Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Search

Obama - search results

If you're not happy with the results, please do another search
video

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
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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

video

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...
video

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,...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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....
video

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...
video

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...
video

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
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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,...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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....
video

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...
video

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
video

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
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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
video

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...
video

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....
video

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 --...
video

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...
video

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,...
video

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...
video

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
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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....
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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,...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...
video

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...

President Obama announces executive action on gun control

President Barack Obama has formally announced plans to expand background checks for those buying guns and impose other restrictions on firearms through executive action....

New Obama rule allows doctors to declare patriots, conservatives and Constitutionalists mentally ill to...

Following the Alinsky—Marx playbooks to the letter, one thing Barack Obama and complicit members of Congress have managed to do during his tenure is...
video

Video: Obama tears up as he remembers Sandy Hook at executive action on gun...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3DSWIqHgoc&w=580&h=385] Obama formally announced plans to expand background checks to buy guns and impose other restrictions on firearms through executive action. The order ... Via...
video

Video: “We Have Been Betrayed”: Activist Who Refused to Shake Obama’s Hand Decries Latest...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxxTljS8mf0&w=580&h=385] Democracynow.org - The Obama administration has begun conducting raids and detaining families as part of an effort to deport Central Americans who have...

How Obama Enables Atrocities

Exclusive: President Obama seems so scared of offending the Saudis and their Israeli allies that he will tolerate almost any outrage, including Saudi Arabia’s mass...

Bernie bucks: Sanders smashes Obama record with $33mn from individual donors

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has broken Barack Obama’s fundraising record from individual donors with more than $33 million in the last three months...
video

Video: McCain makes Obama look ‘blacker’ in 2008 presidential ad — Stanford study

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suinrBm6bKU&w=580&h=385] A racial scandal is brewing in the US following claims that Barack Obama's skin was made to look darker, during the 2008 presidential...
video

Video: “Groundbreaking” Expose Shows Pentagon Thwarting Obama’s Bid to Transfer Guantanamo Prisoners

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qcQxAsoEh6g&w=580&h=385] Democracynow.org - In the nearly seven years since President Obama ordered Guantánamo's closure, Republicans have blocked him at every turn. Now a new...
video

Video: ‘A game of cards’: Seymour Hersh nails Obama & Kerry’s take on Assad

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7IudtaHjBA&w=580&h=385] RT Correspondent Anya Parampil talks with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Seymour Hersh about his latest bombshell piece in the London Review of Books. Via...

Pentagon ‘thwarted’ Obama’s plan to close Guantanamo Bay — report

The Pentagon has been “thwarting” the president’s plans to close the Guantanamo Bay prison for years, Reuters revealed, reportedly creating bureaucratic obstacles and showing...

It’s Official: Over A Trillion Dollars A Year Will Be Added To The Debt...

Michael Snyder (RINF) - Under Barack Obama, the U.S. national debt has risen from $10,626,877,048,913.08 on January 20th, 2009 to $18,795,033,928,275.59 on December 21st, 2015....
video

Video: Angry Libyans lash out at Obama’s independence congratulations

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RlAg0FSpUn4&w=580&h=385] In a message to the Libyan people, the US President said the 2011 Libyan revolution liberated them from “42 years of dictatorship.” Now...

Gallup: Ukrainians Loathe the Government that Obama Imposed

Eric Zuesse On December 23rd, Gallup headlines “Ukrainians Disillusioned With Leadership,” and reports that "nearly nine in 10 Ukrainians (88%) say corruption is widespread in their government,...
video

Video: Seymour Hersh’s Latest Bombshell: U.S. Military Undermined Obama on Syria with Tacit Help...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJ2nEYTkvx8&w=580&h=385] A new report by the Pulitzer-winning veteran journalist Seymour Hersh says the Joints Chiefs of Staff has indirectly supported Bashar al-Assad in an...

Obama Finally Commits to Putin’s Syrian Policy – Yet Continues Violating It

Eric Zuesse The basic policy-difference on Syria has been between U.S. President Barack Obama’s insistence that Syria’s legal President must be ousted before any peace-process...
video

Video: Why did Obama Link San Bernardino Attack with his ISIS Strategy?

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-b51m74St8&w=580&h=385] Vijay Prashad says there is no evidence of an operational relationship between ISIS and the terrorist attack. Via Youtube
video

Video: Obama Countering Terror with Terror

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nxbipR9z3SU&w=580&h=385] Norman Solomon says Obama's oval office speech about gun control and terror leaves out who is the target of our foreign policy, and...

