Book Discussion on The Obama Syndrome

Tariq Ali takes a critical look at Barack Obama’s presidency. He argues that President Obama has continued, without much change,… read more

Tariq Ali takes a critical look at Barack Obama’s presidency. He argues that President Obama has continued, without much change, George W. Bush’s war on terrorism and has repeatedly capitulated to Republicans on domestic policy issues. Harper’s magazine publisher John MacArthur and City University of New York professor Frances Fox Piven provided their own commentaries. Then the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience during this Brecht Forum co-sponsored by Verso Books.  close

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Book Discussion on The Obama Syndrome

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New York, New York, United States
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Oct 10, 2010
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Oct 11, 2010

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  • Oct 10, 2010 | 10:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 11, 2010 | 6:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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