Obama's budget freeze: hard to imagine a worse conclusion to draw from the Massachusetts election, or a more telling lesson for working people.
Ben Bernanke should be replaced, and the Federal Reserve needs fixing to serve working people's needs.
The president has taken a decidedly more combative, populist tone. It's time.
Some on the left say the Communist Party USA has no differences with President Obama. Just to set the record straight: we do, and we express them, but we go to great lengths to state them in a constructive and unifying way.
Harsh talk about Obama from the left can easily become a substitute for examining our inadequacies. Wouldn't we be well served to look into the mirror?
The president doesn't simply register and reflect the balance of power; he influences it as well; no other person has as much power as the president.
A year ago, we said that the country was entering an era of democratic reform and that the same coalition that defeated the right in the 2008 elections would drive the process going forward.
President Obama's decision to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan has generated skepticism and dismay among his supporters. And rightly so.
WASHINGTON (PAI) -You don't have to dig particularly deep, in the United States today, to find some striking similarities between today's virulently anti-Obama "Tea Party" crowd - and the pols like Sarah Palin who egg them on - and the media darlings who birthed the "Tax Revolt" phenomenon back in the late 1970s.
Before buying into an escalataion strategy, the Obama administration should spend some time examining the August 12 battle of Dananeh.