United States: the Republican electorate conditioned by misinformation

Published on : 04/11/2022 – 18:03 Interviews: American political news polluted by disinformation a few days before the mid-term elections, we come back to it in the company of Anne E. Deysine, jurist and Americanist, professor emeritus at the University of Paris Nanterre. His latest book: The United States and Democracy (L’Harmattan editions) A media … Read more

Rates continue to climb in the United States, the Fed keeps inflation in sight

The US central bank raised rates on Wednesday to their highest level in nearly 15 years, and plans to continue raising them, seeking at all costs to curb high inflation, a task complicated however by the threat of a recession. The Fed, as expected, raised its key rate by 0.75 percentage point, now between 3.75 … Read more

Portraits of the America that votes: retirees in the face of unabated inflation

Published on : 02/11/2022 – 00:31 On D-6 of the midterm elections in the United States, the economic news is not good for Joe Biden and the Democratic candidates: the country is experiencing the worst inflation in more than 40 years, which has become the main concern of American voters. Reporting from Cleveland, Ohio. From … Read more

the five key duels that can tip the scales of the Senate – Liberation

Midterms Article reserved for subscribers Midterms: 2022 US Midterm Electionscase Total rout or consolidated majority? Guide to the states to scrutinize in the Upper House, where Joe Biden’s Democrats are playing very big against Trumpist candidates and a Republican dynamic that is difficult to stem. On November 8, the Democrats will certainly lose control of … Read more

Why Taiwan is at the heart of tensions between China and the United States

Taiwan has become the epicenter of the crisis between China and the United States. Why is this volcanic island of 35,000 km², this small territory of 23 million inhabitants of so much interest to Beijing? China wants to integrate it into the people’s republic to make it one of his provinces. Today, Taiwan is a … Read more

Is Joe Biden senile?

The topic of the day. 80 years old, Joe Biden is the oldest White House resident in US history. A seniority far from going unnoticed. Accustomed to blunders, the Democrat, who could run again in 2024, challenges the Americans as well as his own camp, despite real political successes. If the labor market has been … Read more

In the United States, the Mexican border still overwhelmed by the influx of illegal immigrants

By Armelle Vincent Posted 1 minute ago, Update 1 minute ago In San Luis, Arizona on May 21, buses carry migrants arrested by Border Patrol to appear in immigration court. MARIO TAMA/Getty Images via AFP REPORT – California is recording a resurgence of clandestine crossings after a “quiet” of several years, due to a reinforcement … Read more

can we speak of a “silent war” between the two countries?

Not so long ago the two countries were linked by what is known as the “transpacific washing machine”. China exported goods to the United States, the country sent money back, and that money was then invested by China in US Treasuries to finance the government deficit. The two countries are now moving apart for political … Read more

Joe Biden keeps a low profile during the election campaign

Published on : 20/10/2022 – 18:14 In the United States, President Joe Biden is keeping a low profile during the election campaign with less than three weeks to go before the midterm elections. It is to be read in the New York Times. ” There’s nothing like having a president at a big, loud campaign … Read more

Joe Biden’s risky bet on abortion

Published on : 10/19/2022 – 19:28 The President of the United States on Tuesday promised federal abortion rights legislation in January if the Democratic Party wins the midterm elections in early November. A bet to mobilize his electorate three weeks before an election which promises to be tight. In a somewhat bleak campaign, Joe Biden … Read more