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Cannes vs. Netflix

May 28, 2017 // El País - Spain - Spanish

<i>While the change in the way films are being watched is unstoppable, a supportive policy is merited whereby streaming platforms are also seen as allies.</i> War has broken out between the Cannes Film Festival, a French cultural industry icon, and Netflix, the American online movie platform that has 100 million [Read more]

Why Europe Can Outpace the US

May 18, 2017 // Die Welt - Germany - German

<i>After the election victory of Emmanuel Macron in France, Europe’s stock markets are becoming attractive for investors again. For them, the continent also has a key advantage with respect to the U.S.</i> What a difference. Jan. 20: Donald Trump continues his populist tirades in his speech upon taking office, [Read more]

Diplomacy in the Era of Trump

May 13, 2017 // El Pais - Brazil - Portuguese

<i>With globalization, diplomacy has now become present in practically all fields of human activity.</i> The international system was born and continues to be marked predominantly by power relations. Whoever has power, rules. Whoever does not, must conform obediently or be forced to find alliances that strengthen [Read more]

Immigration: The Umpteenth Episode of the Donald Trump Show

March 3, 2017 // Jeune Afrique - France - French

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]

Trump Will Not Be Putin’s Friend

January 26, 2017 // L'Express - France - French

<i>The American and Russian presidents have a fundamental need to continually manage external threats. Trump and Putin are alike, even though they have not met.</i> The main “innovation” of the Trump era, which began on Jan. 20, is assumed to be the ever-closer relationship between the United States and Russia [Read more]
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