I have stopped following Donald Trump. And I don’t mean his twitter account, I never became a follower and I never cared to read the hateful, nonsensical 140 characters of a little angry man. What[…]
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Bernie Sanders is the longest-serving independent member of Congress in U.S. history and a self-described “Democratic Socialist.” He is an unconventional politician. As he prepared to seek the presidency in 2016, Sanders made the decision to run as a Democrat, arguing that barriers to an independent or third-party run were simply too great. The focus of his presidential campaign is income inequality. He wants the US to adopt a single-payer healthcare system.
ΖΗΤΟΥΝΤΑΙ αλχημιστές! Βρισκόμασταν στην αυγή του του 21ου αιώνα, κι ένα ερώτημα πλανιόταν σε ποίκιλες παραλλαγές σε διάφορα έντυπα. Where have all the leaders gone?” Κι ενώ δέκα χρόνια μετά, ακόμη αναρωτιόμαστε, ο Μίμης Ανδρουλάκης, με ένα ανοιχτό γράμμα, που παραμένει επίκαιρο, ίσως περισσότερο σήμερα απ’ ότι τότε, ανοιξε ένα διάλογο με τους άγνωστους ηγέτες της ανερχόμενης νέας γενιάς του 21ου αιώνα.
Two perceptions about the two brothers hold sway in the Westminster rookery, the last few years. One says that David is a prime minister in waiting while Ed, lives in his shadow. The other maintains that David lacks the necessary skills for No 10, but Ed possesses them in abundance and one day will be Labour’s leader and Britain’s prime minister.
In other countries this “unceasingly conduct”, with very young women, especially, from a Prime-minister, would have caused shock waves. But, not in Italy! Here, things are different. Newspapers in Italy show that his popularity among the Italian voters has been rocketed, despite the fact that his behaviour has been criticised – mildly though- by the Vatican.