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August 2016

The Hate Campaign Against Hillary Clinton

August 29, 2016 // La Prensa - Panama - Spanish

In the history of the United States, I don’t think there has ever been as much time and money spent on discrediting a political figure as there has been on Hillary Clinton. Twenty-five years ago, the leaders of the Republican Party, with their paid attack dogs, launched a hate campaign against Bill Clinton’s wife. [Read more]

Waiting for a Reaction

August 29, 2016 // - Russia - Russian

In effect, the West's position is this: It's inclined to take Kiev's side over Moscow's and it's not prepared to harshly criticize or pressure Ukraine, even when it has every reason to.

Donald Trump: The Indomitable Candidate

August 29, 2016 // Der Standard - Austria - German

<i>Trump fails whenever he tries to focus on topics instead of just polemics.</i> Donald Trump's bad mood is exemplified by many things: by the worsening poll numbers; by the foot that finds his mouth with ever greater accuracy; or by the steadily growing numbers of critics in his own party who are no longer willing [Read more]

Under Global Constraints, the Fed Is More than Disarmed

August 28, 2016 // La Tribune - France - French

<i>The Federal Reserve is currently constrained by the rest of the world, which is preventing the Fed from raising interest rates. The result: Its monetary policy will no longer be able to make use, in the end, of the classic weapon of lowering rates. It will only survive using unconventional policy. The risks that the [Read more]
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