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Will the Electoral College Take Away Trump’s Victory?

December 19, 2016 // Corriere del Ticino - Switzerland - Italian

This Monday in the United States should be a peaceful day of democracy. The Electoral College will meet in the capital of each state to elect the president by duplicating the popular vote. It is usually a formality but this time there’s a risk of it not being so. One of the best American commentators, Paul Craig [Read more]

Trump, the Rejection of Obama’s America

November 7, 2016 // Le Temps - Switzerland - French

The election on Nov. 8 illustrates a violent clash between the proponents of a diverse, globalized America embodied by the Democratic president, Obama, and another America that is worried, weakened in its identity and even racist, whose passions are kindled by the Republican candidate, Trump. Did Obama create [Read more]

Trump Attacks Obama’s Health Care Reform

November 5, 2016 // Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Switzerland - German

<i>A record high increase in health insurance premiums comes at just the right time in the election campaign for Donald Trump. His opponent, Hillary Clinton, also sees that she is forced to demand corrections to Obama’s health care reform.</i> Just two weeks before the American presidential election, Donald Trump [Read more]

The Challenges That Await Hillary Clinton

October 31, 2016 // Le Temps - Switzerland - French

<i>If she becomes president, the Democratic candidate will arrive in office during a climate of tension that has never been so pronounced. One of the priorities will be China, our commentator, François Nordmann, expects.</i> Before the end of the year, the new president of the United States must choose the main [Read more]

Spotlight on the Hypocrites

September 15, 2016 // Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Switzerland - German

<i>The U.S. enjoys a privilege with respect to international rules for tax transparency. The Swiss Federal Council now wants to take action against that.</i>* Preaching water and drinking wine is a beloved sport—for people as well as states. The powerful are especially good at this, since they can most easily [Read more]
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