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Obama Wages War Against Speculation and Interest

January 30, 2010 // La Cronica de Hoy - Mexico - Spanish

United States President Barack Obama is really angry with Wall Street, and especially with the banks. He complained, among other things, about the brutally high compensation for executives. This contrasts starkly with the poverty of their businesses, which are practically in bankruptcy. He has also noted the excesses [Read more]

The Conservative Supreme Court

January 30, 2010 // Excelsior - Mexico - Spanish

Obama is going through a tough time. The Democrats lost the emblematic seat Ted Kennedy occupied in the Senate for forty-five years. Hours later, the Supreme Court decided to authorize corporations to spend money in favor of the political candidates of their liking and to invest against those opposed to their [Read more]

Obama Serving Coffee?

January 22, 2010 // La Crónica de Hoy - Mexico - Spanish

It was supposed to be that Barack Obama’s election as president would mark the beginning of a new phase that left racism behind in the United States. His inauguration on that cold January morning, a year ago, seemed to be the end of a chapter in the history of America, one that included segregation and slavery, and [Read more]

“Progressive” Bioethics

January 9, 2010 // Excelsior - Mexico - Spanish

Bioethics is the application of ethics to life sciences. The debate over this discipline began in the 1970s when conservative and liberal groups conducted the debate between "good science" and "good ethics." The reason for the debate was the impact of human beings on the development of biomedicine and biotechnologies, [Read more]

Obama’s Crisis

December 24, 2009 // Excelsior - Mexico - Spanish

As if free of guilt since Obama loses popularity every day, Republicans are taking political advantage of the crisis. According to the polls, Obama's approval ratings have dropped to approximately 36 percent. That is about 14 points below his highest ratings during the beginning months of the year. At the same time, [Read more]
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