I asked a few of my American neighbors what 2008 was like for the United States... At last someone suggested: bittersweet! This year has been bittersweet, strange and uncertain
Is the West going to give Russia everything east of Poland or not?
Barack Obamas New Deal.
This is certainly not how president-elect Barack Obama imagined the first few weeks after his historical victory in the presidential elections. There was supposed to be a quiet preparation for the inauguration on January 20, instead there is economic fire rapidly spreading around. [Read more]
Obamas campaign was led and won under the motto of change. What America needs though are not changes, but a breakthrough.
Obama has become the president. Something that seemed impossible a while ago is now a fact. However impressive his victory might have been, the difficulty scale of the task that the president elect will have to deal with is totally incomparable to the one that Obama faced as a senator.
Obama needs to face challenges [Read more]
The hegemon will not change. It is the world that will have to adjust itself to these new circumstances.
Lets put a straight jacket on the Americans
It was a somewhat crazy idea: to see who would win the U.S. elections if they were held in the whole world
Americans have forgotten that easy access to house with a garden, cheap petrol and high-limit credit cards are not within the basic human needs embraced in The Universal Declaration of Human Rights.