Obama: The Fairy-Tale President?

(Photo: Wikipedia) In fairy tales, the hero makes a wish. After a few trials the wish comes true, and everyone lives happily ever after. But...
video

Video: Obama Touts U.S. Strikes on ISIL, But Can Military Escalation Make Up for...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFoEFos8VdE&w=580&h=385] President Obama has claimed progress in fighting the self-proclaimed Islamic State while urging U.S. allies to do more. On Monday, Obama touted the...
video

Video: Obama Touts U.S. Strikes on ISIL, But Can Military Escalation Make Up for...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Q5hmbKtIUw&w=580&h=385] President Obama has claimed progress in fighting the self-proclaimed Islamic State, while urging U.S. allies to do more. On Monday, Obama touted the...
video

Video: Will Hillary Clinton Do More For Black America Than Did Obama?

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avgv97e76Ec&w=580&h=385] Executive editor and founder of Black Agenda Report Glen Ford slams the latest article from Georgetown university professor and The New Republic columnist...
video

Video: Obama Accused of Giving Poor Nations a “Poison Chalice” by Skirting U.S. Climate...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkepDX1l8gI&w=580&h=385] On Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced plans to double the funding that the United States provides to help developing countries...

Translating Obama’s Speech into Candor

President Obama’s primetime speech on terrorism sought to calm a jittery nation, but by omitting relevant details, he left many thoughtful Americans scratching their heads. To clarify the...
video

Video: What Obama did NOT (but should have) mentioned in address from Oval Office

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3AziLcx-dE&w=580&h=385] United States President Barack Obama addresses the nation shortly after the Islamic State-related San Bernardino shooting. Obama is speaking to the nation ... Via...
video

Video: Naomi Klein Extended Interview on Role of Obama, Trudeau & Austerity at U.N....

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oaORfrEbjTY&w=580&h=385] In Part 2 of our interview with journalist and best-selling author Naomi Klein she examines how the 2008 economic crisis and bank bailouts...
video

Video: No Boots: Obama rules out ground camp, calls for support of current US...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0sYDTJ5F-I&w=580&h=385] In a rare televised address from the Oval Office US President Obama has promised to destroy the Islamic state terrorist group, but ruled...

Real Questions for President Obama

Part of Official Washington’s problem is that most journalists — at least those called on at presidential news conferences — represent the same “group think”...
video

Video: Obama’s address to US nation on security & California shooting

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwwDN4LRJSw&w=580&h=385] United States President Barack Obama addresses the nation shortly after the Islamic State-related San Bernardino shooting. Obama is speaking to the nation ... Via...

Obama’s Credibility Crisis

Exclusive: Inside Official Washington’s bubble, the Important People believe their “group think” is the envy of the world, but the truth is that their credibility...

President Obama Can Expose Corporate Election Spending

Since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision paved the way for unlimited corporate spending on elections, shadowy political organizations that don’t disclose their donors...
video

Video: RT ‘2035’ promo: Retired Obama, John Kerry, & ft President Snowden

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THrZZ95i8zQ&w=580&h=385] RT celebrates it's 10th birthday in December 2015 #RT10. We want to thank you for your support: Thanks for watching! We hope you...

Obama Ignores Russian Terror Victims

By Robert Parry Normally, when a country is hit by an act of terrorism, there is universal sympathy even if the country has engaged in...

Obama rejects Pentagon plan to close Guantanamo

The White House has reportedly rejected the Pentagon’s proposed plan to close the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and build a replacement...

Obama Taunts Putin over Syria

President Obama mocked Russian President Putin for not fixing Syria during the past month and chided him about Moscow’s Afghan quagmire in the 1980s, proving...

Flynn: Obama ignored ISIL intel to fit re-election ‘narrative’

US President Barack Obama ignored early warnings about the rise of Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group in 2011 and 2012 because they did not fit...

Obama urges Putin to de-escalate tensions with Turkey

US President Barack Obama held a closed-door meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, urging him to de-escalate tensions with Turkey after it...

Paris Attacks Spur Hillary Clinton to Distance Herself from President Obama

Hillary Clinton is distancing herself from President Obama’s policy of containing the Islamic State. (Photo: Joe Crimmings / Flickr Commons) The last time the candidate...
video

Video: Back to Square One, Obama Says Assad Must Go

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fDd1zYiekk&w=580&h=385] After Vienna international talks created a political transition in Syria, Trinity College's Vijay Prashad says Obama's pre-condition that Assad must go is lock...
video

Video: Obama orders probe into intel’s alleged doctoring reports on ISIS

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbqFQJFRzbc&w=580&h=385] Barack Obama has ordered an inquiry into whether the Pentagon is covering up its military failures against ISIS. That's after members of the...

