The “mountaintop” of the April 3, 1968 speech in Memphis is still very far off.
Trump practices anti-Keynesianism: he advocates for austerity during crisis and stimulates demand during times of growth.
<i>Studies show that the majority of Africans coming to the United States are better educated than the average American.</i>
In the United States, “shithole gate” hasn’t stopped provoking outraged reactions. According to The Washington Post, "shithole," which set off the controversy on Thursday, is the word [Read more]
[T]he law passed by Congress ... does not reform anything at all. It just further polarizes a country already divided in half.
The reform will indulge the super rich, further confirming the power of a hereditary plutocracy, of which Trump is a ridiculous incarnation.
At the end of his tour of Asia, Trump will appear to be the leader of a marginalized power. At least, that is how Chinese propaganda will exploit it. It won’t be wrong.
Trump has proven to be indifferent to the fundamental values that shaped the postwar world, such as the rule of law, democracy, human rights, and open trade.
If Trump manages to convince Congress to overturn this agreement by voting for sanctions against Tehran ... it would be the end of this century’s greatest success in multilateral negotiations.
<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]
To make matters worse, his reputation as an impulsive, angry president, unpredictable and devoid of all moral authority, sticks to his skin like a too-small Halloween costume.