The Political Economy Of Obama/Trump

By Richard D. Wolff, www.counterpunch.org -

By Richard D. Wolff for Counter Punch. US capitalism is again careening down blind alleys. Earlier it had crashed into the Great Depression from 1929 to 1933 before lurching into the New Deal. [...]

NYT Claims US Opposed Honduran Coup It Actually Supported

By Janine Jackson, www.fair.org -

By Janine Jackson for FAIR. The August 14 New York Times reported that the threat by Donald Trump to use the US military against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has brought [...]

Afghanistan: From Soviet Occupation To American ‘Liberation’

By Nauman Sadiq, www.popularresistance.org -

By Nauman Sadiq. The borders between Iraq and Syria are poorly guarded and highly porous. The Obama Administration’s policy of nurturing militants against the Assad regime in Syria for the first [...]

This Is How We Win National Improved Medicare For All

By Margaret Flowers, www.healthoverprofit.org -

By Margaret Flowers for Health Over Profit. Few people outside of single payer activist circles are aware that Senator Sanders introduced an amendment on the Senate floor in December 2009 that [...]

Stunning Admission From Obama On Wikileaks

By Craig Murray, www.informationclearinghouse.info -

By Craig Murray for Information Clearinghouse. In his final press conference, beginning around 8 minutes 30 seconds in, Obama admits that they have no evidence of how WikiLeaks got the DNC [...]

Obama Leaves Office With Record Of War & Expanding Militarism

By Micah Zenko, www.readersupportednews.org -

By Micah Zenko for Reader Supported News. As President Obama enters the final weeks of his presidency, there will be ample assessments of his foreign military approach, which has focused on [...]

Lessons To Shoulder Into 2017

By Arnie Saiki, www.imipono.org -

By Arnie Saiki for Imipono. As we move out of 2016, let us at least acknowledge that we have become estranged from the roots of democracy. Perhaps 2017 will reveal that our participation in [...]

Immigrants Urge Obama To End Legacy As ‘Deporter-In-Chief’

by Kevin Thomas, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By Kevin Thomas for DC Media Group. Washington, DC - Undocumented immigrants and their allies traveled this week from Trump Tower in New York City to the White House in Washington, DC, as part of [...]

Violent Anti-Obama Protests Break Out In Athens

By Staff, www.telegraph.co.uk -

By Staff of Telegraph Video, and AP - Greek riot police used tear gas and stun grenades in central Athens on Tuesday to disperse about 3,000 Left-wing marchers protesting a visit by President [...]

Actions To Finish Off The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)!

By Flush the TPP, www.popularresistance.org -

By Flush the TPP. We have been fighting the TPP for the past 5 years. The work of activists across the country and in solidarity with activists around the world succeeded in pushing the TPP fight [...]

Chances To Ratify TPP Sink As Senate Majority Leader Says No

By Staff, www.rt.com -

By Staff for RT America. Washington, DC - The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) may not be dead in the water, but it’s struggling to stay afloat now that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell [...]

Even Nixon Let Out More Prisoners Than Obama

By Meagan Day, www.timeline.com -

By Meagan Day for Timeline. Throughout his tenure, President Obama’s hesitation to use his executive pardon power has left critics scratching their heads. He granted zero clemencies during the [...]

Obama Puts Congress On Notice: TPP Is Coming

By Adam Behsudi, www.politico.com -

By Adam Behsudi for Politico. Washington, DC - The White House put Congress on notice Friday morning that it will be sending lawmakers a bill to implement President Barack Obama’s landmark [...]

Obama Said Hillary Will Continue His Legacy

By Michael Hudson, www.counterpunch.org -

By Michael Hudson for Counterpunch. 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 Wikileaks release [...]

Oil And Gas Auctions Move Online After Protests

By Friends of the Earth, www.popularresistance.org -

By Friends of the Earth. Washington, DC - This week, the House Committee on Natural Resources passed a bill that would require lease sales for offshore oil and gas drilling to be held online [...]