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]
Paradoxically, the rise in trade deficits incurred by a number of states and multinational companies has increased demand for the dollar.
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]
<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]
<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]
'Black lives matter!' proclaim African-American protesters. It's their voices as well, athletes notice, that are expressing themselves more and more in the wake of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
<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]
It is the whole of the American system ... that is marred by suspicion of being under the influence of elitist sponsors, whether they be big business, large fortunes or foreign states.
We see that Clint Eastwood understands Donald Trump, and that if he had to choose between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, he wouldn’t choose Hillary.