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Los robots atacan a Trump

[Marta García Aller, El Independiente, 06 /02/2017] El presidente de EEUU, Donald Trump, añora los años 80. Su política económica y su corte de pelo no dejan lugar a dudas. En los 80 América sí que era grande. La industria manufacturera estadounidense dominaba el mundo, las historias de yuppies la taquilla y decorar rascacielos de color oro aún parecía una buena idea. Tiempos aquéllos. Ahora, … Continue reading Los robots atacan a Trump

A demonstrator holds a sign during a protest  against U.S. President Donald Trump outside the U.S. embassy, in Mexico City, Mexico January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

How Labor and Climate United Can Trump Donald Trump

[Labor Network for Sustainability] Donald Trump and his congressional Republican allies have taken control of the U.S. government. The result threatens to be devastating for both labor and the climate – not to mention immigrants, African Americans, Muslims, women, children, the elderly, the disabled, LGBTQ people, and many others. The Trump regime is potentially vulnerable because it only represents the interests of the top 1% … Continue reading How Labor and Climate United Can Trump Donald Trump

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Everything Donald Trump Did in His First Week as President 

By George Zornick and Zoë Carpenter – The Nation It’s been a dizzying week—but it’s crucial to keep an eye on what’s really happening. The first week of Donald Trump’s presidency has been overwhelming—a flurry of executive orders, appointments, bizarre tweets, even stranger press conferences, and public appearances and interviews from the president that generated massive attention and controversy. Whether by design or accident, this … Continue reading Everything Donald Trump Did in His First Week as President 

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Muerto el TPP, ¡viva la liberalización!

  [Luciana Ghiotto, Evelin Heidel, 15/12/2016, alainet.org] Trump acaba de anunciar su agenda de los primeros 100 días de gobierno. Uno de los puntos que destacan en materia de estrategia comercial es el abandono del Tratado Transpacífico, o TPP. Así, dejaría de lado el legado de Obama para los EEUU en su disputa comercial con China. A raíz de esta nueva situación, nos preguntamos, ¿el TPP … Continue reading Muerto el TPP, ¡viva la liberalización!

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Climate Denial, Trumpism, and Neo-Liberalism

[William I. Robinson, 12/12/2016, Alainet] There is more than meets the eye in President-elect Trump’s pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Scott Pruitt, the Oklahoma attorney general, is a notorious climate change denier. He is part of a coalition of public figures suing over EPA programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and boasts that he is “a leading advocate against the EPA’s activist … Continue reading Climate Denial, Trumpism, and Neo-Liberalism

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The End of the Paris Prophecy

[Maxime Combes & Edouard Morena, in Jacobin, 11.28.16] Donald Trump’s election win is bad news for the Paris Agreement and very bad news for the climate.Edouard Morena lectures in French and European politics at the University of London Institute in Paris and New York University-Paris. He is the author of The Price of Climate Action: Philanthropic Foundations in the International Climate Debate. Maxime Combes is … Continue reading The End of the Paris Prophecy

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Donald Trump and the poisoned chalice of the US economy

[Michael Roberts Blog, 11-9-2016] The ironic thing about the (narrow) victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential election is that their ‘safe’ candidate has lost it for the Democrats, Wall Street and the strategists of capital.  Now they are lumbered with a loose cannon that they must try to rope in. Trump has won because a (just) sufficient number of people are fed up … Continue reading Donald Trump and the poisoned chalice of the US economy

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¿Qué significa Trump?

[Oscar Ugarteche, ALAI AMLATINA, 10/11/2016.] Donald Trump, como su nombre lo indica,[i] triunfó en las elecciones de Estados Unidos. Con una formación universitaria básica en la escuela de negocios de Wharton de la Universidad de Pensilvania amasó una fortuna y sobre todo visibilidad en los últimos cuarenta años. Como es tradición en los candidatos del Partido Republicano de las últimas décadas (Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush … Continue reading ¿Qué significa Trump?

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Donald Trump victory sinks global markets as experts predict it may have a bigger effect than Brexit

[Zlata Rodionova, Independent, 09/11/2017] The financial markets are now indicating that Wall Street could suffer its biggest ever plunge when Wednesday’s trading session begins The shock win by Republican candidate Donald Trump has sent global markets into mayhem as analysts predict the long-term effect could be worst than the Brexit vote in June. The financial markets are now indicating that Wall Street could suffer its … Continue reading Donald Trump victory sinks global markets as experts predict it may have a bigger effect than Brexit

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Las 7 propuestas de Donald Trump que los grandes medios censuraron… y que explican su victoria

Ignacio Ramonet El éxito de Donald Trump ( como el ‘Brexit’ en el Reino Unido, o la victoria del ‘no’ en Colombia ) significa primero una nueva estrepitosa derrota de los grandes medios dominantes y de los institutos de sondeo y de las encuestas de opinion. Pero significa también que toda la arquitectura mundial, establecida al final de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, se ve ahora … Continue reading Las 7 propuestas de Donald Trump que los grandes medios censuraron… y que explican su victoria