit in Buenos Aires

US President Obama met with President Mauricio Macri and addressed reporters in Buenos Aires on Wednesday afternoon. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air ... Via Youtube
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Video: Obama Arrives in Argentina Amid Protests Against his Visit

Argentine social movements protest Obama's visit on the 40th anniversary of a US-supported coup, as well as his praise for the new neoliberal President. Via...

Obama’s Foreign-Policy Self-Enslavement

Exclusive: President Obama may have seen his refusal to bomb Syria in 2013 as his “liberation day” from Official Washington’s...

Hundreds Protest Obama Administration's Plans to Expand Offshore Drilling in Gulf

TRANSCRIPT: JESSICA DESVARIEUX, TRNN: Welcome to the Real News Network. I'm Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore. The Obama administration's Bureau of Land Management has...
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Video: Hundreds Protest Obama Administration’s Plans to Expand Offshore Drilling in Gulf

Climate activists say that US government and Big Oil both profit from offshore drilling lease while ordinary people pay the price. Via Youtube

Obama’s Curious Interview

Exclusive: President Obama’s out-of-school interview with The Atlantic has provided more questions than answers, including why Obama publicly unloaded on...

Super Soft On Islamic Terror: Obama Says That ISIS ‘Is Not An Existential Threat...

Michael Snyder (RINF) - In the wake of the horrible bombings in Brussels, Barack Obama is insisting that there is no need to change our...
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Video: No hugs for Obama: Awkward moment with Castro at Havana presser

Raul Castro turns down Barack Obama's hug attempt at presser during US President's visit to Cuba. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube

Obama in Argentina: ‘Destroying’ ISIS a top priority

Calling Islamic State “vicious killers,” US President Barack Obama vowed to “destroy” the group but urged patience and wisdom in doing so. Questions...

Understanding Obama’s Foreign Policy

Eric Zuesse On 28 May 2014, U.S. President Barack Obama addressed the West Point Military Academy class of graduating cadets, future leaders of America’s armed...

With Obama in Cuba, Pro-Torture Pundits Suddenly Concerned With Human Rights

US President Barack Obama landed in Havana Sunday to great fanfare, both in Cuba and stateside. His visit marks a significant shift of the...

"Around the World" Fight Against Terrorism Urged by Obama Administration After Brussels Bombings

In a photo released by the White House, President Barack Obama and National Security Advisor Susan Rice talk listen to Homeland Security...

Obama Nominates Fern to Supreme Court

NEVER MISS ANOTHER STORY News never stops happening, even when the cameras aren’t paying attention.That’s why Truthout reports seven days a week, 365 days a...
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Video: Castro to Obama: U.S. Has Double Standards When it Comes to Human Rights

Lawrence Wilkerson, Former Chief of Staff to Secretary of State , says that it is hypocritical for the United States to judge the Cuban...

Obama addresses Brussels terror attacks, calls on Congress to end Cuban embargo

Speaking in Havana, US President Barack Obama pledged to do “whatever is necessary” to aid Belgium...

Ron Paul on Obama in Cuba – Too Soon Or Too Late?

Daniel McAdams President Obama’s trip to Cuba is making history: it has been nearly a century since an American president set foot on Cuban soil....

Castro Demands Obama Drop Blockade, Return ‘Illegally Occupied’ Guantánamo

Fifty-five percent of Americans said they support ending the 54-year-old trade embargo Lauren McCauley During the first family's historic visit to Cuba on Monday, the Cuban...
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Video: Cuban police break up protest ahead of Obama’s visit

Counter-protesters and police broke up an anti-government demonstration in Havana, hours before the arrival Obama. About 300 government backers ... Via Youtube

Obama Visits Cuba, but Will US Ever End Embargo, Give Back Guantánamo?

President Obama has arrived in Cuba for a historic three-day visit, becoming the first sitting US president to visit the island in...
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Video: Obama Visits Cuba in Historic Trip, But Will U.S. Ever End Embargo &...

http://democracynow.org - President Obama has arrived in Cuba for a historic three-day visit, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to visit the island in...

Cuban comic says Obama changed script, added Cuban slang to phone call skit (VIDEO)

A video of a telephone conversation skit between President Barack Obama and Cuban comic Luis Silva...

NAFTA and Obama’s Proposed ‘Trade’ Deals Are UnConstitutional

Eric Zuesse NAFTA and other mega-‘trade’ deals are actually about lots more than merely ‘trade’; they’re about sovereignty — the ability of each of the participating nations...
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Video: Obama Set To Put In New Law That Can Put Everyone In Jail

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNX2x9pEt7w&w=580&h=385] In this video Luke Rudkowski documents the biggest legal change in privacy law that will have a profound affect on the American way...

