Barack Obama

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Activists in Seattle protest against Shell's Arctic drilling plans. (Photo: Backbone Campaign/flickr/cc)
Placing the "fate of the Arctic" in the care of Big Oil, the Obama administration on Monday granted Shell the final permit to drill deep into the waters off the Alaskan coast. The permit, issued by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), comes days after President Barack Obama announced an upcoming Alaska visit to highlight what...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
In a maneuver blasted by constitutional rights experts as "rare and unusual,"...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
"Alaskans are on the front lines of one of the greatest challenges we face this...

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Calling out abject hypocrisy, drone opponents have picked up and run with Michelle Obama's sad-eyed contribution to the #BringBackOurGirls Twitter campaign in support of nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the jihadist Boko Haram, arguing, in the words of one revamped sign, "Your Husband Has Killed More Muslim Girls Than Boko Haram Ever Could." There was also a flood of goofy responses and furious redos of Ann Coulter's racist redo of Obama's original, thus underlining the hazards of a...