On Thursday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced that U.S. authorities will soon subject a first batch of large non-banking financial groups to increased scrutiny under the auspices of the United States Federal Reserve (Fed).
“It is important for the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) to take the [Read more]
Can you get half pregnant? Washington does not seem close to adequately broaching the issue. A few years ago, the George W. Bush administration deliberately delivered a misleading pregnancy diagnosis — weapons of mass destruction allegedly held by Saddam Hussein — to induce America to give birth to a war that was [Read more]
American narration still belongs to men. To believe in it, you have to smoke crack or kick some kid on the way to school.
If someone asked me with whom I would not switch identities, I would say with a young, white man in Washington. Sand, ice and cocaine are three things from which castles are built in the big city [Read more]
Americans, like all of us, want to live long, healthy lives. But reaching this goal is a little complicated for them: The vast majority of food in the States is harmful, everyone starts to drive at age 16, on every corner there is a McDonald's and around every corner there is a Burger King.
U.S. beliefs about human rights are narrow-minded and have led to serious negative effects.
<i>Barack Obama needs Congress to pass stronger legislation on firearms, but he is meeting with resistance even within his own camp.</i>
This week, Barack Obama brought the families of the victims of the shooting at Newtown to Washington aboard Air Force One. He is including them in his campaign for new measures to [Read more]