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US elections 2016

Disengaging Republicans

November 6, 2016 // El País - Brazil - Portuguese

<i> We hope that the withdrawal of support for Trump by his own party has not arrived too late. </i> Although at this stage it might seem impossible, Donald Trump’s statements continue to surpass their own limits in vulgarity, reaching levels never seen before in American politics and rarely seen at some bars. A [Read more]

Military Aid to Israel: US Deceit!

September 3, 2016 // al-Safir - Lebanon - Arabic

The United States is seeking to amend the terms of the memorandum of understanding for U.S. military aid to Israel in the next decade. With the nearing of a final settlement deal in the latest round of negotiations, Washington is aiming for the cancellation of an article that allows Israel to pump millions of dollars [Read more]

Ted Cruz Announces Ticket with Carly Fiorina

May 2, 2016 // Le Monde - France - French

The “major announcement” from Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday, April 27 has every appearance of a deciding factor. Steamrolled by his rival Donald Trump in the primaries for the Republican nomination organized the day before in five northeastern states, Mr. Cruz tried to disrupt the momentum that the real estate [Read more]

The USA’s Sad ‘Latin Americanization’

May 1, 2016 // Svenska Dagbladet - Sweden - Swedish

In the lead-up to the presidential election, at the start of April, two opinion polls were published looking more closely at the values and opinions of American voters. One of them was carried out by Quinnipiac University and the other by the Public Religion Research Institute in collaboration with The Atlantic [Read more]

US Primaries: The Cowardice of the Old Guard

February 25, 2016 // Der Spiegel - Germany - German

<i>The U.S. presidential candidates Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders present themselves as rebels against a corrupt political class. Their mainstream rivals make it easy, as those rivals have forgotten how to defend their beliefs.</i> One can roughly express the situation with Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump as the [Read more]

On Withdrawal

January 30, 2016 // IPG Journal - Germany - German

How to survive the U.S. elections without Jon Stewart: The U.S. elections are a farce, have always been a farce and will remain forever a farce. They last for a long time — a very long time. Between Donald Trump's opening announcement in early summer 2015 and the actual voting in November 2016, a year and a half [Read more]
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