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November 2014

Ferguson, Immigration and IS: America Is Paralyzed

November 28, 2014 // Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung - Germany - German

<i>The United States has more to deal with than the fire of Ferguson and a failed immigration policy. But Washington has given no sign that Congress and the government were aware of their shared responsibility. An analysis.</i> In Washington recently the talk has been of well poisoning and arson. With such [Read more]

Guns, Black People and the Situation in Ferguson

November 28, 2014 // Hankook Ilbo - South Korea - Korean

“American history shows that freedom was gained through the barrel of a gun.” These are the words a gun store owner said to me when I visited Colorado Springs, Colorado in early November. He showed me guns from the Revolutionary War and the U.S. Civil War, saying that it was thanks to these guns that the American [Read more]

Obama, the Dictator

November 28, 2014 // Excélsior - Mexico - Spanish

Americans, and Republicans in particular, are furious with Barack Obama. They are calling him a dictator because of the announcement on immigration he made Thursday, Nov. 21, an announcement by which he managed to change the situation of about five million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. with only his signature. [Read more]

Lull in TPP Negotiations

November 28, 2014 // Miyanichi Press - Japan - Japanese

<b>Now Is the Time To Share Our Opinions with the Government</b> An assembly among the heads of negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which consists of 12 countries, including Japan and America, was held in Beijing, China. Though Japan and America concentrated on the negotiations, they were unable to reach [Read more]

The Underdogs Answer with Violence

November 28, 2014 // Frankfurter Rundschau - Germany - German

The Michael Brown decision surprised no one — and therein lies the cynicism of the system. The United States will never free itself of the string of predictable verdicts and predictable riots if it doesn't make society more equitable.

Praying For a Party of No

November 28, 2014 // Embassy - Canada - English

No matter where Americans look of late, Obama has projected an image of reluctance and not that of the leader of the indispensable country.
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