Discover What the World Thinks of U.S.

October 2008

Capitalism: Socialism Under a New Name?

October 31, 2008 // Gandul - Romania - Romanian

I now sit and wonder: did anyone ask the ordinary American John Doe if he wanted his money to be used to pay for the yachts, private jets, personal islands and bear bellies of those high up in prestigious firms on Wall Street?

Obama and Us

October 31, 2008 // Die Zeit - Germany - German

His [Obama's] political profile is, in many senses, even more European than that of many politicians in Europe

A Tale of Two Americas

October 30, 2008 // Helsingin Sanomat - Finland - Finnish

Because the media is obviously liberal, a conservative counterpart had to be created for it. Because conservatives’ lies are spread in the mainstream media now, one has developed liberal media-watchdogs like Media Matters for America. Of course to counter these are watchdogs on the lookout for lies from the liberals, [Read more]

The American Republican Party in Crisis

October 30, 2008 // Almasry Alyoum - Egypt - Arabic

The Republican Party has a big crisis nowadays. When the candidates of the party face their probable defeat in the southern states of the country, which has been the cradle of the party for decades, and when the party has become divided unto itself and even witnessing its major members exchanging accusations back and [Read more]

Obama vs. Joe the Plumber

October 30, 2008 // L'Actualité - Canada - French

The original text is in French. French to English translation is as follows: “I have to go and get ready for the debate, but what just happened is good practice.” That’s what Barack Obama said on Tuesday, after he talked to Joe the Plumber, whose real name is Joe Wurzelbacher. He met him in the surroundings of [Read more]
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