Hope, Huffington, Obama
C'est un commentaire de l'article de Ariana Huffington paru dans le Huffington Post et intitulé Hope 2.0.
Ce texte décrit la désillusion des américains vis-à-vis de Obama et la nécessité de s'entraider et de participer à la vie politique pour faire progresser la démocratie des Etats-Unis.
[...] Hugo Ruher Group 6 The year of hope 2.0 In 2008, we use to hear that when Barack Obama was born, black people could not sit down in a bus at the same seat than white people. This sentence avoids every politic issue, focusing on these United States where everything is possible. Nevertheless, after the euphoria of the elections, some voices begin to contest Obama's policy and to speak of a thwarted hope. Among them, Ariana Huffington appeals to hope she is a liberal activist who runs the Huffington post, an online paper very anti-conservatism. [...]
[...] Indeed, in January 2010 the Huffington Post began the operation Move your Money to incite people to take out their money from the great banks and prefer little regional organizations. Last of all, we can say that the approach of Ariana Huffington is very interesting with some different ways to think the mutual aid and the participatory democracy. But we still see a vision very American and a little simplistic of a world with united populations into the same goal. And as Francesco Alberoni say: “Solidarity does not exist, there is just a coalition of selfishness. [...]
[...] On the other hand, Huffington reminds us that “democracy is not a spectator sport” and insists on the beneficial effects of mutual aid. Of course, in democracies, the rulers governs on behalf of people but that does not mean that they can do anything without consultation. We have example of an American democracy which is not listening people with the Iraq War in 2003. Thus, the very American, liberal and on the verge of the utopia Huffigton's article has at least useful for the democracies. [...]
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