Barack Obama

Nika Knight, staff writer
In defiant opposition to this election's anti-trade sentiment , President Barack Obama is provoking progressive outrage with events around the country in an "all-out push," as Politico puts it , to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during the upcoming lame-duck session of Congress. The nationwide campaign was announced by the White House...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
'I am disappointed by the president's decision to continue pushing forward on...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Economic Policy Institute report on Republicans, austerity, and Great Recession
Fiscal austerity in the wake of the Great Recession—imposed by Republicans on...

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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...