"There's no other explanation I can think of," writes Mike Pilewski. "There are two Barack Obamas." A look at the 2015 State of the Union address.
American Condition, Public Address or State of the Union?
"Can hackers really prevent the showing of a film?" Mike Pilewski on the threats and controversy surrounding The Interview.
Small talk, London on a budget, Scotland's future and more.
become too intense to be controlled (eskalieren, außer Kontrolle geraten)
(US) money spent anonymously and secretly in order for someone to have political influence (anonyme Spenden für politische Zwecke)
(US) a way of dealing with things ineffectively, such that they must later be dealt with again (etwa: Sisyphusarbeit)
Several factors contributed to the Democrats being voted out of power in the November 4 election, writes Mike Pilewski.
British vs US English, the Channel Islands, saying goodbye and more.
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