He wants to be the oldest president in history, and defied the cold and snow to launch his campaign in front of a crowd of 20-somethings who are giving new life to his old socialist ideas.
Many Americans are afraid of the idea. It sounds foreign enough to make them nervous.
For 21st-century American politics is the era of the child. To wish is to do.
Lately, a U.S. polling company published the results of a survey regarding opinions on issues such as socialism and communism. More than half of American millennials (25-35 years old) selected socialism as their first choice, such that those who hoped to live in a socialist country outnumbered those who wished to live [Read more]
The rise of socialist ideas reflects not so much young Americans’ yearning for socialism, but their discontent with capitalism.
In many respects, America is the best in the world. This is also true when it comes to the kindness with which it treats its workers.
Sanders ... could manage to identify America’s great wound: the arrogant tyranny of the rich.
The American presidential election is becoming exciting. The main election will take place at the end of this year, but it already has so much more energy than our general election, which is only two months away. While the weight of the general election and the presidential election are surely different, that country [Read more]
Obama will go to Havana in March. The visit is part of his political shift in relation to the island. He hopes, as John Paul II hoped, that "Cuba will open to the world and the world will open up to Cuba."
This opening up includes, as suggested by The New Herald, admission of independent correspondents to Cuba who [Read more]
The long presidential campaign in the United States began with an unexpected result in the Democratic Party primaries: the landslide victory of Bernie Sanders — a little-known senator, 74 years old, who defines himself as a socialist — in New Hampshire over Hillary Clinton, the former first lady and former [Read more]