Critics question Obama’s authenticity in call for democracy

An article posted in the Washington post by Fred Hiatt discusses the US commitment to prioritise its call for democracy worldwide.

The worst possible scenario for republicans when the poor cast their vote

Author Scott Nance describes the Republicans as spending the last 20 months hammering the American poor and unemployed at nearly every turn. In an article posted on Blog critics politics.

Right winged myth of Obama being Muslim supported by 20% of Americans

The view that he is a Muslim is increasingly widespread among his political opponents than among his supporters and followers.

The New Deal in Reverse

On March 4, 1933, the day he took office, Franklin Roosevelt excoriated the “money changers” who “have fled from their high seats in the temples of our civilization [because...] they

The Right Gets Itself ‘Wired’

Americans are drenched in right-wing messaging, which stresses that the enemy is Big Government, not Big Business. The anti-government propaganda seeks to make sure that no meaningful restrictions will be

Is Obama a Peacemaker or a Warmonger?

War is not cheap. Although the federal government obscures so much about its defense spending that accurate figures are difficult to procure, we do know that military spending is between

What Do Iraqis Want?

Instead of curtailing Iraqi independent action and constantly interfering and dictating Iraqi politics, the Obama administration must respect the Iraqis’ quest for liberty and freedom, says Abbas J. Ali.

The Supreme Court’s Partisanship

Over the past several decades, the American Right has assembled such an array of political weaponry – ranging from a vast propaganda apparatus that defines 'reality' for tens of millions

‘Neocon-ing’ Obama

Over the past year, influential neocon columnists were bashing Obama for putting renewed pressure on Israel for a peace deal. The neocons have blunted any serious Obama pressure on Israel

Blackwater’s Secret War in Pakistan

At a covert forward operating base run by the US Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) in the Pakistani port city of Karachi, members of an elite division of Blackwater are