Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: Obama

Obama said he’d close Guantánamo — these activists are pushing Biden...

What should have been an end to the Guantánamo saga in 2012, was only the beginning of more grueling work for this anti-torture coalition.


Trump moves to repeal Obama’s Clean Water Rule

Now that Trump has taken this first step, further action against the EPA is likely to follow.

‘Populist’ Trump punks his fans

In Trump's economy, there will be winners and – as he would say – losers. Can you guess which the bankers will be?

Obama Should Heed Hiroshima’s Survivors

Obama will be the first sitting president to visit Hiroshima, Japan.

Obama Just Protected 1.8 Million Acres of Desert. Here’s What They...

The three new national monuments in California’s Mojave Desert region link up important wildlife habitats.

Keystone Lawsuit Illustrates Enviros’ Big Problem With TPP

The Canadian company behind the Keystone Pipeline is suing the U.S. government. It’s a perfect example of why many environmentalists are wary of Obama’s secretive trade deals.

President Obama Joins Forces with Corporate America and the GOP

President Obama comes off as serious, low drama, and personable, but Corporate America has definitely got the best of him. Obamacare, the TPP, and the never ending war the U.S. is responsible for proves he and his government are easy manipulated.

An End to 'Mindless Austerity:' Obama Pushes for Taxing the Rich...

President Obama is calling for Congress to raise taxes on the wealthy and corporations as a way to fund education and fix America's infrastructure. Could Obama's budget proposal help poor and middle-class families?

New Saudi King to Obama: Lower-Price Oil Policy Won’t Change

Oil prices continue to plummet, hurting states in the U.S. such as North Dakota, where fractured petroleum can't compete with the prices. Yet, King Salman refuses to change the policy or give up Saudi Arabia's oil market share.

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Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

What’s really at stake in a politically charged Supreme Court case on elections

Moore v. Harper could transform the law—but not in the way that many pundits, or even politicians, anticipate.

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”