Nation Topics - Barack Obama
News and Features
Many comparisons have been made between Obama and FDR. But the forty-fourth president will have a very different first 100 days.
Jon Stewart does a hilarious job of comparing Obama and Bush's very different styles of conducting press conferences.
The election of Barack Obama brought unprecedented hope to students and educators, now it's time to turn that energy into action.
If Rick Warren, Barack Obama and the gay community can find common ground, it'll be on civil, not religious, grounds. So let's separate church and state.
Don't assume that the end of the Bush administration marks the end of the imperial presidency he established.
The president-elect's seemingly unflappable temperament gets spoofed by SNL's Fred Armisen.
Obama's choice to give the invocation at his inauguration is a slap at progressives and a bow to the religious right.
We get it. He's pragmatic. But what does that mean--politically and philosophically?
Barack Obama's electoral victory is momentous but ethereal. Progress is eroded when not pushed forward--and there is still much yet to be done.
Nick Turse on a scandal that killed 11,000. Plus: Bob Dreyfuss, Patricia Williams and Frances Fox Piven on the nascent Obama policy agenda.