Discover What the World Thinks of U.S.

April 2013

Unsavory Midwives

April 30, 2013 // L'Orient le Jour - Lebanon - French

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]

Sand, Ice and Cocaine

April 30, 2013 // Krytyka Polityczna - Poland - Polish

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]

Thin America

April 30, 2013 // Vsluh - Russia - Russian

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.

In the US, Guns Are Always Sure To Win

April 30, 2013 // L'Express - France - French

<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]
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