A powerful voice is lost at the most critical moment for American democracy.
Una potente voz se apaga en el momento más crítico para la democracia estadounidense.
With one foot in the academy and another in activism, the American philosopher and expert in gender studies Judith Butler, who developed the "Queer theory", is today one of the most influential intellectuals in the world in the field of ethics, politics and human rights.
The National Rifle Association responded to the multiple accusations against it following the devastating massacre at a high school in Florida. Its arguments are as astonishing as they are chilling.
La National Rifle Association respondió a las múltiples acusaciones en su contra tras la devastadora masacre en una escuela secundaria en Florida. Sus argumentos son tan increíbles como espeluznantes.
“When you reflexively refer to the press as the ‘enemy of the people’ or ‘fake news’ that has a real damage. It has real damage to our standing in the world.” Jeff Flake.
“Cuando nos referimos reflexivamente a la prensa como ‘el enemigo del pueblo’ o ‘noticias falsas’, es realmente dañino. Hace un daño real a nuestra posición en el mundo”. Jeff Flake
The Department of Justice has decided to block an 85 billion dollar deal that would combine the country's largest telecommunications company with one of the most important news and entertainment companies.
El Departamento de Justicia ha decidido bloquear un negocio de 85 mil millones de dólares que combinaría la compañía de telecomunicaciones más grande del país con una de las productoras de noticias y entretenimiento más importantes.
As part of an effort to curb prison violence, the leftist government has imposed a militarized administration in roughly half of Venezuela's penal institutions. US Vice President Mike Pence said Monday in Cartagena, Colombia, that Venezuela is a failed state that threatens the security and prosperity of the entire hemisphere.
Interview with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos days before the visit of Vicepresident Mike Pence to the country
In an extraordinary meeting in Lima, 17 foreign ministers issued an unprecedented statement in which they classify the Venezuelan government as a dictatorship.
In 1992, the Democratic Party faced a challenge on the issue of abortion. Pennsylvania’s governor, Robert Casey, a Democrat dedicated to the working class, asked to speak at the national convention in New York City. He wanted to propose a pro-life plank for the party platform, mostly as a way of affirming his Catholic beliefs.
Bajo el liderazgo de la presidenta Michelle Bachelet, el Congreso aprobó un proyecto "histórico" para legalizar el aborto en caso de malformación fetal, peligro para la vida de la madre o embarazo por violación. Hasta hoy, Chile era uno de los pocos países del mundo donde el aborto está prohibido bajo cualquier circunstancia.
Led by President Michelle Bachelet's administration, the "historic" initiative legalizes abortion in case of fetal infeasibility, danger to women's life or health, and pregnancy from rape. Until yesterday, Chile was one of the few countries in the world that barred abortion under all circumstances.
In the early hours of the morning, the regime of Nicolás Maduro has again arrested the opposition political leaders Leopoldo López and Antonio Ledezma, who had been transferred to their homes as a gesture of conciliation prior to the Constituent Assembly.
Al menos 107 han muerto en las revueltas violentas de Venezuela en los dos últimos meses.
Death toll in Venezuela rises to 107 following two more deaths in protest.
In the harrowing preamble to a Constituent Assembly imposed by the regime of Nicolás Maduro, thousands of Venezuelans have decided to flee through border with Colombia.
President Donald Trump warned Monday that Washington would "take firm economic measures" in case Maduro continues with the idea of a Constituent Assembly.
Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize winner in 2010, suffered from an aggressive cancer at age 61 while in prison.
Donald Trump’s foreign policy, such as it is, rests on a massive and apparently indestructible contradiction. Trump wants the United States to remain the “essential” nation, the best embodiment of Western ideals of freedom and democracy, while at the same time deliberately alienating many of our traditional “allies,” whose support the United States desperately needs. American leadership becomes difficult, if not impossible.
The only disagreement within the party is about how sharp-edged and left-wing that message should be. But it is increasingly clear that the problem for Democrats has little to do with economics and much more to do with a cluster of issues they would rather not revisit -- about culture, social mores and national identity.
This is the summer of our discontent. As Americans celebrate July 4, they are mad at their leaders, mad at their government and mad at each other. A recent Pew poll finds that “public trust in government remains near historic lows.” Just 20 percent of Americans trust the government to “do the right thing just about always or most of the time.” The comparable figures were 40 percent in 2000 and almost 80 percent in the early 1960s. There has been a long-term loss of trust.
Hundreds of members of the opposition turned out in cities throughout Venezuela on Wednesday to block streets and roads in rejection of the constitutional assembly convened by President Nicolas Maduro, the third action of this kind in the past week.