Category - Barack Obama

  • 5 Nov 2012

    “To go into the voting booth and vote for either Wall-Street-backed candidate, that is the definition of throwing away your vote.” So claims Jill Stein, the US Green Party’s candidate for the presidential election on 6 November 2012.

  • 2 Nov 2012

    Most people in America, whether they are religious or not, prefer consistency in the faith community to hypocrisy, says Jim Wallis. One of the reasons the fastest growing demographic in religious affiliation surveys is now “none of the above” is that too many people see more religious hypocrisy than consistency. In this reflection, the CEO of of Sojourners in the USA argues that evangelicals, in particular, are apt to get their values in a muddle in the political arena, not least by ignoring or sidelining the huge biblical emphasis on concern for the poor and vulnerable as a criterion for looking at the impact of human endeavour.

  • 23 Oct 2012

    The new PRRI report details how Catholic and unaffiliated Americans are responding to US presidential debates over issues like taxes and social programmes.

  • 19 Oct 2012

    US presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney tackled some important issues - including jobs, immigration, energy, and pay equity for women - in their recent TV debate. But they missed a whole lot more, says the progressive evangelical 'Sojourners' magazine and movement.

  • 3 Oct 2012

    The legal charity, Reprieve, has asked Barack Obama for a guarantee that an international protest march through North West Pakistan will not be hit by CIA drones.

  • 2 Sep 2012

    Barack Obama, says it's not his job to defend his Christian faith against doubters who suspect he's Muslim. Mitt Romney says his Mormonism is "integral".

  • 2 Aug 2011

    The Green Party has questioned the viability and legitimacy of a world financial system that is being held to ransom by a few people in a single country.

  • 1 Aug 2011

    The world's largest debtor nation, the United States, is set for a deficit ceiling deal which will result in cuts hitting some of the most vulnerable.

  • 25 Jun 2011

    A group of 40 religious leaders in the United States have called for President Barck Obama to "bring the war in Afghanistan to an end."

  • 8 May 2011

    Explaining to children the irrationality of adult behaviour is always challenging, says Sande Ramage. But in the case of the killing of Osama Bun Laden it is almost an impossibility.