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September 2011

Palestine — Without Using the American Veto

September 29, 2011 // Asahi - Japan - Japanese

The focus at the U.N. General Assembly has become peace in the Middle East, as an impatient Palestine tries to officially participate in the U.N. as a state despite stalled negotiations with Israel. The United States is adamant about stopping it. President Obama has stated that if Palestine applies, he will use the [Read more]

Waldorf Astoria, etc.

September 29, 2011 // Hürriyet - Turkey - Turkish

The first to go to New York was Celal Bayar, and he stayed at the Waldorf Astoria. Adnan Menderes, Süleyman Demirel, Turgut Özal, Tansu Çillerthey all stayed at the Waldorf Astoria. Our current prime minister doesn't like the Waldorf Astoria; he stays at the Ritz Carlton, the St. Regis, and mostly The Plaza. The [Read more]

America Faces a Jobs Depression

September 29, 2011 // The Guardian - U.K.

When consumers and businesses can't boost the economy on their own, the responsibility must fall to the purchaser of last resort. As John Maynard Keynes informed us 75 years ago, that purchaser is the government.

9/11 Changed a Young American Generation

September 29, 2011 // Renmin Bao - China - Chinese

“At the time we were all shocked by the image [of the towers falling]…but we very quickly realized that we needed to do something to protect our family. In 10 years I have lost a lot, but I have never regretted it.”
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