User Profile: Alison Lacey
This user has submitted 12 translations to Watching America.
In a Middle East that’s as complicated as ever, simple ideas like Trump’s are dangerous.
If the Democrats have a chance of overthrowing the billionaire, it’s at the ballot box rather than in court.
President Trump is using children as a bargaining chip against representatives and senators who oppose his larger immigration reform initiatives. Should we be surprised? [Read more]
By deciding last week to instate a 25 percent tariff on steel imported into the U.S. and a 10 percent tariff on imported aluminum, U.S. President Donald Trump has once again demonstrated that he intends to stay true to the political line that carried him to the White House in November 2016: “America First.” It [Read more]
<i>There’s much to criticize in American politics, says honorary professor André Liebich. Except for one admirable thing: the First Amendment of the Constitution consecrated in the freedom of expression. In Europe, censorship is gaining ground.</i>
There is plenty in the United States to criticize and oppose: [Read more]
Hate seems to be becoming a political tool like any other. [Read more]
We were all warned about Donald Trump’s intentions from the beginning. During his run for the White House, the man set himself apart by making sweeping statements and shockingly rude remarks.
Driven by a delusional arrogance, he’s practically looked down his nose at the whole world – an attitude worthy of a [Read more]
In addition to moral negligence, America's inaction in Syria will have sanctioned Russia’s triumphant and destabilizing return to the international stage. [Read more]
'Black lives matter!' proclaim African-American protesters. It's their voices as well, athletes notice, that are expressing themselves more and more in the wake of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
Power to the people. Dictators hate thinkers, right? [Read more]
The Republican candidate has made division his weapon of choice. [Read more]
Never has Martin Luther King’s dream of a united and just America seemed so far-off. [Read more]