The Nation's Ari Melber discusses four major steps that President Obama should undertake to prevent his ratings from declining and gain more support for healthcare reform.
The future of progressive politics and the nature of the American social contract, not to mention the lives and health of millions of our fellow citizens, are up for grabs.
Obama promised to reverse the most egregious aspects of Bush's faith-based policies. So why is he extending them?
Just because President Obama possesses African heritage doesn't mean he couldn't learn a thing or two about the continent's history.
Notwithstanding comparisons to FDR, BHO has proffered far less audacious proposals than we were led to expect.
Since Obama traced his dazzling arc to the presidency, his stance on gay rights has become murkier, and more Clintonian.
The president gets mixed grades on his promises of transparency: good to the public and the press, not so good to the other two branches.
This president does not need to make threats to champion democracy.
Taxing benefits may raise money for Obama's healthcare reform, but it would betray union members who gave up wage increases in order to get decent coverage.
Barack Obama may turn out to be the best pure politician we've seen since Ronald Reagan, but he's also head honcho for the globe's single great garrison state that lives off war and the preparations for future war.