Barack Obama

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Following years of fierce environmental campaigning by a grassroots movement against the monied fossil fuel industry, President Barack Obama on Tuesday vetoed a Congressional bill approving the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Only the third veto by this president, many hope that the action marks the end of a six-year approval process for an $8...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The Obama administration will allow the widespread export of armed drones for...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Kayla sitting in a protest tent in Sheikh Jarrah. (Photo: International Solidarity Movement)
Twenty-six-year-old aid worker and activist Kayla Mueller, whose death was...

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Calling out abject hypocrisy, drone opponents have picked up and run with Michelle Obama's sad-eyed contribution to the #BringBackOurGirls Twitter campaign in support of nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the jihadist Boko Haram, arguing, in the words of one revamped sign, "Your Husband Has Killed More Muslim Girls Than Boko Haram Ever Could." There was also a flood of goofy responses and furious redos of Ann Coulter's racist redo of Obama's original, thus underlining the hazards of a...