Tag Archives: United States

AOC and Francis Fukuyama: Reflections on Social Democracy and the US

While the “end of history” may have been reached for social democracy in Europe, it hasn’t even begun to unfold its appeal and its political power in the United States.

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US and UK: The End of Progress

Without belief in progress, the US and the UK have little chance of retaining their global leadership. Nor do they seem to want it any longer.

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Trump Going to Jail? It Would Boost Trumpism!

The rule of law is no restraint on Mr. Trump – its only legitimate purpose in the eyes of the Trumpistas is to shackle his opponents.

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When German-American Relations Were Truly Intimate

When Marlene Dietrich, the Blue Angel, met JFK at the White House.

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The Hanoi Summit, from Beijing’s Perspective

The failure to reach an agreement between Trump and Kim is not considered a failure by China’s leaders.

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US-North Korea: Limits to the Peace Negotiations

Both Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un want to bring something that looks good back to their respective home audience. But the likely outcome will lack real substance.

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Enter Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Socialist

When Ocasio-Cortez calls for “Medicare for All,” the right calls her a socialist. But a large segment of the US electorate may be ready for a bit of socialism.

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US: Will Donald Trump Follow Maduro’s Path?

Washington could be hurtling toward a Venezuela-style disaster, thanks to the utter disregard Donald Trump has for any rules of democracy.

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Trump Upping the Ante on US-EU Trade

Will the US and EU find a compromise on trade to avert a head-on clash?

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Pakistan: Caught in Saudi-Chinese Crosshairs

Suicide attack in Iran frames visit to Pakistan by Saudi crown prince.

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