More Skeletons In Obama’s Closet

By Russell Bentley, Covert Action Magazine. -

I recently witnessed the exhumation of human remains from a mass grave that contains more than 200 bodies. It was a profound and profoundly disturbing experience. Each body in this grave [...]

The Obama Presidential Center Will Displace Black People

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

The soon to be constructed Barack Obama Presidential Center poses a great danger to the surrounding Black neighborhoods on the South Shore of Chicago. In fact, thanks to this $500 million, [...]

Drone Whistleblower Charged With Violating Espionage Act Pleads Guilty

By Kevin Gosztola, The Dissenter. -

Daniel Hale, who blew the whistle on the United States government's targeted assassination program that includes drones, pled guilty to transmitting and retaining "national defense information" [...]

Obama, Harris And The Ruse Of Racial Representation

By Nelson Maldonado-Torres , Black Agenda Report. -

The nomination of Senator Kamala Harris to the position of Vice President of the United States has been widely recognized as a triumph for Black and Asian women in the country. Something similar [...]

Building On Victories For A Stronger Climate Justice Movement

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

While the climate justice movement has been winning important victories, stopping and slowing pipelines and other fossil fuel infrastructure, and putting the future of fossil fuels in doubt, the [...]

Trump Wins! Completing Obama’s Asian Pivot And Confrontation With China

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

The Trump administration is determined to “put China in its place,” a white supremacist mindset that will inevitably lead to monumental errors of judgment.  The new bipartisan, ruling class [...]

How To Inoculate Yourself From Establishment Bullshit

Caitlin Johnstone, Caitlinjohnstone.com -

In a recent interview with CBS This Morning host Gayle King, former First Lady Michelle Obama contrasted her husband’s presidency with that of his successor by claiming that unlike Trump, the [...]

Stopping Trump’s Immigrant Abuse Requires Understanding Obama

By Roqayah Chamseddine, In These Times -

Those fitting the national security state's classification of “illegal alien” are subjected to violent administrative detention processes and a myriad of enforcement procedures intended to [...]

Climate Crisis Made Worse By Presidential Mis-Leadership Throughout This Century

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Barack Obama, speaking to the Baker Institute, made sure the audience of wealthy Texans, many in the oil business, gave him credit for making the United States a world leader for oil and gas [...]

We’ve Come A Long Way: Obama Praises Medicare For All

By Margaret Flowers, Health Over Profit. -

On September 7, 2018, speaking at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, President Obama said that Democrats are running on “good new ideas like Medicare for All…” This indicates a [...]

Trump, Obama And The Nature Of Fascism

By Tony McKenna, Counterpunch.org -

The latest Trump scandal hitting the news – the interment of children in cages, the forcible separation of screaming toddlers from their parents. It seemed to have touched a level of inhumanity [...]

Obama’s Immigration Agencies Separated Children From Their Families, Too

By Colin Kalmbacher, Law and Crime -

The Trump administration has an intentional and explicit policy of separating migrant children from their families if caught crossing the U.S.-Mexico border without permission. Long before that, [...]

Protect Immigrants’ Rights; End The Crises That Drive Migration

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The ugliness of US immigration policy is once again evident. There is national outrage that separating children, often infants, from their parents is wrong. There is also national consensus (nine [...]

The U.S. Has Been Breaking Up Families For Years

By Brian Sonenstein, Mintpress News -

ICE under Obama averaged 309,887 arrests per year from 2009-2012, while ICE under Trump averaged 139,553 in 2017. Obama set records between 2008 and 2014 with the number of people arrested and [...]

Government Structure—Not Just Personnel—Needs to Change

Paul Street, Truthdig.com -

We need a “change of structure,” not merely a “change of spirit” or a change of party identity and personnel at the nominal top of the corporate totalitarian state. A nominal Democrat was elected [...]