I am not in the United States, but I am still stressed. According to a study released by the Pew Hispanic Center, almost one in ten Hispanics in the country is behind in his/her mortgage payments and about 3% say they had received a foreclosure letter. The study found that Hispanics are extremely worried about their [Read more]
Nowadays we aren’t remotely surprised when we see the developed countries, the so-called first world, taking measures that Venezuela began to take a while ago: subsidies, nationalizations, and greater control over the economy.
They [The Russians] know how much they need the U.S. as well as the Western world, even more now that they find themselves in full domestic recession.
The attacks and insults are received with approval and acquiescence by many people - and many governments - because to be anti-American or anti-yankee is the norm and because President Bush has not earned much world sympathy.
As Time pointed out on October 27th, in reference to the North American presidential election: This is the first election in generations, possible the very first, in which almost nine out of ten U.S. citizens think that the country is going in the wrong direction.
As we pointed out in a past article, Iraq, the [Read more]
After the completion of the North American presidential debates, it may be worth taking stock of what can be perceived as the attitude of the future U.S. president to the ill-fated lieutenant colonel who guides the destiny of our country.
The first obvious thing is that for the first time, to my knowledge, the major [Read more]
The absence of a revolutionary grouping capable of organizing and directing the deep discontent of the millions of Americans thrown into bankruptcy by big business might allow a post-crisis reshuffling of the system in the United States. A concentration of capital and hoarding of wealth, the absorption of small [Read more]
In Venezuela, as the Times points out, there is the problem of the president using oil wealth to "buy up popular support." That's not a problem in a city where the billionaire mayor can outspend his opponent by 8 to 1--or is it?