Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Harry Targ :
Planning a 21st Century ‘New World Order’

The Post calls for a return to the post-World War II global policy that benefited banks, multinational corporations, and the military-industrial complex. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | June 14, 2016 From a May 21, 2016 Washington Post … finish reading Harry Targ :
Planning a 21st Century ‘New World Order’

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Jack A. Smith :
Have Obama and the Democrats actually
become liberals?

Wow, this is like Christmas every day for the next two years! Of course, none of it will happen. By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | February 4, 2015 Has the 2015 center-right Democratic Party transmuted literally overnight … finish reading Jack A. Smith :
Have Obama and the Democrats actually
become liberals?

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Carl Davidson and Harry Targ :
In State of the Union, Obama pulled his best punches

The speech reflected the fact that Obama is ‘back in the game,’ but things still aren’t looking good for most of us. By Carl Davidson and Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | February 3, 2014 In the lead-up to … finish reading Carl Davidson and Harry Targ :
In State of the Union, Obama pulled his best punches

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Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : We Are Made for this Moment

President Obama delivers second Inaugural address at the West Front of the Capitol, January 21, 2013. Photo by J. Scott Applewhite / AP.Self-evident truths:We are made for this moment By Thomas McKelvey Cleaver | The Rag Blog | January 22, … finish reading Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : We Are Made for this Moment

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ELECTION 2012 / Steve Russell : The Election Night Rhythm and Blues

The Obama Four celebrate victory in Chicago on election night. Photo by Jewel Samad / AFP / Getty Images.From the POTUS to Sharon Keller:The election night rhythm and blues What got me off my leftist disgust with Obama high horse … finish reading ELECTION 2012 / Steve Russell : The Election Night Rhythm and Blues

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Jonah Raskin : ‘Uncle Tom’ Vs. Simon Legree, 2012

Uncle Tom and Simon Legree. Image from Uncle Tom’s Cabin Reconsidered.Election 2012:‘Uncle Tom’ Obama Vs. ‘Simon Legree’ Romney Ironically, on the eve of the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, modern-day Americans are once again in need of emancipation and without … finish reading Jonah Raskin : ‘Uncle Tom’ Vs. Simon Legree, 2012

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Harry Targ : The ‘Unfinished Revolution’ of the Emancipation Proclamation

Emancipation from Freedmen’s viewpoint. Illustration from Harper’s Weekly, 1865. Image from Wikimedia Commons.The Emancipation Proclamation:The ‘Unfinished Revolution’ The candidacy of President Obama in 2012 offers a continuation of the struggle for political rights against the most sustained racist assaults by … finish reading Harry Targ : The ‘Unfinished Revolution’ of the Emancipation Proclamation

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Bill Fletcher, Jr. and Carl Davidson : What Should Progressives Do in November?

Dynamic duo. Graphic by DonkeyHotey. What to do in November, and beyond The 2012 election will be one of the most polarized and critical elections in recent history. And it will have little to do with Obama’s record… which is … finish reading Bill Fletcher, Jr. and Carl Davidson : What Should Progressives Do in November?

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Lamar W. Hankins : Obama’s ‘Rage’ and Other Fairy Tales

Ragin’ Obama: The right-wing view.Obama’s ‘rage’ and other fairy tales When I think of Barack Obama, I never think rage. I have raged against him on more than one occasion, but Obama never rages back. In fact, he is ridiculed … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Obama’s ‘Rage’ and Other Fairy Tales

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Carl Davidson : Shameless Republicans and the State of the Union

Newt and the “Food Stamp President.” Image from The Economist / Keep on Keepin’ On!We’re all in the same boat?On the topic of Obama, theGOP can’t even blush anymore By Carl Davidson | The Rag Blog | January 25, 2012 … finish reading Carl Davidson : Shameless Republicans and the State of the Union

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Bill Fletcher, Jr. : Obama, 2012, and Rethinking ‘Hope’

Taking a second look. Barack Obama “Hope” poster by Shepard Fairey. Image from afagen / Flickr.Focusing ‘Hope’:Obama and the 2012 elections By Bill Fletcher, Jr. / The Rag Blog / April 21, 2011 Rather than dwell on the question of … finish reading Bill Fletcher, Jr. : Obama, 2012, and Rethinking ‘Hope’

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Mr. Fish : Barack Obama Digs a Foxhole

Political cartoon by Mr. Fish / Clowncrack.com CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Thanks to Harry Edwards / The Rag Blog

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