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Borges Blues in Manhattan

June 29, 2008 // La Stampa - Italy - Italian

Vargas Llosa: “Latin Literature is now born here.” Even though it is less clean now with Bloomberg as the mayor than it used to be with Giuliani, New York continues to be a very fascinating city--the Babylon of the 21st century, a modern Babel Tower, the capital of today’s world. I have been here, in Manhattan, [Read more]

Gore Supports "Finance Obama"

June 22, 2008 // La Stampa - Italy - Italian

It is the first time that George Bush's formal rival of the 2000 presidential elections has explicitly asked his subscribers for a financial donation, underlining his determination to support, in any way he can, Barack Obama's race to the White House.

When the Wives Become Four: Polygamy in the USA

June 20, 2008 // La Repubblica - Italy - Italian

In some States the practice of Polygamy is spreading, often due to many conversions to Islam. THE exact number of polygamous relationships in America is hard to estimate. According to the Associated Press, in the USA there could be between 30 and 100 thousand polygamous families- in which one man has multiple wives- [Read more]

At Yale, the Clintonian’s Den Supports Obama

June 12, 2008 // La Stampa - Italy - Italian

“It is better to have one from Harvard than to have McCain” “To be a Yale graduate does not necessarily mean being intelligent”. This sarcastic phrase has been camping under a fixed poster put up next to the post office near Cross Campus, the elite University’s big lawn where the Morse code was invented, as [Read more]

It is Michelle’s Time, a Wife Dressed for Success

June 11, 2008 // La Stampa - Italy - Italian

Always elegant, they compare her to Jackie. But her determination resembles more Hillary’s. Even though at this moment the fact might seem incredible, Michelle Robinson Obama, 44 years of age, a beautiful woman, strong, intelligent and not at all sympathetic, resembles, under many aspects, Hillary Rodham Clinton. [Read more]

Obama: “I Am the Democratic Candidate”

June 4, 2008 // La Repubblica - Italy - Italian

Obama: “I am the democratic candidate” But Hillary: “I will not make a decision tonight” Clinton: “Congratulations Barack,” she takes time and does not recognize the defeat “I am ready to unify the party.” Negotiations are on the way for the “dream ticket.” WASHINGTON – Senator Barack Obama will [Read more]

Now for Obama the Problem of Hillary

June 4, 2008 // La Repubblica - Italy - Italian

An Obama-Clinton pairing ... would risk a pairing of two prejudices: that expressed by those who don’t want a woman in the White House and that expressed by those who don’t want an African-American.

McCain’s Card

May 20, 2008 // Corriere della Sera - Italy - Italian

Between the widespread apprehension over the adverse economic situation and the crisis of sub-prime mortgages, troubled times in the presidential campaign in the United States. Disputes, by now exasperated as ever on every question between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, are being repeated. After the challenges in [Read more]
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