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.
John McCains camp is close to chaos.
Three weeks before the election Barack Obama is putting forth his proposal on how to fight the financial crisis. Meanwhile, John McCain is trying to prevent his camp from falling apart.
Obama has been leading in the polls for the last two weeks by a strong six to seven percent. [Read more]
Out of all the questions of the last few days, the most important one remains unanswered. What has really finished? Cash or capitalism? Do you have a financial crisis or a system change? If it is the latter, then the recession will stay with us for many years. The experiences of the Great Depression and government [Read more]
The financial crisis is helping Obama.
The financial crisis in the United States is helping Obama more than McCain in the battle for presidency. Is the turmoil on Wall Street going to decide who will become the next president?
Yesterday the Bush administration and Congress were arguing over the financial sector [Read more]
Sarah Palins first big TV interview went well. However, serious doubts whether she is ready to move into the White House remain.
For Americans, Northern Pakistan is the abode of the Taliban and Al Qaeda. This is why the Americans are not interested in Pakistans objection and why they havent even asked for the permission to attack. During last weeks raid 20 people lost their lives, including women and children. On Friday, U.S. planes [Read more]
Thousands of supporters, colorful balloons, gaudy banners, emotional speeches, exaggerated praises and declarations without coverage - for some people the Democratic convention in Denver can be an example of the progressive degeneration of democratic politics, for others, proof of its vitality.
Indeed, as some of the [Read more]
It is clear by now that the Russo-Georgian war has been invented, planned and prepared by not so nimble-minded politicians in Washington. And, now after the Russians have beaten them, they are upset.
The Americans will admonish Russia, shake their finger at Russia, but that’s about where it will end.
If t-shirts with Obama’s face in the pose of the Latin revolutionary similar to the photograph of Alberto Korda have not yet surfaced on the streets of Paris and Berlin, they most surely will soon enough.