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This Judge Is a Loser

June 26, 2010 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

Warning to readers: this judge is a “loser.” This judge (Martin Feldman) should be cleaning the beaches and the pelicans of the Gulf of Mexico instead of issuing out “justice.” This judge has, or has had, interests in Transocean and Halliburton, which were the two “allies” of BP in the accidental leak, and [Read more]

A Before and After

June 24, 2010 // El Pais - Spain - Spanish

The damage of the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico is being felt in all areas. Barack Obama has emphasized that there will be a before and after for the energy future of the United States, to be marked by the disaster of the oil platform operated by BP in the Gulf of Mexico. In the two months since its collapse, [Read more]

Whitewashing Skin in Arizona

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

Diego Rivera ought to be turning over in his grave. The principal of Miller Valley School in Prescott, Arizona, asked the artists of the school’s new “ecological” mural to lighten the skin of Mario. Mario is one of the school’s Hispanic students who posed for the “Mural Mice” artists and adorns the mural [Read more]

Gaza: American Nuances

June 16, 2010 // Norte de Castilla - Spain - Spanish

Many observers think the American government's opinion about the Israeli attack against the Freedom Flotilla is too accommodating. Apparently its aim was, as they say, to save face with universal condemnation while, in fact, extending the usual wide protective shield once again: the sinner is absolved and the iron [Read more]

How to Stop Israel

June 13, 2010 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

The serious error — murders and other crimes for many — of Israel in their raid of the humanitarian flotilla bound for Gaza on May 31 may be the straw that broke the camel’s back for the United States regarding the Israeli government. Inside and outside the Obama administration, there has been an intensified [Read more]

Obama’s Katrina

June 11, 2010 // La Razon - Spain - Spanish

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina triggered in the city of New Orleans the catastrophe that would come to be one of the symbols of George W. Bush’s second presidential term in office. In those images the supposed ineffectiveness of the Bush administration, his slovenliness before the public and his lack of [Read more]

We Are All the Middle East

June 10, 2010 // ABC - Spain - Spanish

... in the global world in which we live, he who minds only his particular interests without keeping in mind those of the community will inevitably end up condemned to ostracism.

The Lesson of the Navajo

June 5, 2010 // El Pais - Spain - Spanish

While Native Americans were inspired by speeches given by the likes of the Bolivian Evo Morales, it is also a certainty that, in their own right, the influence of Native Americans in Arizona is considerable.
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