Donald Trump struts about and provokes left and right. He relegates his rivals to anonymity by monopolizing the media with outrageous comments. From this angle, just a few weeks from the start of the primaries in the United States, the Republican Party has something to worry about. Because if Trump is dominating the [Read more]
A few months ago, I went to New York to record a story on Donald Trump. I took advantage of the occasion to visit, for the first time, the museum that is in remembrance of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Constructed at the heart of the Twin Towers, the museum is a dismal and solemn cavern. The warped iron, the voices [Read more]
The United States dictated — and essentially guaranteed — the liberal constitution of post-war Europe. Now old emotions are reviving, in the legal form of right- and left-wing movements.
On Jan. 20, 2017, Barack Obama will leave the White House. He has one year left before the historians take it upon themselves to dissect his record and give him a place in the history books.
The last year in office of an American president is often difficult and frustrating. All eyes are on the presidential [Read more]
In a presidential election, Clinton would give Donald Trump the shellacking of his life.
We’ve been waiting for years. The suspense hasn’t stopped rising, thanks to skillfully broadcast trailers and teasers. We know the basic plot and the main protagonists, but this Wednesday is the big day. The release of the new “Star Wars” movie? No. The meeting of the American Federal Reserve Board's Federal [Read more]
More than a charitable institution, the founder of Facebook and Priscilla Chan created a limited liability company in order to invest in the private sector and influence policy decisions.
Blaming outside influences for woe, removing potential outside threats, and emphasizing the unity of public opinion by oppressing opposition are the common characteristics of Nazism and Fascism.
Measures like this law could signal the beginning of a much deeper re-evaluation of the U.S. government’s strategy in its international war on drugs.
There has been a lot of talk lately about the Gulf countries delinking their currencies from the dollar. The possibility of this has been justified by the poor economic and financial statuses of the countries in the region due in part to a decline in the price of oil that is no longer as strong as it has been [Read more]