america-in-context

"I cannot think of a single foreign analogy to what is happening in the U.S. today."

The difference is that America isn't failed, it's just spoiled.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Oct 1, 2013
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When the U.S. is perceived as poor on minority rights, it can be easier for other countries to shrug off pressure to improve their own.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Jul 14, 2013
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His favorability rating in many African countries nearly doubles his approval at home. Why?

Michele Castro wanted to join her American spouse in the U.S. but was barred because they're both women.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Brazil
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  • Jun 26, 2013
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The U.S. is less progressive than much of Western Europe, but grants same-sex union rights to over 120 million people.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Jun 26, 2013
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"That’s the way it’s done in the U.S., and that’s the way it’s done in Russia."

  • Max Fisher
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  • Russia
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  • Jun 13, 2013
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American political scandals are usually big news abroad. Why is this one different?

  • Max Fisher
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  • Jun 7, 2013
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The American fast food chain is sometimes treated as a symbol of the U.S. in the Middle East.

  • Max Fisher
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  • May 13, 2013
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In only ten years, public opinion there went from among the world's most skeptical of the U.S. to its most approving.

  • Max Fisher
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  • May 7, 2013
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