Will U.S. President Obama compromise with Congress, which now has a Republican majority in both houses? The answer is no. Idealistic arguments aimed at his base, such as correcting the income divide through tax increases on the wealthy, and criticism of businesses that engage in corporate tax evasion accounted for a [Read more]
The president of the United States takes the initiative with Congress against him and a limited time frame.
The crash of oil prices is neither good news nor bad news: It is neither a sign looming ominously and predicting that the world economic situation will worsen, nor a miracle that could get European or American consumption back on its feet.
The 50 percent oil prices plunge since last September is, first and foremost, [Read more]
None of Barack Obama’s successes are reflected back on him and, midway through his second term, he has become one of the most unpopular American presidents.
With an approval rating of 40 percent, he rivals the unpopularity rating of George W. Bush—to the extent of being a genuine albatross for Democratic [Read more]
Last Thursday afternoon, Sept. 18, El Salvador received good news about the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s decision to sign the agreement in which the United States will pay out $277 million. Let us recall that during President Mauricio Funes’ administration, an application was made for Fomilenio II in order to [Read more]