Obama is Not What a Feminist Looks Like


March 8th was International Women’s Day. As celebrated in the United States, it’s a feel-good pseudo-holiday that promises a conscience soothing reprieve from focusing on the status of women around the world for the next 364 days.  It’s also an occasion when presidents and first ladies are expected to weigh in on issues impacting women’s [...]

State of the Union: What Obama didn’t say about Terrorism


With only a cursory mention of the war on terror, three things were conspicuous by their absence in last night’s State of the Union speech: Gitmo, Miranda, and the New York terror trials.
On January 22, 2009, just two days after being sworn in as the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama issued an [...]

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