Their America is devoted to significant expressions (speeches, essays, political cartoons, fiction, news stories, etc.) about America by non-Americans. Our major objective is to create a global, synoptic site for Their America, an unpolemical, informative, and provocative resource not just for ‘American Studies’ scholars around the world, but for anyone interested in studying and debating the international reputation of the United States. We seek to explore a country no less strange and uncharted than America itself once was: their America, the nation and peoples of the United States as they exist in the hearts and minds of others.
(We’re looking, in particular, for suggestions about the most influential expressions about America by non-Americans — tell us what should be in our archives, and why, in the regional “Founders” sections of our forums.)
NEW TO THE ARCHIVES
On “The Five” Monday, Fox News’ court jester Jesse Watters inflicted his brand of humor on the immigration debate, claiming that he supports Trump’s draconian immigration policy even though it would require “a Trail of Tears” to work.
The segment began with a clip of Trump telling NBC’s Chuck Todd on Sunday that his immigration plan wouldn’t entail breaking up families, because he wouldn’t just be deporting illegal parents, he would be deporting their children too “in order to keep the families together.” […]
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