If the U.S. experience is of any use to us, it’s to demonstrate that denying the negative impact of ride-hailing companies means falling into the trap of technological optimism, but banning them without taking advantage of the opportunities they offer would be to limit ourselves to what we already have, for fear of having a better future.
The address to the Federal Assembly was also an address to the West, a warning but also an appeal to return to dialogue on an equal footing, if not on economic issues, then at least on military issues.
In Spain, we would probably be gobsmacked if the bank asked such a question when applying for a loan. In the United States, not only is it normal, it is recommended. The goal is to prevent discrimination. If somebody is able to prove that they have not been sold a house or given credit due to the color of their skin, [Read more]
Another characteristic of Donald Trump's pervasive failure to lead is his stubborn insistence on acting like a private citizen and not like a president.
For as long as the influence of gun lobbyists remains strong and while there is no increase in social awareness, the massacres will remain routine.
America is still the leader in many major high-tech industries, and China is still chasing it with difficulty.
This is none other than an enormous rearmament initiative to endorse the restoration of a nuclear arms race.
There is a mutual agreement between Trump and his voters that men get the benefit of the doubt.
In the White House and in Congress, principles have been jettisoned and the nightmare scenario of the past is threatening to become today's reality.