EU-funded BBC documentary on Obama sparks allegations of anti-Brexit bias

The BBC has produced an uncritical documentary series on Barak Obama’s presidential legacy using cash...
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Video: Obama’s Visit to Cuba: Dangers and Benefits to The Cuban Revolution

Alex Main and James Early, delve into the risk benefit analysis of opening up to the United States. Via Youtube

Castro government welcomes Obama, US corporate heads to Cuba

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. Alexander Fangmann President Barack Obama traveled to Cuba on Sunday, leading an...

Obama’s Break with the Establishment

Exclusive: President Obama, with his characteristic diffidence, has announced his “liberation” from the Washington foreign-policy “playbook,” but the national security elite...

Obama: New Google deal will bring wifi, broadband to Cuba

President Barack Obama began his historic three-day visit to Cuba Sunday and, despite landing in the...

Dozens of protesters arrested as Obama lands in Cuba for ‘historic visit’ (VIDEO)

Cuban authorities have arrested more than 50 anti-government protesters just hours before Barack Obama’s plane touched...

Boris v Barack: London mayor accuses Obama of Brexit ‘hypocrisy’

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has called US President Barack Obama’s intervention in the EU...

Will We Miss President Obama?

Exclusive: President Obama doesn’t take on Official Washington’s powerful neocons head-on, but he does drag his heels on some of their crazy...
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Video: Flint Residents: “We Need a Public Health Disaster Declaration from President Obama”

http://democracynow.org - This week Michigan Republican Governor Rick Snyder testified for the first time before Congress about lead poisoning in the water ... Via Youtube

Soros-Obama-Merkel-Erdogan Win Control of Europe

Eric Zuesse On Friday, March 18th, a combined effort by George Soros, Barack Obama, Angela Merkel, and Tayyip Erdogan, has arranged to get the EU...

How Obama and Congressional Republicans Intend to Pass TPP Into Law —

After the November Elections Eric Zuesse Back on 10 December 2015, the head of the U.S. Senate, the pro-Obama-trade-deals Republican Mitch McConnell, said that Obama shouldn’t try to...

Obama's Supreme Court Nominee Must Take a Stance on "Citizens United"

President Obama announces his nominee for the Supreme Court vacancy, Merrick Garland, right, currently chief judge for US Court of Appeals DC...

House endorses legal challenge to Obama’s action on immigration

House Republicans will file an amicus brief in a lawsuit contesting President Obama’s executive action on...

Brexiteers tell Obama to let Britain decide its own fate

Pro-Brexit campaigners have urged Barak Obama to stay out of the EU debate after rumors...
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Video: ‘1 foot in EU, 1 in US’? Obama rumored to persuade Brits to...

US President Barak Obama is going to the UK in April, just before opinion polls take place. Rumors abound that he will try to...

Obama nominates Merrick Garland to replace Scalia on Supreme Court

President Barack Obama announced Judge Merrick Garland as his nominee to replace deceased Justice Antonin Scalia...

Obama reverses policy on oil drilling along Atlantic coast

Environmentalists and the US military both welcomed the Obama administration’s cancellation of anticipated oil drilling permits...
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Video: No Clemency For You! Obama’s “Legacy-Defining” Program Struggles

Executive editor and founder of Black Agenda Report Glen Ford was back for his Ford Report, this time to discuss the Obama administration's struggling...

Obama, the Hesitant ‘Realist’

President Obama has come partially out of the closet as a foreign policy “realist,” but he hesitates in the face...
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Video: ‘Sh*t Show’: Obama blames Cameron & Sarkozy for ‘mess’ in post-Gaddafi Libya

US President Barack Obama has blamed UK Prime Minister David Cameron and other European leaders for the current chaos in Libya, saying he had...

Obama chides UK & Saudi Arabia, says conflict with China is possible

US President Barack Obama says there is “the potential for conflict with China,” while also criticizing...

Obama makes case for gov access to all digital devices to prevent terrorism and...

Without mentioning the government’s case against Apple directly, President Barack Obama told a Texas audience that...

Jean-Claude Juncker Damns Obama’s Plan for Ukraine

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Jean-Claude Juncker, the most powerful person in Europe, the chief of the European Commission and therefore Europe’s closest equivalent...

