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Obama and the Harsh Reality

January 9, 2009 // - Spain - Spanish

Before arriving in Washington this past Sunday, President-elect Barack Obama, who has been very careful to observe all proper protocol with respect to his predecessor, had to confront a crisis of his own making. Obama is right when he refuses to comment on the Israeli offensive in Gaza. The United States has only one [Read more]

A Love Affair Like in theMovies? Hardly.

January 2, 2009 // - Spain - Spanish

Truth is stranger than fiction…especially when it is a complete lie. Everyone who for years believed in the “greatest love story ever” through the efforts of the television and publishing superstar Oprah Winfrey is now in shock. Oprah was one of those who catapulted Herman and Roma Rosenblat to fame. [Read more]

Obama, Horizon of Change

December 31, 2008 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

The victory of Barack Obama, thus, a new proof of Hannah Arendt’s idea that politics have the capacity to produce new beginnings, the idea that politics permit human societies to begin anew

Obama Moves Quickly Towards Clinton As Secretary of State

December 3, 2008 // El País - Spain - Spanish

The presentation by Barack Obama of his economic team, along with the still unconfirmed appointment of Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, suggests that the elected President of the United States plans to govern from the center of his party despite it to have received the enthusiastic support from the democratic [Read more]

Spain and the U.S. in View of Obama's Arrival

November 25, 2008 // El País - Spain - Spanish

Barack Obama’s victory in the presidential elections has brought about a renewed interest in Spain for the U.S. As many political leaders of different ideologies and those responsible for foreign policy have already expressed, Obama’s victory could represent an intensification and strengthening of the important ties [Read more]

November 24, 2008 // ABC - Spain - Spanish

When I read that Barack Obama conducted a clean and respectful campaign against his rivals, I chose to burst out laughing. In order not to succumb to the explosion of fury that he gave to Sarah Palin, which is never advisable, even though she has every reason for indignation. To call the Republicans stupid, who fell [Read more]

Transition to the White House

November 18, 2008 // ABC - Spain - Spanish

The election of Barack Obama to the presidency was a lesson of greatness in victory. Those who followed Election Day will also remember John McCain’s exemplary gesture to recognize his defeat or to ask loyalty from his followers to the winner. Neither will they forget the outgoing president, George W. Bush, who is [Read more]

California's Referendum

November 11, 2008 // El País - Spain - Spanish

The majority of Californian voters have voted in favor of prohibiting the marriage of homosexuals in their state constitution, which has now joined Florida and Arizona. It is the most homophobic decision that has been seen in the United States in recent times. To constitutionalize a restriction of rights is very [Read more]
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