User Profile: Alessandra Guetti
This user has submitted 17 translations to Watching America.
In this scenario, Trump’s immaturity in public administration becomes evident.
So why is Trump obsessed with the wall? Because the wall has become a metaphor for his administration. [Read more]
[Donald Trump's] attacks against the media seem to be more of a well-executed political calculation. [Read more]
It is... expected that the Democrats and the PT will use their prerogatives to the full extent of the law in the dispute for power in a highly competitive partisan environment. [Read more]
[Are Trump] and his internal and external policy interventions here to stay, or will the next U.S. president (in the questionable hypothesis that the U.S. will survive Trump) undo each one of them? [Read more]
For some politicians, the hard line on immigration issues is all they need to ensure a high turnout at the ballot boxes in November’s midterm elections. [Read more]
[T]he cocky attitude regarding those who do not think like us explains why good causes do not persuade those who need them the most. [Read more]
The conclusion drawn from Wolff’s book is that the executive role of the American government, as we knew it, ceased to exist. [Read more]
When we talk about official photography, photos taken to give a government some visibility, we are also talking about an advertising photo, particularly in politics. [Read more]
President Trump has just suffered the worst catastrophe during his tenure thus far. Hurricanes cannot be avoided, but shootings can. [Read more]
<i> We hope that the withdrawal of support for Trump by his own party has not arrived too late. </i>
Although at this stage it might seem impossible, Donald Trump’s statements continue to surpass their own limits in vulgarity, reaching levels never seen before in American politics and rarely seen at some bars. A [Read more]
The New York bombing should not become an electoral weapon in the face of presidential elections.
The bomb that exploded in New York over the weekend, as well as the other explosive devices found both in the city and in New Jersey, are a fatal indicator of how democratic societies are exposed to terrorism and how [Read more]
<i>With Brexit, and with Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and dozens of other populist demagogues, it feels like we are in the closing scenes of “The Empire Strikes Back.”</i>
If the political landscape seems discouraging, it is time to watch “Star Wars” again. It is all there. A republic torn between factions [Read more]
The transaction suggests that the company may give up its fight with Apple, Facebook and Google to focus on what it does best: business software. [Read more]
“A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.”
This sentence is usually attributed to the legendary CBS news anchor Edward Murrow, best known in Brazil because of the movie Good Night, and Good Luck (2005) directed by George Clooney. In 1954, Murrow was in charge of the team responsible for the [Read more]
To Trump, being contradictory, negative and demeaning ... has made the so-called greatest banker in history, John Pierpont Morgan, a philanthropist able to risk all his assets in times of high economic risk. [Read more]