Fly Away Drones

Today, for the first time, President Obama acknowledged and rigorously defended drone strikes targeting militants in Yemen and other parts of the world. At least to my ears, the speech is a clear response to critics who say drone strikes are an unconstitutional use of executive power and a violation…

Obama Takes On Lincoln’s Unfinished Job: Slavery

[View the story “Obama Takes On Lincoln’s Unfinished Job: Slavery” on Storify] Obama Takes On Lincoln’s Unfinished Job: Slavery Obama’s recent speech at the Clinton Global Initiative called attention to slavery, an issue most people believe to be resolved in the past or at least no longer relevant to the…