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August 2014

Kerry’s Speech Is Bulging with Hegemonic Intent

August 29, 2014 // China Network - China - Chinese

On the 13th of this month in Hawaii, during his sixth visit to the Asia-Pacific, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry outlined the United States’ future policies for the region. In his speech he continuously made reference to China, stating that the U.S. welcomed China’s rise and that it looked forward to a peaceful, [Read more]

Start-Down

August 29, 2014 // Il Manifesto - Italy - Italian

Below, Honore de Balzac had already said everything almost 200 years ago: the anxiety of "climbing," the corruption that prevails over talent, the fact that there is not space for everyone. A century later, Joseph Schum­pe­ter reduced the "social climber" to the mundane living rooms, marriages based on interest, [Read more]

In the Internet Era

August 29, 2014 // Kathimerini - Greece - Greek

What’s the issue at stake then? It's the propagation, without filter, of extremism, insane ideas, and false stories that influence large numbers of the population.

Beheading Alters US Policy in Iraq

August 28, 2014 // The Beijing News - China - Chinese

On Aug. 19, the Islamic State posted a video on social media showing the beheading of American journalist James Foley in a chilling spectacle that has sparked international outrage. It was the first time that the Islamic State had made public the killing of an American citizen, much less a journalist, and is an extreme [Read more]

The Gringo Silence

August 28, 2014 // La Razón - Bolivia - Spanish

The Americans leave and, in a macabre substitution of circumstances, appear to be in chaos and state of disorientation. We have been waiting for a multipolar world, with counterweights and various powers, but we only see a retreat in which we inherit a vacuum.
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