'Star Trek' shaped the world to champion a revolutionary idea ... that the present was not like the past and that the future could be different, better.
The resolute decision by the presidents of the United States and China to lead the global effort toward attenuating global warming caused by climate change is one of the decisive and successful measures of the Paris Agreement: to get the planet’s most polluting nations involved.
Last Saturday, Barack Obama and Xi [Read more]
He won’t change; neither will his supporters. But the rest of the voters still can.
By casting a spotlight on documents from the Carter era, Obama is thinking ahead to his own image and attempting to enter history on the side of the former president.
Whether we like it or not, this upside-down world is not moved by the masses, it is moved by the media and the power of the elite and their money.
The entrance of a third party into the U.S. presidential election, which is traditionally between two parties, could introduce an even greater element of uncertainty within the election and diminish support for both nominees.
Who does the magnate remind one of if not a Latin American caudillo, a strongman, a cultivator of populism from Argentina and Brazil to Venezuela and Nicaragua?
'The phenomenon that is Trump: this grotesque character who appears to have stepped out of fiction ... but who also represents an important but hidden part of the American psyche.'
The visitor was the same, but the conversations were different.
In Havana, the dominating idea was of bilateral relations: We are distinct, but we should forge a common future.
In Buenos Aires, the agreements were many, so the dominating question was different: How do we construct a good future for this region?
This is what we could call Obama’s legacy.