[C]ountries need to stop trying to affirm their places on the geopolitical chessboard through power plays that could get out of control at any moment.
Angela, all hazel brown skin and honey-colored eyes, crossed the border into Presidio when she was seven. Little by little, her family were reunited in Texas before her parents took her with them to California. Her country is the USA; her land, Mexico, although she only vaguely remembers her grandmother’s house, [Read more]
If Trump announces the United States’ departure from NAFTA, it could just be a bargaining chip to buy popularity in the United States among his voter base.
At the latest Golden Globes Awards ceremony, Oprah Winfrey, the biggest celebrity among TV hosts, gave a speech so touching that it moved the event's attendees. Beyond the content or deep meaning of her words, the emotional tone of the message sparked a political debate. In these dark times for American democracy, [Read more]
<i>The unanswered question of whether Mexico will continue to rely on NAFTA to place its products in duty-free markets generates more speculation than realistic responses. A final answer will come from the decisions made in the three capitals involved. There are various possibilities. The first of these, disconnecting [Read more]
The crisis in the U.S. is so bad that Donald Trump is increasingly seen as a dictatorial autocrat, closer to Caligula than to Alexander Hamilton.
I have always imagined the internet as a major highway of information, one that can transport both large trucks and small vehicles. Net neutrality, considered one of the most basic rights for users and businesses, keeps that information highway from providing second tiers or lanes for those who pay, or for partners of [Read more]
Trump made decisions opposing NAFTA, with the logic of a grocery store clerk unable to look at the big picture of trade, the economy and the trilateral relationship.
How is it possible that someone who has been accused of being a sexual predator by dozens of women is currently holding the highest office in the United States?
<i>Trump retweeted three videos containing anti-Muslim content, sparking criticism from the British prime minister who was later blasted by the U.S. president.</i>
On Wednesday this week, U.S. President Donald Trump retweeted videos containing anti-Muslim content that had been posted on Twitter by a British [Read more]