Tagged: Obama administration
Summers' sorry tenure shows that having a PhD doesn't mean you can do the J.O.B.
What's supposed to be the main point of it all -- new negotiations leading to something remotely resembling a just, lasting and comprehensive peace -- is simply not on the agenda of either Israel or the U.S.
Join panels of antiwar activists/policy analysts examining the changing occupation and the continuing war.
While pundits and politicos were vilifying Shirley Sherrod for an act of discrimination that didn't occur, Senate Republicans cut the payments for thousands of official acts of actual discrimination against African-American farmers.
If I sound a little more dispirited than usual, it's because I am.
Obama may be fooling us all by faking right and dribbling right -- but it's our responsibility to close down that lane and make sure he drives to the left.
The Senate should be looking for ways to jumpstart the economy -- but not at the expense of those who suffered the most from the crisis.
The president needs to harness the public's progressive spirit if he wants to enact real change on energy.
Obama has a golden opportunity to show that his administration is about changing politics as usual - if he and his advisors have the political courage to seize the moment.
Instead of letting the old nuclear complex rust in peace, the government is proactively taking the initiative to create a whole new generation of Dr. Strangeloves.