Joe Manchin, the pebble in Joe Biden’s shoe

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, in the basement of the Capitol, Washington, December 15, 2021. ALEX WONG/GETTY IMAGES/AFP Local roots Almost Heaven (“Almost-paradise”): it is the name of the house-boat on which Joe Manchin resides when he is in Washington. One way of showing that the capital is not its natural environment. Aged 74, he comes … Read more

Joe Biden’s vast social reform plan threatened by Democratic Senator Joe Manchin

Senator Joe Manchin gets into his car, after participating in a vote at the United States Capitol in Washington, DC. ANNA MONEYMAKER / AFP You miss a senator and your vote is depopulated. West Virginia Democratic Senator Joe Manchin undermines Joe Biden’s gigantic social reform plan after announcing Sunday, December 19, that he would not … Read more

Joe Biden’s democracy summit disappointed

Editorial of the “World”. Campaign pledges do not only engage those who receive them. Joe Biden had the uncomfortable experience with the virtual summit for democracy organized by the United States on December 9 and 10. It was announced with fanfare in a column published in the spring of 2020 by the review Foreign Affairs, … Read more

On the eve of Joe Biden’s summit, China appears to be an “exemplary democracy”

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), at a CMC conference in Beijing, China on November 26. LI GANG / AP / XINHUA NEWS AGENCY Not only is China a democracy, but it is more so than the Western … Read more

US Congress approves Biden’s infrastructure program

Status: 06.11.2021 04:45 a.m. After months of struggle, the US Congress has passed a major infrastructure investment program. With President Biden’s core project, the country’s infrastructure is to be modernized. Biden must continue to fear for his social package. After months of struggle, the US Congress has decided on one of President Joe Biden’s core … Read more

US Congress to vote on Joe Biden’s investment plans

Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi speaks to reporters on November 4, 2021 at the US Congress in Washington. JOSHUA ROBERTS / AFP The outcome is near: after months of intense negotiations and internal quarrels among the Democrats, the American House of Representatives will finally vote on Friday, November 5 on the major … Read more

Two electoral slippers for US Democrats: Now Trump is sitting on Biden’s neck

No wonder Joe Biden (79) keeps talking about Donald Trump (75) …Exactly a year after the incumbent US President triumphed against Donald Trump in the battle for the White House, the first landmark elections were held in the US. It was about the governorships in the states of Virginia and New Jersey. And it was … Read more