Barack Obama

Thousands rally in Hannover against TTIP trade deal before Obama’s visit

Thousands of protesters have come out onto the streets of Hannover to say ‘No’ to the controversial TTIP US-EU trade deal. Many in Germany fear it will reduce consumer protection and undermine workers’ protection. While the Transatlantic Trade and Investment…

Obama’s Trillion-Dollar Nuclear-Arms Train Wreck

“Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.” These were the words from the Hindu religious text, the Bhagavad-Gita, that flashed through the mind of the man credited with creating the first atomic bomb, J. Robert Oppenheimer, as the…

How we can make our vision of a world without nuclear weapons a reality

This piece by President Barack Obama of the United States, below, was published in the Washington Post on March 30th, shortly before a gathering of dozens of world leaders at the Nuclear Security Summit which attempted to tackle the subject…

Obama’s nuclear summit – it wasn’t…

Obama gathered ‘world leaders’ in Washington this past week to once again attempt to justify his ‘Nobel Peace Prize’. He failed. (In the final group photo Kiev’s Petro Poroshenko is standing behind Obama. He grabbed $335 million in US military…

Argentina: 40 years after the Bloody Military Coup

By Martin Hacthoun Buenos Aires, Mar 24 (Prensa Latina) US President Barack Obama is concluding his official visit to Buenos Aires on Thursday, a day when millions of Argentineans are commemorating the 40th anniversary of the military coup d”état in…

The Unwavering Dignity of the Cuban Revolution Has Won

They can try to say what they want, but the Cuban Revolution continues to triumph against U.S. interference despite the decades-long blockade and the Cuban Adjustment Act (among other things). And since it’s time to say things clearly, let’s begin…

Cuba, USA may advance in areas of common interest, said Obama

Havana, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) US President Barack Obama stated here today that despite the differences between his country and Cuba both nations can progress in areas of common interest. After a meeting of more than two hours with his…

CIA Analyst Ray McGovern – Exclusive Interview Video

In this video acTVism Munich interviews former CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) analyst, Ray McGovern, who talks about his experience in the agency and the reasons that led him to become an activist and outspoken critic of the US government. The…

Podcast: The new movement to ban nuclear weapons

Fifteen thousand, eight hundred nuclear weapons spread across 14 nations. One thousand, eight hundred ready to be launched within minutes of a warning. This is not the cold war, but the present reality – the daily existential threat with which…

Obama signs executive order lifting Iran sanctions

US President Barack Obama has signed an executive order lifting US economic sanctions on Iran, the White House announced. The White House made the announcement on Saturday, after US Secretary of State John Kerry issued a statement confirming the International…

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