Discover What the World Thinks of U.S.


Zuckerberg for President?

March 20, 2017 // Il Giornale - Italy - Italian

“’We must create a global community that works for everyone … ’ Mark Zuckerberg’s letter-manifesto is packed with good intentions and ideas that are often commendable, sometimes questionable, and almost always general. It was posted online to realign Facebook’s trajectory in an era in which its original [Read more]

The Social ‘Trumpet’ of Populist Trump

March 19, 2017 // Corriere della Sera - Italy - Italian

The United States. February. I'm walking the streets of a dirty, sloppy, neglectful New York; its many brutalized tramps are rummaging through the garbage. On one side, the homeless who sleep in doorways, and on the other, the ever growing presence of Chinese bric-a-brac stores which are replacing the shops that used [Read more]

Silicon Valley, the New Athens

March 16, 2017 // L'Espresso - Italy - Italian

The homeland of the technological giants that dominate our hyperconnected era is where the West is making a last ditch effort against the raging barbarity of nationalism.

A ‘Belligerent’ Trump Who Needs To Come Up With Enemies

March 15, 2017 // Il Sole 24 Ore - Italy - Italian

During the election campaign, Donald Trump had already announced a rearmament plan meant to bring the Pentagon’s budget back to levels reminiscent of the most violent years of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Under the slogan “Make America Great Again,” Trump promised to bolster defense. More specifically, this [Read more]

The US, Europe and President Donald Trump’s Mixed Signals

March 6, 2017 // Corriere della Sera - Italy - Italian

<i>The U.S. president’s statements seem contradictory, shifting between disengagement and offers of cooperation. There is a reason behind this behavior — a behavior that is very likely to continue for a long time.</i> Almost all of the signals the White House sent to Europe in the last few days were reassuring. [Read more]

Obstacles to a US-Russia Detente

March 6, 2017 // Il Giornale - Italy - Italian

Here are two pieces of terrible news for anyone who was expecting, given the preconditions, a rapid reconciliation between the Kremlin and Washington: the resignation of General Michael Flynn, national security adviser and the closest man to Moscow from Donald Trump’s entourage, and the White House’s statement on [Read more]

Trump: Cracking Down on Deportation

February 25, 2017 // La Repubblica - Italy - Italian

<i>Only “Dreamers,” who arrived as children, are safe</i> <i>New and stricter rules for illegal immigrants; immigration officers, customs officers and border police will deport anyone who is guilty of even the most minor criminal offenses. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program remains intact.*</i> [Read more]
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