Tag Archives: In Depth

The United States as Number 2?

The Republican Party is utterly unprepared for the hard realities of relative U.S. decline vis-à-vis China.

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Reining in Facebook and Google: A Common Transatlantic Project

Big Tech media present a serious challenge for Western democracies. Tackling them is a worthy mission for the Biden Administration and the EU to work on jointly.

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How to Deal with US Social Media: Mr. Biden, Revoke Section 230

In the aftermath of the attack on the Capitol, incited and planned over platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, many are calling for changes.

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A Hard Reckoning for the Democrats: Race, Class and Joe Biden’s Election

That Democrats only defeated Donald Trump by so narrow a margin suggests that they need to re-think their political strategy big time.

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The US and the Coddling of Donald Trump

Is this really the time to “humor” the outgoing U.S. President by allowing him slowly to come to terms with reality — like a little boy?

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Trump’s Crossing the Rubicon

When faced with his own Rubicon moment, will Trump provoke a crisis or will he stand down?

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No, Germany, You Don’t Have to Pay Billions for Blocking North Stream 2

The German government and the EU have very compelling legal defenses against any claims for damages because of stopping the North Stream 2 gas pipeline project.

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US Presidential Election: 2020 Is Not 2016

Joe Biden will be vilified more and more by the Trump campaign as the election approaches. But this vilification is likely to be confined to inside the right-wing echo chamber.

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Donald Trump: The Face of the US’s Decline, in Five Epic Failures

COVID 19 has torn the mask off all of the rot that had been festering just below the surface of US politics and society. More and more, the US resembles a developing nation.

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Dateline US: Economic Power for the 99%

Economic shame haunts hard-working Americans. They ask themselves why they can’t do as well as their parents.

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