Obama Administration releases welfare guide in 14 different languages to help immigrants collect taxpayer-funded...

Obviously, not every Republican voter is enamored with the candidacy of billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump, but the one issue where...
video

Video: US lawmakers tell Obama to fight ISIS instead of Assad

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvma1NvZ-S4&w=580&h=385] US lawmakers are calling on Obama to focus on fighting Islamic State in Syria, rather than trying to oust the Assad regime. Patricia...
video

Video: Legal Challenge Led by 26 State Governors Blocks Obama Immigration Order

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTN-eNBdjjw&w=580&h=385] Salvador Sarmiento, Legislative Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, says President Obama has numerous options to pursue reform and ... Via Youtube

Former Drone Pilots to Obama: Civilian Killings Driving ‘Terrorism, Instability’

Air Force whistleblowers say US drone program "is one of the most devastating driving forces for terrorism and destabilization around the world." by Lauren McCauley Four former...

Baiting Obama to ‘Shock and Awe’

Official Washington’s armchair warriors are pounding their drums again, demanding a larger U.S. invasion of Syria and decrying President Obama as “feckless” for showing...

Will President Obama Leave a Failed Legacy on Secret Money in Politics?

President Barack Obama has said he ran for office because he believed "so strongly that the voices of ordinary Americans were being drowned out...
video

Video: Full video of a man ‘eavesdropping’ on Putin & Obama at G20

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6qJpCutWug&w=580&h=385] Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama have held talks on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Antalya, Turkey -...
video

Video: Putin & Obama hold talks on G20 sidelines

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3oZXo7cdEA&w=580&h=385] Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama have held talks on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Antalya, Turkey. RT...

Obama’s Gitmo Failure

As President Obama approaches his final year in office, he has yet to fulfill one of his earliest promises, closing the Guantanamo Bay prison. It remains...

Can Obama Level with the People?

Exclusive: Another terrorist outrage — this one in Paris — is spreading fear and fury across Europe. Which makes this a key moment for...

Obama deported more people than any US president: American writer

President Barack Obama has “humanely” deported more immigrants than any US president in history, according to American writer and political activist Mickey Z.  The author...
video

Video: “A Very Big Mistake”: Joseph Stiglitz Slams Obama for Pushing the TPP

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6buNvM73NCA&w=580&h=385] As Congress debates the Trans-Pacific Partnership, we speak to Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz about the trade deal. "The irony is that the...

Obama Keeps Pre-Judging Classified Docs Cases

There he goes again. In recently proclaiming Hillary Clinton free of any national security breach — even as the FBI was continuing its investigation of her...

Will Obama Give Israel Even More American Weapons and Dollars To Kill Palestinians?

President Obama met with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu on November 9 in the White House and is considering the Israeli request to give a...

Obama’s Double-Standard on Leaks

Though President Obama touts America as a nation of laws and evenhanded justice, there is a blatant double-standard regarding how people are punished for national...
video

Video: Netanyahu to Meet With Obama, Appear at Center for American Progress

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JqwTmggWk8&w=580&h=385] Journalist Max Blumenthal explains why presidential candidate Hilary Clinton would preserve the status quo in the Israel/Palestine conflict and why a ... Via Youtube
video

Video: Israeli PM Netanyahu visits Washington for face-to-face talks with Obama

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDFLRQjQOVk&w=580&h=385] Smiles for the camera as the leaders of Israel and the US meet in Washington - but disagreement over the Iran nuclear deal...
video

Video: Obama’s Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline is a Victory for People’s Social Movements

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWQUk-d-eEM&w=580&h=385] 350.org's Clayton Thomas Mueller says President Obama's historic decision speaks to the power of environmental, indigenous and labor movements that ... Via Youtube

War Criminals Obama, Netanyahu visit in White House as protesters gather outside

US President Barack Obama has met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after 13 months. At the meeting on Monday, Obama said it was “no...

Ron Paul: Without Authority, Obama’s Syria War Illegal

As the US State Department goes around the world lecturing other countries about how they must adhere to the rule of law, the White...
video

Video: A Carbon Bomb Defused: Obama Rejects Keystone XL in Historic Win for Environmental...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLHvzj8t2N8&w=580&h=385] Democracynow.org - The environmental movement is celebrating one of its biggest victories to date: President Obama's rejection of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Via...

