Friday, May 20, 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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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.