Do Illegals Get Free Medicare And Supplemental Insurance?
By Mary Anastasia O'Grady, 14 November 2012
The Administration has not only refused to defend the law, it has also ordered agents to ignore it.
By Sarah Anderson, 2 November 2012
As the wealth gap has grown wider, the number of Americans in the top one-tenth of one percent has swelled from 96,800 in 1976 to 443,500 in 2010.
By Lawrence Porter, 1 November 2012
In the face of the relentless assault on democratic rights by the Obama administration, there is a growing sentiment for the separation of powers as a defense against executive abuse.
By Barry Grey, 15 October 2012
The greatest crime of the US government and the corporate elite is their decimation of the jobs and living standards of the working class in the course of the corporate-financial restructuring of American capitalism.
By Barry Grey, 7 October 2012
The speech was a calculated political provocation, aimed at inflaming political tensions, preparing for a further lurch to the right in the buildup to the November 6 election.
By Barry Grey, 12 September 2012
The Obama administration's proclamation of a supposedly “new normal” of reduced federal spending is an unabashed declaration that the administration accepts the “new reality” of economic stagnation and decline.
By Bill Van Auken, 8 September 2012
The administration's decision to admit the Syrian war criminal to the US is a calculated provocation aimed at undermining the popular anti-war sentiment.
By Barry Grey, 5 September 2012
Washington's intervention into the Syrian civil war, under conditions where foreign-sponsored sectarian militias are attacking civilian targets, puts the Western powers and Washington on the same side as Al Qaeda.
By Andre Damon, 30 August 2012
The program of social spending cuts is aimed at satisfying the demands of the banks for higher profits and meeting the requirements of the austerity agenda of the US and European ruling elites.
By Barry Grey, 7 August 2012
The Obama administration has become an arm of the pharmaceutical industry, its health care proposals a device for shoring up corporate profits while slashing cost-of-living payments.
By Andre Damon, 22 July 2012
The Obama administration is seeking to use the threat of a default to blackmail Congress into accepting a deal allowing the Social Security system to be looted.
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday night reached a deal with congressional Republicans that will allow the government to borrow $2.1 trillion to pay the bills run up by the US ruling elite.
By Barry Grey, 20 July 2012
The report of the US president's deficit commission includes a call to slash Social Security and Medicare, permit corporations to lower their tax bills and slash taxes on the wealthy, and intensify the assault on the working class.
By Andre Damon, 17 July 2012
The US ruling class is exploiting Europe's financial crisis to intensify the austerity measures that are being imposed on the working class.
By Barry Grey, 13 July 2012
The Obama administration said Friday that it would not provide funds to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to help bailout the European financial system.
By Andre Damon, 3 July 2012
The payroll tax cut extension and other measures run up a total deficit of nearly $4 trillion.
By Barry Grey, 21 June 2012
The US Supreme Court ruling upholding the constitutionality of Obama's health care legislation has occasioned a surge of euphoria on the part of the Democratic Party and the president himself.
By Barry Grey, 17 June 2012
The Supreme Court decision upholding the constitutionality of Obama's health care legislation is a legal travesty and political fraud.
By Barry Grey, 10 June 2012
The Supreme Court ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act is a reactionary document that will go down in history as a legal travesty and political fraud.
By Barry Grey, 30 May 2012
The US Supreme Court ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act has been hailed by the Obama administration and the Democrats as a great victory.
By Barry Grey, 13 May 2012
The indiscriminate slaughter of the Afghan population as a result of the stepped-up drone missile strikes is the inevitable outcome of the criminal and imperialist policies of the Obama administration.
By Barry Grey, 6 May 2012
The Supreme Court ruling on the Obama health care legislation is a right-wing political document that upholds the legal framework of the right-wing, pro-corporate Democratic Party.
By Barry Grey, 30 April 2012
By Barry Grey, 26 April 2012
The Supreme Court's ruling on the Obama health care legislation is a right-wing political document that upholds the legal framework of the right-wing, pro-corporate Democratic Party.
By Barry Grey, 4 April 2012
The Senate's failure to pass Obama's budget resolution is rooted in the deep popular hostility to the president's policies, which are a continuation of those of his Republican predecessor.
By Barry Grey, 12 March 2012
The US military's use of drone missile attacks, torture, indefinite detention, the continued operation of the prison at Guantanamo Bay, and the Obama administration's failure to investigate and prosecute those responsible for war crimes are all the products of US imperialism's attempt to maintain its global hegemony.
By Barry Grey, 8 March 2012
The Obama administration is withholding $200 million in military aid to Egypt because of the failure of the Egyptian military junta to meet the conditions Washington has established for the continuation of US aid.
By Barry Grey, 27 February 2012
The administration of Barack Obama has mounted a concerted political and legal effort