Discover What the World Thinks of U.S.

August 2009

Philanthropic Rhetoric

August 29, 2009 // Nacion - Costa Rica - Spanish

According to Forbes magazine, of the 793 tycoons with the highest personal assets over one billion dollars, eleven are thought to be incredibly generous. Bill Gates occupies first place, having donated US$28 billion in his 53 years of life. Gates’ example has inspired other multimillionaires. The roots of American [Read more]

Blocked American Skies

August 29, 2009 // Süddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

The American government is denying unwelcome airline passengers use of the airspace above the United States. Those who find themselves on the secret no-fly list are considered a threat to America, even though they’re 33,000 feet above the ground. They will be rerouted. Air France 438 flies non-stop from Paris to [Read more]

The Carnage Of Abundance

August 29, 2009 // Le Figaro - France - French

This is what I want to understand about Alaska: Are Americans capable of setting a good example for the planet by drastically changing their consumption habits?
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