Discover What the World Thinks of U.S.

April 2010

Lessons from the Goldman Sachs Lawsuit

April 29, 2010 // Segye Daily - South Korea - Korean

Goldman Sachs, America's biggest investment bank, is facing fraud charges. Goldman Sachs is suspected of allowing its investors to suffer colossal losses in failing to disclose improper insider trading information while selling CDOs (collateralized debt obligation), derivatives. The company is accused of conducting [Read more]

Arizona Defies Obama and America

April 29, 2010 // Le Figaro - France - French

The 44th president reacted by calling the legislation “misguided” and pressed the American Congress to act to prevent other states from plunging into this process, which could ruin reform efforts already in place. This system relies on trust between the police and the communities, and it is invariably very fragile.

It Can’t Be

April 29, 2010 // Le Temps - Switzerland - French

We strike a deal with the truth, rationalizing it away in accordance with our own capacity for comprehension... We say, "no, it can't be."

Something Frankenstein

April 29, 2010 // Le Monde - France - French

Americans have a decided knack for transforming news into grand film spectacles. Dollars by the billion, a hair-raising cast: The battle that for several days has pitted the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the police of the American stock exchange, against the directors of Goldman Sachs, the most powerful [Read more]
1 2 3 4 5 62