Bibi Cancels Meeting With Obama, Demands More Money Instead

Bibi Cancels Meeting With Obama, Demands More Money Instead On his own and through his proxies in what is called the US “Israel Lobby,” Benjamin Netanyahu...
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Video: Obama to Cuba: New Visit, Old Politics

Glen Ford, executive editor and founder of BlackAgendaReport.com, says Obama's visit to Cuba extends rather than breaks old patters of diplomacy between ... Via Youtube

Watchdog audit finds billions in wasted dollars on Obamacare fiasco

There is now yet another reason to be disgusted by the ongoing fiasco known as Obamacare: A new report from the Government Accountability Office...

Obama’s Former Doctor Who Stood Firmly for ‘Medicare For All’ Dies at 92

(Common Dreams) -Dr. Quentin Young, the Chicago-based physician who cared for Martin Luther King, Jr., Studs Terkel, and President Barack Obama and was described...

Netanyahu irked by Obama’s push to revive peace talks: Analyst

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cancellation of a meeting with US President Barack Obama underlines the growing differences between the two leaders, says a...

Nobel-Prize-Winning Economist Condemns Obama’s ‘Trade’ Deals

Eric Zuesse The Nobel-Prize-winning former chief economist of the World Bank, and Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers to the U.S. President, Joseph Stiglitz,...

Obama extends anti-Russia sanctions for another year

US President Barack Obama has signed a new Executive Order that extends economic sanctions against Russia for another year. The decree, published Wednesday on the...
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Video: Loyalty to Obama Drives Black Voter Support for Clinton

Lawrence Brown & Robert Greene discuss why Sanders is having trouble gaining support amongst black voters in the South. Via Youtube

ObamaCare benefiting only 15 percent of Americans

Only 15 percent of Americans say they have benefited from President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law, a new poll shows. Signed into law by Obama...

Obama and Netanyahu Intend Undermining Ceasefire in Syria

Stephen Lendman (RINF) - Washington and Israel jointly instigated and manipulated early 2011 anti-government demonstrations in Syria - used as a pretext for Obama’s war...
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Video: Obama’s Guantanamo closure plan: ’This is about closing a chapter in our history’

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmJABujNJAs&w=580&h=385] President Obama's final year in office marks the Guantanamo Bay detention facility's 15th year in operation. After delivering his closure plan to Congress,...

A Coherent Explanation of Obama’s Foreign Policy

Eric Zuesse Foreign policy is both economic and military. An interpretation of U.S. President Barack Obama’s foreign policy will be presented here that explains both...
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Video: Part 1: Will Obama’s Guantánamo Plan Close the Prison or Just Relocate It...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAsLWC0DYBI&w=580&h=385] http://democracynow.org - President Obama has submitted a plan to Congress to close Guantánamo Bay military prison. Despite Obama's pledge to close the ... Via...
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Video: Part 2: Will Obama’s Guantánamo Plan Close the Prison or Just Relocate It...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VfSi3UjMgu0&w=580&h=385] http://democracynow.org - President Obama has submitted a plan to Congress to close Guantánamo Bay military prison. Despite Obama's pledge to close the ... Via...

Senate Dems start feud with Obama over Israel

US Senate Democrats have started a public feud with President Barack Obama over his decision to exclude provisions on Israeli settlements from a bill...
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Video: Obama’s Plan to Close Guantánamo Too Little Too Late

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nqgaMOlWwvs&w=580&h=385] Omar Shakir, Bertha Fellow and attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights says, the proposal is very similar to the executive order Obama...

Obama’s Supreme Court Nominee

Since their arrival on the American political scene in the eighties and nineties, Green activists and voters have been tagged by Democrats as spoilers...

Would Sanders Be the Arms Control President We Thought We Were Getting in Obama?

President Obama may not have given away the $1.2 million award from the Nobel committee, but that doesn’t mean he should have abandoned his...
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Video: Wife of Ex-CIA Agent to Obama: ‘Pardon My Husband’

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0_7tMd_C9g&w=580&h=385] Holly Sterling, the wife of imprisoned CIA whistleblower, presented a petition at the National Press Club Wednesday morning that asks President Obama to...

Obama’s ‘Moderate’ Syrian Deception

Exclusive: President Obama, who once called the idea of “moderate” Syrian rebels a “fantasy,” has maintained the fiction to conceal the fact that many...
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Video: Who is on President Obama’s Shortlist to Replace Antonin Scalia?

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYSjCecmr64&w=580&h=385] http://democracynow.org - Nearly 30 years ago, Antonin Scalia was approved by the Senate in a unanimous vote. Analysts are projecting a much tougher...

Obama’s Most Momentous Decision

Exclusive: President Obama must decide if he will let the Syrian civil war come to an end with Russian-backed President Assad still in power...

