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May 2016

Obama in Germany: TTIP Only Saves the Quick

May 2, 2016 // Der Spiegel - Germany - German

<i>Germany, as the export champion, was Obama’s economic model. However, now the country he needs is one in which the citizens are increasingly skeptical of free trade, because they paid the price for success.</i> The president announced implementation of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. The [Read more]

Clinton or Trump?

May 1, 2016 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

With the results of the latest U.S. primaries, it’s becoming increasingly apparent that Trump and Clinton will battle it out in the election campaign next November.

Washington and Israel’s ‘Taboos’

May 1, 2016 // L'Expression - Algeria - French

Against their will, Washington has been cornered by Israel, if not to approve of Israel’s crimes, then to use its power to protect Israel from international condemnation, especially from the U.N. Security Council. Israel has committed the most despicable crimes [against the Palestinian people] since the end of World [Read more]

The USA’s Sad ‘Latin Americanization’

May 1, 2016 // Svenska Dagbladet - Sweden - Swedish

In the lead-up to the presidential election, at the start of April, two opinion polls were published looking more closely at the values and opinions of American voters. One of them was carried out by Quinnipiac University and the other by the Public Religion Research Institute in collaboration with The Atlantic [Read more]

…And the Other(s)

May 1, 2016 // El Universal - Mexico - Spanish

The rhetoric of Trump is extreme, but it responds to a fear that is shared by many Americans.
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