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Climate strike

Demonstrations worldwide to ask the governments to take action against global warming. And not just « words words words »… Trump should listen to serious people, the Nasa for instance! https://climate.nasa.gov/evidence/

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Consumerism

A documentary on consumerism, taken from the TV series Big Ideas That Changed the World (2005)

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Nelson Mandela

A video on the life story of Nelson Mandela, taken from the website https://www.nelsonmandela.org/   “ I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an … Continuer la lecture »

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Right to abortion

In the catholic Republic of Ireland, abortion was allowed only when a woman’s life was at risk. The Irish people have been asked in a referendum if the situation was to change. They have voted overwhelmingly to overturn the abortion ban by 66.4% to 33.6%.

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Global warming

The trailer of the documentary An Inconvenient Truth and its sequel  

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Posters on the environment

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BULLYING

Paroles de Mark Wills : I’m a little boy with glasses The one they call the geek I’m a girl who never smiles ‘Cause I’ve got braces on my teeth And I know how it feels To cry myself to sleep I’m that kid on every playground Who’s always chosen last I’m a single teenage … Continuer la lecture »

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BREXIT

Le jeudi 23 juin, les Britanniques ont voté à 51.9% pour sortir de l’Union européenne (= brexit, ou British exit). Une décision historique, qui aura des conséquences sur l’avenir de l’Europe et du Royaume Uni. Pour en savoir plus, vous pouvez par exemple lire cet article

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CARBON FOOTPRINT

What is a « carbon footprint » ? Here are two videos to better understand!

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A SOLAR ECLIPSE

What is a solar eclipse ? (to be seen on youtube)

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