President Obama Fights for Global Warming Even While Talking Against It

Eric Zuesse In some small ways, U.S. President Barack Obama has tried to act against climate-change, such as his Administration’s regulatory action — snubbed recently...
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Video: SCOTUS Blocks Obama Clean Power Plan, Hinders Future of Environmental Legislation

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JG9EW5O_N4A&w=580&h=385] Robert Pollin says legally halting executive order on power-plants poses possible "disaster" for future emissions reduction. Via Youtube

Saudis Goad Obama to Invade Syria

Exclusive: Syrian rebels, including dominant jihadist elements, torpedoed Geneva peace talks by setting preconditions to come to the table. But the maneuver also renewed pressure...

4,000 people calling for trial of ‘war criminal’ Obama

More than 4,000 people have so far signed an online petition on the White House website, demanding the prosecution of US President Barack Obama...

Ron Paul: Obama Caves To Neocons – Military Spending To Skyrocket

It looks like the neocons and the Beltway military-industrial complex are going to get their way, as President Obama’s plan to scale back a...

Obama administration continues suppression of torture photos

Tom Carter On Friday, the Department of Defense released 198 out of around 2,000 photos showing torture and other war crimes perpetrated by US military...
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Video: Obama makes first visit to US mosque, blasts Islamophobia

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CzFelwr9qe4&w=580&h=385] US president Barack Obama made his first visit to an American mosque this Wednesday when he met with Muslim community leaders at the...
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Video: Michael Eric Dyson on “The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7Uo06_NfCw&w=580&h=385] http://democracynow.org - As the 2016 presidential race heats up and the nation marks Black History Month, we turn to look back on President...
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Video: At Mosque, Obama Confronts Islamophobia but Ignores Role of US Foreign Policy

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kiq0rZUfmc0&w=580&h=385] Author Laila el-Haddad praises Obama's defense of Muslim Americans, but says his foreign policy perpetuates anti-Muslim bias. Via Youtube

Obama asks for $3.4bn to fortify NATO’s eastern flank: Report

The United States plans to deploy more heavy military equipment in Europe to fortify NATO’s eastern flank against Russian “aggression” in the region, according...

Obama to visit mosque for first time as president

US President Barack Obama is to make his first visit to a mosque during his time in office next week to make a plea for...
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Video: Obama = killer? Activists put provocative banner opposite US embassy in Moscow

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EFR6yRgvk8&w=580&h=385] Activists from a pro-Russian art organization hung a banner of US President Barak Obama on a building opposite the US embassy in Moscow....
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Video: Black People’s State of The Union Missing from Obama’s Address

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3PclsnHbs0&w=580&h=385] Lester Spence, author of Knocking the Hustle: Against the Neoliberal Turn in Black Politics, says Obama won't be getting a second chance. For...

Is Obama’s Drug Clemency a Mirage?

President Obama once promised hope and that is what some non-violent drug offenders have left as they serve draconian “drug war” sentences. But Obama’s offer of clemency...

EPA head in charge of Flint resigns as Obama pledges $80 million for poisoned...

President Barack Obama announced his administration is giving $80 million to help repairs Flint’s water infrastructure and make the drinking water safe, calling the...
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Video: Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters Launches “Campaign to Close Guantánamo” for Obama’s Last Year...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eih8ZD1xet8&w=580&h=385] http://democracynow.org - Today marks seven years since President Obama signed an executive order calling for the closure of Guantánamo Bay within one ... Via...

Obama Takes a Walk on the Greener Side

Until now, President Barack Obama has embraced gas and oil fracking, encouraged the construction of new nuclear reactors, and hailed government investment in wind...
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Video: Barbara Lee on What Was Left Unsaid in Obama’s State of the Union

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkYuwoAY7Nk&w=580&h=385] In the premiere episode of The Real Capitol Hill, we sit down with Congresswoman Barbara Lee to get her thoughts on President Obama's...

Here’s the Thing About Terrorism Obama Won’t Tell You

One in 3.5 million: That’s your annual risk of dying from a terrorist attack in the United States, at least according to Cato analyst...

President’s Obama’s Goals for Syria Are at Odd With His Actions

U.S. ability to effect change in Syria is limited. (Photo: Thierry Ehrmann / Flickr Commons ) A number of words and terms can be used...

Secretary of State Clinton Disobeyed President Obama

Eric Zuesse At a crucial juncture after the 28 June 2009 coup by Honduras’s oligarchs overthrowing Manuel Zelaya, the popular progressive democratically elected President of...

