Obama’s Biggest Compromise Yet?

Obama’s Biggest Compromise Yet?

Barack Obama’s SOTU speech emphasizes “nation-building at home.” But that doesn’t mean an end to nation-bombing abroad.

Fracking Perils

Fracking Perils

The ongoing bonanza in the U.S. hydraulic fracturing industry marks a dangerous misstep on the road to U.S. energy independence.

Immobility Nation

Immobility Nation

For most people facing poverty today in the United States, the concept of America as the land of opportunity is just a fable.

Obama, Inc.

With Daley and Immelt on board, our president is waltzing with the devil.

Roadmap to Disaster

Republicans want to rip the heart out of the future and bury it at the intersection of crumbling highways and a falling-down bridge to nowhere.

A Deficit of Ideas

In the SOTU, President Obama missed out on the opportunity to advocate for a progressive vision of the United States and to take on a real leadership role.

SOTU: Free the People

During the campaign Obama said his favorite TV show was The Wire. He “gets” injustice, but he missed his chance to demonstrate leadership tonight.

SOTU: Really, Mr. President?

The Iraq War isn’t wrapping up, the Afghanistan War is failing, and we can’t afford either one. If we are ever going to find 15 million jobs, we need to end the wars and cut military spending.