Category Barack Obama

Why Obama’s Big Cash-In Matters

  By Paul Street   Barack Obama at the University of Chicago during an April 24 conversation on civic engagement and community organizing, his first major public appearance since leaving the White House. (Charles Rex Arbogast / AP) One of my little online entertainments this year has been to ask my social media network a […]

The Black Misleadership Class

From: MLK and Obama: Two Diametrically Opposed Legacies by Glen Ford …[T]he decisive blow to the Black movement for self-determination and against U.S. imperialism was delivered by forces internal to the Black community. It came from a class that had not been concerned about justice in any civilizational sense, but only about getting rid of […]

African African Americans

Chandra Dharma Sena Gooneratne was getting a doctorate at the University of Chicago in the ’20s. Originally from Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), he traveled around America lecturing on the need to abolish the caste system and on India’s push for independence from the British, among other topics. In a recent article about Gooneratne, Desai notes […]

Obama Awarded JFK Medal of Courage After 8 Years of Drone Bombings

Obama Awarded JFK Medal of Courage After 8 Years of Drone Bombings Isaac Davis Waking Times   Former U.S. President Barack Obama was just named the 2017 recipient of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award, “the most prestigious award for public servants.” Named after JFK’s 1957 book, Profiles in Courage, it is awarded […]

The First U.S. President Ever to Try to Topple His Successor?

The Daily Mail claims: Barack Obama is turning his new home in the posh Kalorama section of the nation’s capital – just two miles away from the White House – into the nerve center of the mounting insurgency against his successor, President Donald J. Trump. Obama’s goal, according to a close family friend, is to… via […]

John Pilger on the mythologising of Obama’s presidency (before and after) — Taking Sides

Originally posted on wall of controversy: Before: “America is an ideology that is unique because its main feature is its denial that it is an ideology. It’s both conservative and it’s liberal. And it’s right, and it’s left. And Barack Obama is its embodiment.” This is the assessment of John Pilger taken from a speech… via […]

How the Left Killed the Anti-War Movement

  Kurt Nimmo Once the home of the anti-war movement, under Barack Obama the Left advocated a continuation of war and mass murder by using the political expediency of humanitarian interventionism. In this episode of The Geopolitical report, we unpack how establishment Democrats have continued the wars begun by President George W. Bush and expanded […]