A Balanced View of the Obama Presidency

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Barack Obama’s Presidency turns out to have been what neither his supporters nor his opponents expected. A balanced historical...

Obama’s Invasion Plan of Syria Was Drawn Up by Kim Roosevelt in 1957

Eric Zuesse The same person, Teddy Roosevelt’s grandson, who planned and headed the CIA coup to overthrow Iran’s progressive secular democratic anti-communist President Mohammed Mossadegh...

Obama-Appointed Head of Ukraine Seems to Have Been Ousted

Eric Zuesse Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the banker whom, on 4 February 2014, U.S. President Barack Obama’s Assistant Secretary of State for European & Eurasian Affairs instructed the...

German Economic News Interviews Seymour Hersh on Obama’s Syria Policy

Eric Zuesse, summary translation from the German: On January 14th, German Economic News interviewed the investigative reporter Seymour Hersh regarding Obama’s war against Syrian President...
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Video: Part 2: An Alternative State of the Union: Progressives on Obama’s Legacy &...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUPsQlrGcu8&w=580&h=385] Democracynow.org - President Obama's State of the Union Tuesday night was the seventh and final of his presidency. Obama defended his record while...

Here’s the Thing About Terrorism Obama Won’t Tell You

Peter Certo State of the Union screen grab by Steve Baker / Flickr. One in 3.5 million: That’s your annual risk of dying from a terrorist...

Here’s the Thing About Terrorism Obama Won’t Tell You

State of the Union screen grab by Steve Baker / Flickr. One in 3.5 million: That’s your annual risk of dying from a terrorist attack...
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Video: Part 1: An Alternative State of the Union: Progressives on Obama’s Legacy &...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86SH7P_trJQ&w=580&h=385] Democracynow.org - President Obama's State of the Union Tuesday night was the seventh and final of his presidency. Obama defended his record while...
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Video: Obama delivers his last State of the Union address

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XMSGRg7zzg&w=580&h=385] US President Barack Obama said in his State of the Union address on Tuesday that America has “the strongest, most durable economy in...
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Video: Medea Benjamin: Gitmo, Korean Peninsula, “Toxic” U.S.-Saudi Ties Should Top Obama’s Agenda in...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egUxi__mZbQ&w=580&h=385] Democracynow.org - Medea Benjamin is the co-founder of CodePink, known worldwide for activism in the cause of justice and determination to confront ... Via...

Has Obama changed America or is he another ‘counterfeit progressive’?

Is Barack Obama a transformational president? That was his ambition: to be more, as he put it, like Ronald Reagan than Bill Clinton, to...

Alli McCracken Says ‘Send Obama to Gitmo’

President Obama should be given props for the progress made in thawing US-Cuban relations, but there’s a piece of unfinished business that he could...

Does Obama’s Nuclear Modernization Make the Unthinkable ‘Thinkable’?

Even those who have advised President Obama on his modernization plan are concerned about the risks posed by the updated weapons by Lauren McCauley A new investigative...

The Hypocrisy of Obama’s Gun Control Crusade

Garry Leech President Barack Obama took to the stage last week to announce the latest initiative in his crusade to make it more difficult for...

Obama, the Crocodile Tears of a Cold Hearted Killer

OBAMA’S TEARS  “Even those tears, I me mine “I me mine, I me mine” — the Beatles   John Chuckman   (RINF) - Had I seen the image of Obama,...
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Video: Resistance & Outrage as Obama Administration Rounds Up Central American Refugees

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mHw37jejEc&w=580&h=385] The new year began inauspiciously for many immigrant families. Federal agents have detained at least 121 people, including children, in raids as part...
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Video: “Every Time I Think About Those Kids It Gets Me Mad”: Obama Tears...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_AjFcX6pWNc&w=580&h=385] President Obama has laid out his plans to take executive action in an attempt to cut gun violence. Part of his plan will...
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Video: ud Music”A Profound Day”: Mother of Teen Who Was Shot Dead over Lo...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWhgaGYzVE0&w=580&h=385] When President Obama spoke about gun control on Tuesday, he was surrounded by family members of people killed in shootings. Standing just behind...
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Video: Gun Owners of America vs. American Constitution Society: A Debate on Obama’s Gun...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQu95RhIVdY&w=580&h=385] As President Obama announces plans to use executive actions to strengthen gun control regulations, we host a debate between John Velleco, director of...
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Video: Executive Action: Bush Opened Guantánamo Without Congress, So Why Can’t Obama Close It?

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQW_w3pFRAg&w=580&h=385] As President Obama takes executive action on gun control without going through Congress, could closing Guantánamo be next? In January 2009, Obama ... Via...
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