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State of the Union

Obama Plays Offense

February 5, 2015 // Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung - Germany - German

<i>The American president won’t present himself as a 'lame duck' before Congress this evening. Before his State of the Union, Obama provoked Republicans with plans for income redistribution. Better opinion polls have given him momentum.</i> Some of those that Barack Obama will address this evening, as described by [Read more]

Ruptured Reality

February 3, 2015 // El Comercio - Ecuador - Spanish

President Barack Obama's last State of the Union address had scarcely finished when the opposing Republican Party accused him of being out of tune with reality. Their reaction, although predictable, shows how deep the country's political tear runs between the two ideologically unbridgeable factions. [Read more]

Obama the Warrior

February 1, 2015 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

[Obama] stated that Republicans have one, and only one, year of disagreement with his words and actions. Beyond that, they will be considered obsessed with obstructionism.

The Issue of Inequality, Education and Voting

January 29, 2015 // Excélsior - Mexico - Spanish

Here in Mexico, we are concerned about the growing economic inequality from which we are suffering. We have found no solution to the serious fallacies in our education system, which we all know are at the root of the problem.

Obama the Fighter

January 29, 2015 // El País - Spain - Spanish

The president of the United States takes the initiative with Congress against him and a limited time frame.

State of Disunion

January 28, 2015 // El Espectador - Colombia - Spanish

Since 1790, every government has religiously presented an annual report, which has been extended to the entire population since the 20th century. While some people question the usefulness of the State of the Union, considering it a formal and empty gesture, like a thermometer to measure the priorities, concerns and [Read more]

Obama Unleashed

January 28, 2015 // The Japan Times - Japan - English

For a politician who has fought his last election, U.S. President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address last week sounded a lot like a stump speech from the campaign trail.
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