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What’s Good for General Motors…

October 24, 2015 // Pravda (SK) - Slovakia - Slovak

“What’s good for GM is good for America,” is the twisted phrase of Charles E. Wilson, whom Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated as defense secretary in 1953.* Before that, as you might guess, he’d been general director of General Motors, the largest automobile maker, from its founding in 1908 until its bankruptcy [Read more]

Symbolic Landing

August 13, 2011 // Új Szó - Slovakia - Hungarian

The United States is not what it once was; despite being in the midst of a heavy international economic crisis, the American government is looking to spend money. The Atlantis space shuttle, which was one of the last running American space flight projects, landed yesterday. Some see this as a decline or rather, a [Read more]

President Obama: First Half or First Quarter?

February 1, 2011 // SME - Slovakia - Slovak

In his State of the Union address, Barack Obama pointed to the looming possibility of the U.S. falling behind. Whereas it was a leader in the last century, it is now losing its position. Innovation, education, infrastructure, competitiveness, the elimination of superfluous government offices, fiscal responsibility, [Read more]

China Fears Dispatches More than the U.S.

December 13, 2010 // SME - Slovakia - Slovak

American representative offices in China sent 5,000 secret dispatches published by WikiLeaks. Another 950 came from Hong Kong. Some convey an altogether new view of Beijing’s policy on the Korean peninsula; at the same time, they accuse the communist government of organized attacks on government computers belonging [Read more]

The Putin Ten

July 12, 2010 // SME - Slovakia - Slovak

The Russian-American spy affair is a mix of genres bordering on reality show, Bond flick and soap opera. The tale of the beautiful Chapman, letters written in invisible ink, money buried in the ground, exposure and finally exchange — a happy ending… The dizzying speed with which Moscow and Washington agreed on the [Read more]

McCain Campaign Distorts Truth in Ad Campaign

September 15, 2008 // Bleskovky - Slovakia - Slovak

John McCain, the candidate of the Republican Party for the American presidency, asserts that his negative campaign against the democratic opponent Barack Obama is true. He claims that Obama called McCain’s vice-president Sarah Palin "a pig" and that he supported sexual education in kindergarten. "Indeed, it’s not a [Read more]

USA Systematically Discriminates

March 1, 2008 // SME - Slovakia - Slovakian

Various human rights groups in Geneva noted on Wednesday that the United States is responsible for "ongoing and systematic" racial discrimination throughout all aspects of society, from Guantanamo Bay to the justice and education systems. "The government of the United States does not react to permanent and systematic [Read more]