Even though Hillary Clinton is not an inspiring candidate, the specter of Donald Trump in the White House will mobilize the Democrats like never before.
<i>“People who built their country as late as the 18th century want to teach us about democracy?” Such was the question asked in mock disbelief by Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz, during his stay in Torun. His sharp words were referring to the United States.</i>
“Our nation had its representative [Read more]
Glass's apogee ends in an empty, snowy valley where the goal he wanted to fulfill suddenly loses any meaning to him. He knows that he has lost to the wildness.
If there was a loser on Oscar night, cinema was it.
President Obama announces a plan — not feasible as we already know — to close the prison in Guantanamo. It is a “declaration of good will” before the historic trip to Cuba.
Closing the Guantanamo Bay prison remains one of the unfulfilled promises of Barack Obama, which he announced in 2009, soon after being [Read more]
The very first minutes of the first episode show us it is worth watching. Especially because of the way Scorsese presents the main character.
New York, 1973. The camera shows a middle-aged man. Either he is very stressed or doped up, as his face screws up unnaturally. When he takes a huge sip from a bottle, the [Read more]
Almost all Republican presidential candidates promise that they will annul 'Obamacare' on their first day in the White House.
<i>Where Moscow succeeds spectacularly, Washington will probably fail, despite engaging similar means. Why is that?</i>
Russia and the U.S. are undertaking a similar military plan in Syria: air raids on local enemies to support land attacks on local allies. Since the start of the American intervention against the [Read more]
Bernie Sanders has become an unexpected hero for a lot of Americans.
The candidate for president of the U.S is a socialist and America is spooked, but such spooking has taken place among those liberal, left-wing, large city enclaves rather than on ranches in Texas and in Walmart parking lots in Georgia. That [Read more]
It is uplifting to see that Americans believe in democracy, as demonstrated at the Iowa caucus, which was by no means won by Donald Trump.
Republicans were delighted to eventually have this long and difficult campaign behind them.
Hillary Clinton’s joy was a little subdued due to Sen. Sanders winning only [Read more]