It will be hard to explain to future generations that a product that kills around 6 million people every year has been so widely accepted for so long.
On Wednesday night, Barack Obama gave a speech that he never could have imagined having to give. Just one day short of 13 years after the September 11 attacks, the president put the United States on the path of another war — or, more accurately, a revisited war — and cultivated public opinion with similar illusions [Read more]
Historically, emigrating has been an absolutely normal act for human beings. Leaving the place where they were born and moving to another has always been something that the human race has done in search of new ways of living, better opportunities and greater prosperity. No one emigrates in order to live poorly.
Increasing inequality in the U.S. is turning more and more into a fundamental problem. Those who suffer from poverty in the United States have increasingly fewer chances to leave their misery behind. Without money, there is no education or professional training, which nowadays has a higher significance than two or [Read more]
When it comes to sexual matters, Americans are considered on the whole to be backward and uptight — and this at a time when the movie 'Wetlands' is playing in U.S. theaters. This prompted our correspondent to ask, 'Who's the prude around here?'
Terrorism, pure and simple. A masked man with a British accent stood in front of a camera and decapitated Steven Sotloff, an independent journalist who worked with Time and Foreign Policy.
The news, which Washington has not officially confirmed, would be the second staging of an American journalist’s brutal murder [Read more]
The president wants to help his party by withdrawing a controversial decree. But by doing that, he harms his own reputation — and all those illegal immigrants he actually wants to help.
The American war on terror, within the framework of Operation Enduring Freedom, not only did not make the world safer but has also made terrorism more rampant ...
The politics of the last decade have been the politics of fear.
If measured by the gap between what they have done to the country (on the one hand), and the effectiveness of the form of government, founding documents and principles that the Founders gave them to work with (on the other), American politicians must collectively be some of the most pathetic in the world.