Ad Policy

Barack Obama

Barack Obama news and analysis from The Nation

  • February 22, 2007


    The media have fashioned an impossible portrait of Barack Obama: an American cleansed of the baggage of racism and slavery.

    Patricia J. Williams

  • February 15, 2007

    Obama’s Impressive Youthroots

    Barack Obama’s youthful supporters are using Facebook and other social networking web tools to spark a movement that could make a real difference.

    Sam Graham-Felsen

  • February 6, 2007

    Obama’s Media Maven

    David Axelrod, Barack Obama’s closest political adviser, is applying the lessons he learned from Chicago’s ugly racialized politics.

    Chris Hayes

  • January 31, 2007

    Obama’s Ruined Homeland

    In Kenya’s Yala Swamp, where Senator Barack Obama traces his African roots, an Oklahoma-based company has wrecked a rich and delicate ecosystem.

    Laura Flanders