Estados Unidos

La nueva historia de la derecha

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La Junta de Educación del Estado de Texas aprobó un nuevo currículo de estudios sociales para reflejar la Historia Norteamericana como debió haber sucedido. La miembro de la Junta Cynthia Dunbar (republicana) dilucidó la esencia de la premisa de la Junta: Estados Unidos fue y debe ser “una tierra cristiana gobernada por principios cristianos”.Después de leer esta noticia –Texas es el segundo... Leer más

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The new right history

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The Texas State Board of Education approved a new social studies curriculum to reflect American History as it should have happened. Board member Cynthia Dunbar (R) elucidated the core of the Board’s premise: America was and should be “a Christian land governed by Christian principles.”After reading this news -- Texas is the textbook industry’s second-largest customer --authors, seeing the... Leer más

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Tensiones en el balance de poder global

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Turquía y Brasil, que ocupan actualmente dos puestos no permanentes en el Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU, alcanzaron con el gobierno de Teherán un acuerdo para que parte del uranio enriquecido que sus laboratorios están procesando sea transferido a Turquía. Desde ahí pasaría a Francia y Rusia que lo procesarían para fines pacíficos, especialmente médicos, y luego el material volvería a Irán.... Leer más

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In Afghan Negotiations, Who's at the Table?

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The high-profile Washington visit of U.S.-backed Afghan President Hamid Karzai is only partly about smoothing over what has become his extraordinarily prickly relationship with the Obama administration. Even the appearance of smoothing over those rough edges, corruption-related and otherwise, is only part of the story. (Although that part is pretty important to the White House as the... Leer más

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Obama: President of Cant

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Obama: presidente de la hipocresía

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Putting people before profits: opening speech for EA4

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Enlazando Alternativas summit, Madrid, 14 May 2010
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Can a Security Council "Coalition of the Unwilling" Defy Washington's Sanctions Crusade?

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Sanctions that don't work vs. diplomacy that does
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The United States' crusade for new UN sanctions against Iran has been underway for a long time. But the new intensity, the new scurrying around to make sure China and Russia are on board, and the new scramble for an immediate public announcement all reflect Washington's frustration with the new agreement with Iran brokered by Turkey and Brazil. That agreement requires Iran to send about half of... Leer más

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Why the U.S. Still Doesn't Get the Message - 35 Years Since the Fall of Saigon

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The United States’ wars have always been very expensive and capital-intensive, fought with the most modern weapons available and assuming a modern, concentrated enemy such as the Soviet Union. The ever-growing Pentagon budget is virtually the only issue both Republicans and Democrats agree upon. But there are major economic and social liabilities in increasingly expensive, protracted wars... Leer más

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The land of national health care

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DURING THE three years I've been in treatment at Barts for multiple myeloma, I've given thanks many times to Britain's National Health Service (NHS) and the people who built and sustain it. Since I grew up in the United States and still have close friends and family there, I'm acutely aware of how different things might have been.Contracting a serious illness anywhere is occasion for anxiety... Leer más

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