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State Terrorism

November 23, 2010 // El Pais - Spain - Spanish

State terrorism exists. Does anyone doubt it? State terrorism is carried out by many illiberal governments, which are friends and business associates of European countries. And it also is carried out by democratic states: Without going any further, our beloved Obama has approved the targeted killings in Afghanistan and [Read more]

Obama’s Fragile Dream

November 21, 2010 // El Pais - Spain - Spanish

Forty years have passed since Martin Luther King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech until Obama’s “Yes, We Can.” The former’s dream came true the moment the latter was inaugurated as the 44th president of the United States. But Obama’s dream is being shattered since he made a mistake in his calculations. [Read more]

Republicans and the Climate

November 21, 2010 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

Yesterday the Republicans won in the elections for the U.S. Congress. One part of the Republican agenda is the radical rejection of worrying about everyone else, worrying about each of our “co-human beings.” The message of the tea party is the (failed) attempt to recover the central idea of the “founding [Read more]

Bush, Remembrance and Shame

November 20, 2010 // El Pais - Spain - Spanish

Saddam was, without a doubt, a ruler and a tyrant, but not worse than many others who have been and continue to be protected by Washington and other foreign ministries.

The Triumph of the Tea Party in the U.S.

November 17, 2010 // El Pais - Spain - Spanish

There are no results that are so extraneous, yet affect us so directly. The American people have shown signs of a lack of democratic awareness and responsibility. The defenders of social and civil rights have decided to stay at home and have left their country in the hands of those that had placed the world at war [Read more]

Bush and History

November 16, 2010 // El Pais - Spain - Spanish

Those who watched his departure from the White House with relief should prepare themselves. George W. Bush, the former Republican president of the United States, returns. Starting today, and for a long season, it will be nearly impossible not to see him in the media. Before being released for sale yesterday, his [Read more]

Bush, Obstinately

November 15, 2010 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

If George Bush's objective with the publication of his memoirs “Decision Point” and the ensuing round of promotional interviews for the book was the rehabilitation of his battered image in American society, I very much doubt that he will succeed. For this to occur, the former president would have to either provide [Read more]
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