Tagged: President Obama
President Obama just announced he’s keeping 8,400 troops in Afghanistan—but it’s time for the U.S. to withdraw fully.
A letter from environmental, social justice, faith, consumer and partner organizations.
On what legal grounds can the White House justify airstrikes against ISIS?
Why the latest increase in military presence by the U.S. in the region is doomed to fail
A new landmark student debt strike is drawing attention to the desperate need for action on a student debt crisis that’s enriching a few at the expense of an entire generation.
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!.
It’s good to see that after years of riling his base instead of rallying it, President Obama is rising above Washington’s gridlock.
Obama is more than willing to stand up against the Islamic State. Too bad he wasn't willing to stand up to his hawkish critics.
Weakening ISIS requires eroding the support it relies on from tribal leaders, military figures, and ordinary Iraqi Sunnis. Here's how to do it without bombs.
Phyllis Bennis responds to President Obama's announcement that there will be possible airstrikes in Iraq on Democracy Now!