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 [...]

What! Slavery In Libya? You Weren’t Reading Black Agenda Report

By Bruce A. Dixon, www.blackagendareport.com -

If the news that black Libyans and black migrants from sub-Saharan Africa were being sold as slaves in Libya was a surprise to you, then you were not reading Black Agenda Report during the [...]

Obama’s ‘Worst Mistake’ Led To Libyan Slave Trade

By Jason Johnson, theroot.com -

By Jason Johnson for The Root - When CNN broke the story several weeks ago that slavery—not wage slavery, not emotional slavery, not virtual slavery, but actual whips-and-chains-forced labor [...]

Freedom Rider: Obama’s Crimes Are Revealed Under Trump

By Margaret Kimberley, blackagendareport.com -

By Margaret Kimberley for Black Agenda Report - Barack Obama was not the lesser evil president. He was always the more effective evil. The ruling classes were in desperate need of a new and [...]

Stop Obama- And Trump-Supported War On People Of Yemen!

By Ajamu Baraka, blackallianceforpeace.com -

By Ajamu Baraka of the Black Alliance for Peace - Barack Obama’s administration gave the green light to the Saudi war on Yemen. Back then, this war could not have been launched and executed [...]

America’s Renegade Warfare Killing Civilians, Violating Law

By Nicolas J S Davies, www.consortiumnews.com -

By Nicolas J S Davies for Consortium News. Despite the U.N. Charter and international efforts to prevent war, people in countries afflicted by war today still face the kind of total war that [...]

Obama Goes From White House to Wall Street

By Max Abelson, www.bloomberg.com -

By Max Abelson for Bloomberg - Last month, just before her book “What Happened” was published, Barack Obama spoke in New York to clients of Northern Trust Corp. for about $400,000, a person [...]

Newsletter: Climate Breakdown

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. Climate breakdown is happening before our eyes at the same time the science on climate change grows stronger and has wider acceptance. [...]

Who’s Behind Fossil Fuel Extraction– Not Just Republicans

By Alison Rose Levy, www.truth-out.org -

By Alison Rose Levy for Truthout. Obama clearly signaled his pro-gas and oil industry policy intentions during his 2012 re-election campaign. At a stop in Cushing, Oklahoma, the president [...]