Tagged: President Obama
It has become all too common, with crises spiraling out of control in Gaza, Iraq, Ukraine, and elsewhere, to criticize the U.S. president for making his personal style of detachment into a national policy of disengagement.
President Obama’s remarks this week on inequality and economic mobility are on the right track but need to be followed by action, said experts Sam Pizzigati, editor of Inequality.org and IPS Associate Fellow, and Chuck Collins, director of the Inequality and the Common Good project at IPS.
Let's be skeptical before we rush into another war.
President Obama's speech gives opponents of greater U.S. intervention in Syria a week or more to mobilize, to build opposition in Congress and in the public, and to continue fighting against this new danger.
Throughout this century, the Pentagon's share of the budget has grown as the non-military portion has shrunk.
Emira Woods discusses the substance and symbolism of President Obama's trip to Africa on PBS NewsHour.
An open statement by the Africa Advocacy Network is critical of the Obama Administration’s policy toward Africa and calls for a new approach to trade and investment, militarization, agriculture and land policy, and more in the region.
As President Obama plans trip to Senegal, Tanzania, and South Africa, a press conference at the National Press Club will give voice to those calling for change in his Africa policy.
Is it just a propaganda tool that affords the U.S. cover under which to continue its role as global policeman?
At least he doesn't enjoy taking out terrorists like Bush did.