Issues / Government & Politics
Before Obama's State of the Union address falls out of the news cycle, here are the foreign policy tidbits you need to remember.
Phyllis Bennis joins Lawrence O'Donnell on The Last Word: "This goes beyond partisan politics — it is more urgently involved with the question of negotiations with Iran."
"It's a rather shocking level of authorization to go to war anywhere in the world for as long as you want, against whoever you say, without any checks and balances," she says.
Phyllis Bennis joins Ralph Nader and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter David Cay Johnston to discuss inequality in the State of the Union address on Democracy Now!.
Obama made some good points, some big omissions, and got some things just plain wrong.
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The latest effort examine and reform the U.S. nuclear weapons complex is being dominated by the interests of weapons contractors.
It’s good to see that after years of riling his base instead of rallying it, President Obama is rising above Washington’s gridlock.
Advancing tuition-free community college is only the latest example of the bold actions he’s suddenly taking.
We’re better off having the limits of free speech tested by artists — including obnoxious ones — than having its limits imposed by political rulers.