Tag: president obama
  • Bill McKibben on Democracy Now!
  • Last year's recipient of the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship, environmentalist and founder of 350.org Bill McKibben, was arrested last Monday for protesting the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.

  • Jim Messina, Obama's Enforcer
  • The president's re-election campaign manager, Jim Messina, a longtime aide to Montana Senator Max Baucus who entered Obamaworld in June 2008 as the campaign's chief of staff, has alienated grassroots constituencies with his hardball tactics.

  • What an Obama Doctrine Can't Diagnose
  • Depending on who you listen to, the Obama administration's humanitarian intervention in Libya is either an illustration of an emerging foreign policy Obama doctrine or the lack thereof.

  • WikiLeaking Covert Wars
  • The latest WikiLeaks dump has corroborated, in part, what sources recently told The Nation about covert military actions in over seventy-five countries.