Barack Obama

  • Are Black Lives Terrorist Lives?

    Well, this is what happens when the full force of the domestic state-terrorism apparatus sets itself against the innocent and frequently impoverished citizens of colour that mistakenly chose to be born in the world’s self-acclaimedly freest and most prosperous nation: aka the Home of the Brave and Land of...
  • Obama administration most ‘dangerous’ to media in history

    USA Today Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page has added a sharper edge to this set of knives. Speaking Saturday at a White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) seminar, Page called the current White House not only “more restrictive” but also “more dangerous” to the press than any other in history,...
  • A World War has Begun: Break the Silence

    In Britain last week, Jeremy Corbyn’s closest ally, his shadow treasurer John McDonnell, committed a Labour government to pay off the debts of piratical banks and, in effect, to continue so-called austerity. In the US, Bernie Sanders has promised to support Clinton if or when she’s nominated. He, too, has...
  • Barack Obama’s 'press freedom legacy'

    “This is the most closed, control freak administration I’ve ever covered,” said Sanger in a 2013 CPJ report, “The Obama Administration and the Press.” The report’s author, former Washington Post Executive Editor Leonard Downie, Jr., declared, “The administration’s war on leaks and other efforts to control information are the...
  • Prosecute Torturers and Their Bosses

    Since the day President Obama took office, he has failed to bring to justice anyone responsible for the torture of terrorism suspects — an official government program conceived and carried out in the years after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. He did allow his Justice Department to investigate the...
  • American Drone Strikes Into Perspective

    If Barack Obama is concerned about the legacy of his presidency, he might want to take a look at Sunday’s episode of “Last Week Tonight.” Early in his sobering segment on the U.S. drone program, John Oliver noted that “Drone strikes will be as much a characteristic of the...
  • OBAMA Defends Islam, Smacks Israel, American Racism at UN

    On Wednesday, on the first anniversary of President Barack Obama’s speech to the United Nations in which he called for ouster of Syrian dictator Bashar Assad, Obama attempted to rally support for his airstrikes against Assad’s terrorist opposition. Taking on issues ranging from Iran to Russia, from Ukraine to...
  • Islamic State video purports to show beheading of U.S. journalist

      Islamic State insurgents posted a video on Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and images of another U.S. journalist whose life they said depended on how the United States acts in Iraq. The video, titled “A Message To America,” presented President Barack Obama with bleak options that could...
  • Norwegian Doctor "Mr Obama, Do You Have a Heart?"

    Dr Mads Gilbert who volunteers in Gaza is helping to bring international attention to the crisis. Ramallah: In an open letter, a Norwegian surgeon who volunteers at a hospital in Gaza, Dr Mads Gilbert, has invited US President Barack Obama to spend a night in Al Shifa’a Hospital in...