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Trump’s Fiscal ‘Black Swan’

January 8, 2018 // El País - Spain - Spanish

<i>The massive tax cut will disrupt monetary policy, boost the deficit over the next 10 years, and impact the euro</i> The tax cut proposed by Donald Trump and passed by both chambers of the United States Congress is a reflection of the president's megalomaniac nature and his lack of concern for matters as serious [Read more]

The End of ‘Postureo’

January 4, 2018 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

The importance of having a democracy is in trouble in Western countries among the younger generations. Several polls suggest that they tend to see it as nonessential. There are several hypotheses: One blames programs such as “House of Cards” for causing their disgust, an adolescent and idealistic mindset which [Read more]

Cracks Showing in Alabama

January 1, 2018 // El Periodico - Spain - Spanish

[R]epublicans lost the battle in a state where the Democrats’ victory, as one American columnist put it, is as improbable as Jamaica beating New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup.

Let’s Recognize the Palestinian State

December 30, 2017 // El País - Spain - Spanish

The two-state solution – which would guarantee that Israel could preserve its Jewish and democratic character, and should guarantee the viability of the Palestinian state – still represents the most credible solution to the Arab-Israeli conflict.

A Free and Neutral Internet

December 30, 2017 // El Periodico - Spain - Spanish

Until yesterday, I was a cyber optimist. But if net neutrality that Trump has repealed extends around the world, I can no longer be that. Ending net neutrality means wiping out its very essence and all the varying possibilities for creation and innovation. “Abolishing net neutrality is a threat to the internet that [Read more]

Net Neutrality

December 23, 2017 // La Vanguardia - Spain - Spanish

The internet is a symbol of globalization and U.S. world hegemony based on the innovation and capacity to bring the future to the everyday lives of the majority of the planet’s 7 billion inhabitants. This premise explains the importance of a domestic but momentous decision for the future of the web: the U.S. Federal [Read more]

Alabama’s Lesson for Trump

December 22, 2017 // El País - Spain - Spanish

Even in an overwhelmingly conservative state, which has elected Republican senators for the last 25 years, the electorate seems unwilling to endorse the erratic, authoritarian and unprofessional way of governing provided by the current occupant of the White House.
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