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July 2009

Obama Falls Into Racism Trap

July 31, 2009 // Die Zeit - Germany - German

The first black president, the first black first lady, the first black attorney general, more African-Americans in the White House than ever before – but old problems, old worries, reservations and prejudices are still present. On both sides. This has all been prompted by a curious criminal case and a thoughtless [Read more]

World Wealth Redistributed After Two Hundred Years

July 31, 2009 // Sohu - China - Chinese

The total population of China and India now exceeds two billion. Now that they are beginning to compete for resources with people in Europe, the U.S. and Japan, the world's wealth will be redistributed. The direction of the flow of wealth has begun to reverse itself after two hundred years. In ancient times, [Read more]

Barack Obama’s “Yes We Can” Resonates in Africa

July 31, 2009 // Le Courrier - Switzerland - French

The call from the president of the United States for Africans to take responsibility for the continent has generated enthusiasm, but also some reservations. Barack Obama’s speech from Accra, Ghana last Sunday continues to provoke a lot of enthusiasm and some criticism. Returning to his campaign slogan of “yes we [Read more]

America’s New Aggressive Objectives in Colombia

July 30, 2009 // Argenpress - Argentina - Spanish

Barack Obama’s administration is starting to stagger in front of the aggressive activity accomplished by right-wing politicians. In Russia, the new American president strongly stated his opposition to the coup d’état in Honduras carried out by the military forces against its legitimate government. [Read more]

United States-China the New G2?

July 30, 2009 // Le Temps - Switzerland - French

Will the Pacific Ocean be the epicenter of this new century? To hear Barack Obama tell it, such a development is inevitable. “The relationship between the United States and China will shape the 21st century,” declared the American president as he inaugurated a “strategic and economic dialogue” designed to [Read more]
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