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February 2010

Obama Exposes Republican Blockade

February 28, 2010 // die Zeit - Germany - German

<b>The health care summit failed to bring Republicans and Democrats together. Still, the debate represents a turning point.</b> February 2010 could well go down in American history. Never before had a president sat with the opposition party in front of live television cameras for nearly nine hours to debate a [Read more]

Haiti’s Children and the Hopes of Mrs. Clinton

February 28, 2010 // Al-Thawrah - Syria - Arabic

Haiti, victim of the earthquake, victim of poverty and underdevelopment… tiny Haiti exposes once again — before the earthquake and after — capitalism's incompetence for solving humanity’s problems. I am certainly not attempting to discount any efforts that have been expended — no matter how big or small — [Read more]

The U.S. in Cuba

February 28, 2010 // La Cronica de Hoy - Mexico - Spanish

The United States will never stop being a warlike power. Manifest Destiny will not disappear because it is a pillar of the nation chosen by God to govern the world.

The Anti-War against Drugs

February 28, 2010 // La Crónica de Hoy - Mexico - Spanish

Barack Obama said it himself: “I think the War on Drugs has been an utter failure. I think we need to rethink and decriminalize our marijuana laws, but I’m not somebody who believes in legalization of marijuana. I do believe we need to rethink how we’re operating in the drug wars — we’re not doing a good [Read more]

The U.S. Wants to Ease Russia’s Anxiety

February 27, 2010 // Rzeczpospolita - Poland - Polish

Hillary Clinton invites Moscow to collaborate with the anti-missile shield. Experts are skeptical. Let me say this explicitly: Russia is facing different threats, but NATO is not one of them — the U.S. Secretary of State made this clear during her speech at a seminar on NATO in the 21st century. Clinton emphasized [Read more]
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