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Consumption

December 5, 2008 // La Presse - Canada - French

Recap of Events-A Wal-Mart employee has been stomped to death by a crowd of consumers who, having smashed the double glass doors of the store, bolted in to take advantage of the bargains the day after Thanksgiving, notably the 50 inch plasma televisions for $798, the mini- vacuum cleaners for $28 and the 10.2 megapixel [Read more]

Obama, the Chameleon

November 24, 2008 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

The historian Howard Zinn asks the American left to follow the new president closely. “Radically sceptical” of government, indeed summarizes Howard Zinn’s view of the United States for more than 50 years. His conception of its history is far from being that of a history of States, political classes or diplomacy. It [Read more]

Cultural Elections

November 17, 2008 // La Presse - Canada - Canada

How many times have I told my friends who lamented throughout eight years of Bush: stop your crying, the other America will come back. Over 47% of Americans (48 or 46 anyway) voted for Kerry in 2004, even more had voted for Gore in 2002, one American out of two. Each time it’s a little bit closer. [Read more]
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