Obama’s Risky ‘Mission Creep’ in Syria

Exclusive: President Obama’s plan to dispatch up to 50 Special Forces troops into northern Syria may be a bid to appease Official Washington’s war...

Obama’s Criminal Drone War

President Obama has relied on the lethal drone program as a “low cost” way to eliminate “terrorists,” but the project has institutionalized an imprecise strategy...

Americans oppose Obama’s plans for figting ISIL: Poll

Most Americans disapprove of US President Barack Obama’s approach in fighting the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group, a new poll has found. More than 6 in...

Hypocritical Obama says USA isn’t about ‘occupying countries’ & ‘firing missiles’

America’s world supremacy is not about the number of occupied countries and fired missiles, believes the US president. Its international strength relies on diplomacy,...

Obama’s Abuse of ‘Espionage’ Act

President Obama who took office vowing “transparency” has run one of the most opaque administrations in U.S. history, hiding information that the public needs...
video

Video: Obama Is NOT Banning the Box

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O60NrgQmqag&w=580&h=385] Executive editor and founder of Black Agenda Report Glen Ford questions Obama's latest claim to be banning the box. Via Youtube
video

Video: Power Wars: How Obama Continued Bush’s National Security State After Campaigning Against It

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhIrmyBDhZo&w=580&h=385] Democracynow.org - With just over a year left in office, President Obama is running out of time to fulfill his longstanding promise to...
video

Video: President Obama’s Executive Order: Ban the Box Immediately

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0bx1La3T-A&w=580&h=385] TRNN executive producer Eddie Conway talks to the ACLU's Toni Holness about the implications of a federally mandated "Ban the Box" act. Via Youtube
video

Video: The Co-ops Collapse: How GOP & HMOs Undercut Obamacare’s Nonprofit Option, Leaving 500K...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ep45e0dHRv0&w=580&h=385] As the Obamacare open enrollment period begins, it's the end for many healthcare co-ops, leaving hundreds of thousands of people scrambling to find...

Twice in One Day, Ban Ki-Moon Condemned Obama’s Actions on Syria

Eric Zuesse I earlier reported that in an interview with Spanish newspapers published October 31st, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon condemned U.S. President Barack Obama’s...
video

Video: The Endless War Grows: Obama Sends U.S. Forces to Syria, Reversing Pledge of...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76AbgDcmTEM&w=580&h=385] Democracynow.org - The White House has announced a team of special operations forces numbering less than 50 will be sent to Syria. This...

National debt to hit $20 trillion when Obama leaves office

The total national debt in the United States is set to hit the $20 trillion mark around the time President Barack Obama leaves office...

‘Mentally Unstable’ Obama Looking To Start A War With China?

By Michael Snyder This week, Barack Obama sent a guided missile destroyer into disputed waters in the South China Sea to see if the Chinese...

Obama’s Half-Hearted Cuba Detente

President Obama’s “normalization” of relations with Cuba have been more tell than show, with much of the half-century U.S. embargo left in place and...

Obama Keeps Pentagon Spigot Open

Though he ran for the White House as a “change” candidate, President Obama has mostly favored continuity, including bending to the usual pressure from the...
video

Video: CrossTalk: Obama cornered

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fpej54gVbLo&w=580&h=385] Doubling down or re-calibrating? After finding itself painted into a corner, the Obama administration appears to be doing both when it comes to...
video

Video: Despite Military Crackdown in Papua & Other Rights Abuses, Obama Hosts Indonesian President...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nf_BjAkcs7I&w=580&h=385] Democracynow.org - On Monday, President Obama met Indonesia's new president, Joko Widodo, at the White House to discuss climate change, trade and ... Via...
video

Video: Obama’s Education Reversal is Sheer Political “Theater”

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZsJr14yU2G0&w=580&h=385] Executive editor and founder of Black Agenda Report Glen Ford says that the Obama administration claim to want a reduction in time spent...
video

Video: Bill McKibben: Climate Activists Celebrate Obama’s Arctic Drilling Freeze & Harper’s Canadian Defeat

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcU0uGzTGeA&w=580&h=385] In a victory for environmentalists, President Obama has ended the possibility of oil drilling in the Arctic for the rest of his tenure....

Will Obama Succumb to Pro-War Baiting?

By Rick Sterling Recently Counterpunch published an article “Obama’s Legacy: An Abyss Gazing Backwards” by Muhammad Idrees Ahmad. It exemplifies the faulty analysis and conclusions...