Tag Archives: United States

TPP: The “National Security” Sales Pitch

Like other trade deals since NAFTA, is the TPP also just a device for capitalists to drive down the wages of American workers?

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A Misguided Love Affair With the United States

Gordon Brown, presumably a dour Scot, spent all his vacations in the United States and was in love with Clintonism.

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How Hispanics Became U.S. Election Kingmakers

A Q&A on demographic shifts and voting trends among U.S. Hispanics

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The Letelier Assassination: A Watershed in Counter-Terrorism

How the killing of a former Chilean ambassador in Washington, DC became a watershed moment in the West’s struggle against terrorism.

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Shunning Egypt’s Al Sisi?

The West was not only happy to flirt with Mubarak. It is also still in bed with plenty of bad guys.

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Race for the White House: The Greatest Circus on Earth

Four reasons why the world community should stop paying so much attention to the U.S. presidential elections.

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TTIP: Yes or No? – A Brief Checklist

Plenty of reasons why Europeans should be very wary to conclude this trade deal with the US.

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TTIP: Why the Rush?

Reflections on the negotiating style of the United States.

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Why 9/11 Was No Radical Break With American History

As tragic as September 11 was, could it have triggered a return to the American past?

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The West and War: Culture Driving Conflict

When the world’s dominant culture exalts war, it is no wonder there is so much of it.

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