Obama’s Austerity Agenda And Sequestration

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TweetYum March 22, 2013 MEDIA ROOTS — “Both parties have conspired to bring us disaster,” says Professor William K. Black, a leading white collar criminologist, who also teaches economics and law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. “This has strangled the recovery and may even put the economy back into recession.”  Professor Black gives a […]

Hours after election, White House supports U.N.’s global ban on guns

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TweetYumYour browser does not support iframes. Just a few hours after being re-elected, President Obama encouraged the United States to support new United Nations discussions on a global treaty regulating guns and the gun industry. Supporters of the treaty believe the talks collapsed in July due to the campaign and Obama’s fears that Romney could […]

Nobel Peace Prize winner threatens to attack Syria

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TweetYum(AFP Photo / Brendan Smialowski) US President Barack Obama has a stern warning for the country of Syria. In an address made early Monday, the commander-in-chief confirmed that he has not ruled out an offensive strike on Bashar al-Assad and his regime. Speaking from the White House, President Obama said that if Syria is able […]

Obama: $70M in new military aid to Israel

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TweetYumShareThis Obama: $ 70M in new military aid to Israel 27 Jul 2012 President Obama said today that the United States is giving $ 70 million more in military aid to Israel, just as Republican opponent Mitt Romney prepares to visit the nation. The money will help Israel speed up production of a missile-defense system […]

Pressure Grows on Obama Administration to Protect Polar Bears

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TweetYumShareThis Pressure Grows on Obama Administration to Protect Polar Bears (Natural Resources Defense Council) 28 Jun 2012 The United States is in a position to help lead the world in doing just that at the next meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). There’s every reason to expect the United States […]