Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Obama was the worst president in US history

I just want a record of someone else saying it besides me. Obama was the worst president in US history

Obama’s CBC Speech Tells Black Folks Vote Hillary Or It’s A Personal Insult

“Vote for Hillary because I’m black!” (paraphrasing)

In 1967, when Obama was six…

“History Could Be Swallowed Up So Completely”   .. The most important and painful realities of any society’s past tend to be forgotten unless constant efforts are made to remember them. Intriguingly, one of the most eloquent descriptions of this phenomenon is found in Barack Obama’s autobiography “Dreams From My Father.” In 1967, when Obama […]

The Obama Legacy Part X: How Obama’s Past Played a Role in the Insurgency of the Present

by Danny Haiphong “Obama’s impassioned efforts to strike a Grand Bargain with the Republicans only worsened the conditions of the most severe capitalist crisis since the Great Depression.” The two-term reign of Barack Obama was a difficult period for progressive and radical forces in the United States. War, austerity, and state repression became normalized in […]

The Obama Legacy Part VIII: The War Summation

  by Danny Haiphong   For eight years, President Obama has set the world ablaze under a regime of endless warfare. Part six and seven of this series explored Obama’s investment in war on the African continent and on the undocumented population that resides in the US. However, these two areas cannot possibly cover Obama’s […]

The Obama Legacy Part VII: The Deporter in Chief

Danny Haiphong Donald Trumps racist rants against immigrants have overshadowed the fact that “more undocumented immigrants have been deported under Obama’s rule than any other in history” — and that Hillary Clinton “has championed militarization and the deportation of Central American children alongside Obama.” The Obama administration laid the groundwork for Donald Trump’s immigrant-mania “by escalating […]

The Obama Legacy Part IX: The Highest Expression of Counter Insurgency

by Danny Haiphong “Obama has been unquestionably the most effective Commander in Chief that imperialism has ever selected.” Black August is coming to a close, but the struggle that gave it birth lives on. It lives on through the lives of political prisoners such as Mumia-Abu Jamal and Assata Shakur currently serving life in prison or exile for […]