User Profile: Norma Colyer
This user has submitted 20 translations to Watching America.
These killings highlight the nefarious consequences arising from hateful and racist speeches ... by influential people such as the president. [Read more]
Throughout history, American presidents have been recognized for their diverse and creative approaches to foreign policy. President Truman talked about “containing” the Soviet Union; Eisenhower, about a “new look”; Kennedy, of a “flexible response”; and Reagan, about “peace through strength.” With the [Read more]
[T]he Trump administration does not even bother to disguise its disdain for Latin America. [Read more]
This is the first big puzzle: Why do salaries grow moderately with such a low unemployment rate? [Read more]
Trump’s threat to impose tariffs of up to 25% on Mexican products is one of the silliest and most counterproductive U.S. ideas to stop illegal immigration. [Read more]
Establishing a trade war where Mexico is forced to impose symmetrical measures on the U.S., should it fail to reach an agreement, would be disadvantageous to both countries.
[W]e do not need conclusive evidence to suppose that there is a close relationship between Huawei and the Chinese government. [Read more]
[T]he most reckless actors on this chessboard, such as Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, have already started beating the drums of war. [Read more]
Aren’t we strong enough ourselves to recognize racism, hate, anti-Semitism, misogyny and so on? [Read more]
[Democrats] must choose a course of action and not look back at a definitive moment that does not allow for hesitancy. [Read more]
If Assange is extradited to Sweden, the British will be rid of him and the Swedish judge will be stuck with the question of whether Assange should then be handed over to the U.S. [Read more]
The United States has taken a long time to understand that serious agreements cannot be made with corrupt governments. [Read more]
The problem for Kushner and Trump is that all this dirty work by Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is not enough. [Read more]
The singers who whitewash the imperial aggressions against Venezuela and other countries with their concerts maintain a silence that pierces the soul. [Read more]
[I]f the summit was blustery, it was due to other reasons, not to cloudscapes in the meeting’s organization [Read more]
Trump says he will ... donate $20 million to save us from the "humanitarian crisis." This is .06 percent of what he has stolen from us. [Read more]
If Guaidó succeeds in making the transition ... he will be a hero in Obama’s image.
The Netherlands must not accept prisoners from Guantanamo Bay. [Read more]
When reading “Dreams from my Father,” written by Barack Obama at age 33, it is easy to understand the reason why he is now the most powerful person on earth. In that book, the current U.S. president reaches into his inner self and brings to light the existential dilemmas that he confronted and how he went about [Read more]
I trust that George W. Bush and his friends will spend the next few years explaining how wonderfully this presidency has led the world, despite terrorist threats, fearful Europeans and leftist rogues, who, when it came to the crunch, were always birds of a feather.
I find this interesting reading. But today’s and [Read more]