All Articles on Barack Obama

Amazon workers at Amazon's Staten Island warehouse strike on March 30, 2020 in demand that the facility be shut down and cleaned after one staffer tested positive for the coronavirus. News
'How Does It Feel to Sell Your Soul to the World's Richest Man?': Obama Aide Turned Amazon Exec Ripped Over Fired Workplace Organizer
"Your boss is the richest person on Earth, and he just became $3.4 billion richer last month dumping stock in anticipation of this pandemic. How much does he pay you to pretend he can't afford to give his workers PPE and a sane paid sick leave policy?"
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Those of us who have been with this unprecedented social justice movement with our heart and soul for the last many years expect that Bernie goes to this climactic fight with Biden with nothing left unsaid. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images) Views
After Super Tuesday, Bernie Must Go All Out to Make the Case for Biden's Unelectability
The gloves must immediately come off when it comes to treating Joe Biden.
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The stakes for ensuring that people have reliable access to broadband are higher than this administration will ever admit. (Photo: Free Press/Flickr/cc) Views
How Trump's Attack on Net Neutrality Created a Legal Mess for the Entire Internet
Now more than ever we need the Senate to pass the Save the Internet Act.
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Amid Right-Wing Effort to Smear Sanders Over Cuba Comments, Campaign Issues Reminder That Obama Said the Same Thing
"If offering an (accurately) positive assessment of any aspect of an authoritarian communist regime's record is tantamount to endorsing its form of rule, then Barack Obama is an authoritarian communist."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during an event to introduce the Raise The Wage Act in the Rayburn Room at the U.S. Capitol January 16, 2019 in Washington, DC. The proposed legislation, which will gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2024, is unlikely to pass in the Republican-controlled Senate. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Views
How Bernie Can Provide a Better Version of the Hope and Change Presidency of Barack Obama
Is Sanders the Obama 2.0 that Democrats have been looking for? After tearing his way through Nevada, Bernie pivots to Super Tuesday with his eye on the White House. Here are the top five mistakes of his predecessor he must avoid in order to finally win universal health-care and a permanent...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, speaks during the 2019 J Street National Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. on October 28, 2019. News
'So Refreshing to Hear This': Progressives Praise Sanders for Answer on Israel-Palestine Conflict at CNN Town Hall
"I have never heard a major U.S. presidential candidate talk like this in my life."
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Thanks to the cowardice of the Obama administration, no CIA officer or any higher official in the administration of George W. Bush and Dick Cheney, no psychologist, no doctor, no one at all has yet been held accountable for the years of torture practiced on a global scale in the war on terror. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Views
Impunity Guaranteed for Torturers (and Presidents)
"The right to do whatever I want as president."
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Honduran migrants walk near Esquipulas, Chiquimula departament, Guatemala, on January 16, 2020, after crossing the border in Agua Caliente from Honduras on their way to the United States. (Photo by JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP via Getty Images) Views
We Talk About One U.S.-Backed Coup. Hondurans Talk About Three.
Tracing U.S. complicity in the ongoing human rights crisis in Honduras.
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The U.S. war machine demonstrated total disdain for its upstart rival, and unleashed an illegal war based on lies that has now raged on through many phases of violence and chaos for 17 years. (Photo: via EuroYankee) Views
Can the World’s Second Superpower Rise From the Ashes of Twenty Years of War?
The peace movement’s small victories demonstrate that we have more power to challenge U.S. militarism than most Americans realize.
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Defense Secretary Mark Esper, a former top executive at Raytheon, one of the nation’s largest defense contractors, was recognized as a top corporate lobbyist by the Hill newspaper two years in a row. (Photo: Staff Sgt. Nicole Meija/Joint Base Andrews/cc) Views
Endless War Is a Disastrous (But Profitable) Enterprise
Dollars pour in to the coffers of the Complex, no matter how many bombs are dropped on innocent civilians.
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