Tag Archives: President Obama

Comment: After 60,000 deaths in Syria, why aren’t we acting?

TweetThe general conversation on Syria has been rather quiet of late; and Syria has noticed. One Syrian blogger in Homs, referenced by CNN, recently noted that attempts by the international community are too little, too late, saying: “Syrians are doing things on their own and no one will help them.” Rebels resisting their government’s terrorism […]

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Michigan’s ‘right-to-work’ bill enshrined in law as Gov. Snyder accused of “caving to the rich”

The Michigan state legislature this week signed controversial ‘right to work’ proposals into law, banning agreements that force workers to pay union dues.

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Comment: Rebellions, loyalty and Governor Christie

With different faces of rebellion being seen on either side of the Atlantic, Young Fabians chair Sara Ibrahim looks at the various aspects of political loyalty.

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Obama’s State of the Union address: Response and reactions

Alex Hern covers the response and reaction to President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address – at least for this term in office.

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The global financial crisis, not 9/11, has defined the last decade

The global financial crisis, not 9/11, has defined the last decade, argues Tom Rouse.

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Obama mocks the mad Right and makes the case for the State

President Obama invoked the heroes of the past and delivered a passionate defence of State investment in his Jobs Act speech overnight, reports Shamik Das.

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Huhne must heed lessons of US to fulfil “250,000 green jobs” pledge

A recent IPPR report on the US green jobs agenda suggests Chris Hunhne’s “250,000 green jobs” pledge could be far harder to achieve than the government expects.

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Afghanistan: All over bar the shouting… and dying

Following Obama’s troop withdrawal announcemnt, a look at the Obama surge’s impact on the strategic situation in Afghanistan and what the end game may look like.

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The American immigration debate – a chance for liberal reform, but not yet

An in-depth analysis of current European and American immigration policy under President Obama and what it can teach the UK, by ippr’s Matt Cavanagh.

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The madness of Ken’s attack on Obama

Labour’s candidate for London Mayor Ken Livingstone has put his foot in it again today – saying the assassination of Osama bin Laden made President Obama look like “some kind of mobster”.

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