Focusing on the executive actions you can take without Congress is a great idea, Mr. President.
We need to transition away from a fossil-fueled, speculative, exploitative, and militarized economy that serves the needs of Wall Street, Walmart, and Lockheed Martin instead of the American people.
This cheat sheet will come in handy in case he wants to get back in touch with his inner anti-war community organizer.
Is barring Mitt Romney from the presidency a good enough reason to pass on voting for a dream ticket?
Anyone who thinks that choosing a “better” leader for the U.S. empire will somehow bring about “radical transformations” has been watching too many campaign infomercials. Only powerful social movements can do that.
Conservatives are going to bed very nervous tonight. They must be realizing that Mitt really is the liberal they were afraid he was. Peace, love, and… gender equality?
Once again the drone war, militarization of U.S. policy in Africa, and Palestine all remain unmentioned.
Research has shown that one of the main reasons Americans don’t like politics is conflict between candidates and in Congress.
Holding the director of “Innocence of Muslims,” however objectionable a film, responsible for murder doesn’t pass the legal smell test.
Should President Obama hold Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah’s hand like George W. Bush did?
No politician in the U.S. can sell any more American war.
The Occupy movement is clearly affecting political rhetoric… but what about real action?
In this TV appearance for RT, we discussed President Barack Obama’s decision to order U.S. troops out of Iraq by the end of the year.
While the President honored MLK’s work for civil rights and economic justice, he did not mention King’s equally important work against the Vietnam War and U.S. militarism.
John Cavanagh, Director of the Institute for Policy Studies, responds to President Obama’s jobs speech.