...American political history is criss-crossed with great protest movements in the name of individual freedom and against state control.
Because China pegs its undervalued currency to the dollar, after the American financial crisis, every time the dollar depreciates, the Renminbi depreciates vis-à-vis other countries' currencies. However, is China really the main culprit behind the outbreak of the worldwide currency war?
The central banks of Korea, [Read more]
The billionaire George Soros published an article in the Wall Street Journal defending the legalization of marijuana, proposed in the California election. “Our marijuana laws are clearly doing more harm than good. The criminalization of marijuana did not prevent marijuana from becoming the most widely used illegal [Read more]
Recently, an American scholar pointed out that Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean are becoming more “Americanized.” Not only has Brazil, the largest country in Latin America, never identified itself as Latin American, it is now more obviously detached from Latin America. Bolivia, Peru, Colombia and [Read more]
The U.S. should also stop questioning India’s relationship with Iran, a neighbor with which India is linked by many centuries of economic, cultural and even civilizational ties.
Yet in the end he has succeeded only in convincing those to his left of his political inconstancy, and those to his right of his essential insincerity of heart.
The dirty secret of the tax-cut battle is this: President Obama is actually very happy to see the tax cuts expire forever, so long as he does not get the blame. If the Republicans volunteer to look unreasonable, Obama gets the (for him) best of all possible worlds.
The Rally attracted more than 200,000 participants — three times what Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin got when they played the same venue to much Godly, right-wing fanfare a month ago.
Obama is stuck in the classic dilemma of asymmetrical warfare: Who and where is the enemy?