By deciding last week to instate a 25 percent tariff on steel imported into the U.S. and a 10 percent tariff on imported aluminum, U.S. President Donald Trump has once again demonstrated that he intends to stay true to the political line that carried him to the White House in November 2016: “America First.” It [Read more]
Will the multiplying massacres begin to act on Americans’ conscience?
Their battle is a long-term fight, in a country that counts practically as many guns in circulation as inhabitants.
Donald Trump seems to have trouble remembering on his own that he should empathize with the victims of violent acts.
The atmosphere was heavy and the testimonies poignant. For over an hour on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at the White House, during a meeting organized one week after the shooting that left 17 dead in a high [Read more]
<i>The American filmmaker excels at grasping the neuroses of the past and the ambiguity of transitional periods between eras.</i>
Paul Thomas Anderson’s eight films to date display an awareness of United States history: first of its cinema, as should films by any self-respecting, movie-enthusiast director, but [Read more]
Everything has gone awry between American business leaders and Donald Trump. The president’s decisions to withdraw from free-trade agreements, his withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement and even the banning of nationals from Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States quickly left a number of [Read more]
<i>Since the turn of the millennium, life expectancy has declined in the United States. This phenomenon is particularly observable among white men with little education. We look at the reasons for this drift.</i>
Among developed countries, the United States stands out for a surprising reason. Since the turn of the [Read more]
Trump has managed to pull the wool over his voters’ eyes by attacking the decisions made by his predecessor in a systematic and almost obsessive manner.
This American powerlessness provides three lessons that we would be wrong to ignore.