AMCT°_1-2-Public and individual freedoms

Is whistleblowing investigative journalism or spying?

How a proposed secrecy law would recast journalism as spying Duncan Campbell and Duncan Campbell Home Office plans would remove the public interest defence for whistleblowing, and could put reporters in jail ‘Endorsed by the home secretary, Priti Patel, the consultation into secrecy argues that press disclosures can be worse than spying.’ Photograph: Jessica Taylor/Reuters … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: AMC1°_2-1-Being heard, AMCT°_1-2-Public and individual freedoms, AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence, B1B2-4. Citizenship & Virtual Worlds | Tags: , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Is whistleblowing investigative journalism or spying?

America’s gun obsession is rooted in slavery

America’s gun obsession is rooted in slavery A series of slave revolts terrified white residents and helped fuel the rationale for gun ownership ‘For too long, the second amendment has been portrayed with a founding fathers aura swaddled in the stars and stripes.’ Photograph: Eric Gay/AP Carol Anderson Fri 4 Jun 2021 11.00 BST Bodies … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: A2B1-8. Past within Present, AMCT°_1-2-Public and individual freedoms, AMCT°_1-3-Equalities and inequalities, AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence, B1B2-1. Identities & Exchanges, B1B2-7. Diversity & Inclusion, LLCE1°_2-3-Confrontation to difference | Tags: , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur America’s gun obsession is rooted in slavery

China is trying to rewrite history

By banning Tiananmen vigils in Hong Kong, China is trying to rewrite history The Communist party is widening its attack on the legacy of 1989 – and criminalising a new generation of activists Fri 4 Jun 2021 by Louisa Lim ‘Last year, tens of thousands of Hongkongers defied a Covid-inspired ban to flock to the … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: AMC1°_2-1-Being heard, AMCT°_1-2-Public and individual freedoms, AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence, B1B2-8. Territory & Memory, LLCE1°_1-3-Utopias and dystopias | Tags: , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur China is trying to rewrite history

Big Brother’s new name

Amazon’s Ring is the largest civilian surveillance network the US has ever seen by Lauren Bridges / Tue 18 May 2021 13.51 BST One in 10 US police departments can now access videos from millions of privately owned home security cameras without a warran ‘Since Amazon purchased Ring in 2018, it has brokered over 1,800 … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: AMCT°_1-2-Public and individual freedoms, AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence, B1B2-2. Private Space & Public Space, B1B2-4. Citizenship & Virtual Worlds, LLCE1°_1-3-Utopias and dystopias | Tags: , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Big Brother’s new name

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

  JonathanLivingstonSeagull  is an incredible and magnificent story which relates to many of the axes and themes you have to study but it will first and foremost open your eyes and minds to the power of dreams. Listen to the story about the film and soundtrack

Catégories: AMC1°_1-1-Production and circulation of knowledge, AMCT°_1-2-Public and individual freedoms, AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence, AMCT°_3-2-Rivalries and interdependencies, AMCT°_3-3-Common inheritance and diversity, B1B2-1. Identities & Exchanges, B1B2-5. Fictions & Realities, B1B2-7. Diversity & Inclusion, LLCE1°_2-2-Relation between the individual and the group, LLCET°_2-3-Initiation and apprenticeship, LLCET°_3-1-Exploration and adventure, LLCET°_3-3-Migration and exile | Tags: , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Jonathan Livingston Seagull

‘Silence is violence. Complacency is complicity’

Guardian Australia 6,17 k abonnés Closing Monday night’s Q+A show on ABC, which focused on Indigenous deaths in custody and the global Black Lives Matter movement, actor and writer Meyne Wyatt delivered a powerful speech taken from his autobiographical 2019 play City of Gold. « ‘How are we to move forward if we dwell on the past?’ That’s … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: AMCT°_1-1-Unity and plurality, AMCT°_1-2-Public and individual freedoms, AMCT°_1-3-Equalities and inequalities, B1B2-7. Diversity & Inclusion | Tags: , , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur ‘Silence is violence. Complacency is complicity’

Water crisis in the US, a solution?

The US is in a water crisis far worse than most people imagine by Erin Brockovich Industrial runoff and lax standards have tainted water across the US. Senators and doctors are calling me, asking what to do. Mon 24 Aug 2020 16.31 A sample of tap water taken in Flint, Michigan. Photograph: Garrett MacLean/The Guardian … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: A2B1-7. Saving the Planet & Designing our Futures, AMCT°_1-2-Public and individual freedoms, AMCT°_2-2-From the protection of Nature to ecological transition, AMCT°_3-3-Common inheritance and diversity, B1B2-6. Scientific Innovations & Responsibility | Tags: , , , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Water crisis in the US, a solution?

Tackling racism on social media : who is responsible?

  Tackling racism on social media is just the tip of the iceberg By Owen Jones   Amid the anger over Wiley’s bigoted tirade, let’s not forget the newspapers that have been peddling prejudice for years ‘Grime artist Wiley – with his half a million followers – unleashed a tirade of undiluted antisemitism on to … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: A2B1-4. Self-representation & Relation to others, AMC1°_2-2-Informing and being informed, AMCT°_1-2-Public and individual freedoms, B1B2-4. Citizenship & Virtual Worlds, B1B2-7. Diversity & Inclusion | Tags: , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Tackling racism on social media : who is responsible?

Banned Books : incredible US standards !

********************* Read the list below, and compare it with the 2018 list on the left and the censorship data. What strikes you ? Top Ten Most Challenged Books for 2017 The ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom tracked 354 challenges to library, school and university materials and services in 2017. Of the 416 books challenged or banned … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: AMC1°_1-1-Production and circulation of knowledge, AMC1°_2-3-Representing the world and oneself, AMCT°_1-2-Public and individual freedoms, AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence, AMCT°_3-3-Common inheritance and diversity, B1B2-3. Art & Power, B1B2-5. Fictions & Realities, LLCET°_1-1-Art and protest, LLCET°_1-2-Polemical art | Tags: , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Banned Books : incredible US standards !

Should there be limits to the freedom of speech ?

  Facebook starts adding labels to ‘state-controlled media’ and will ban them from running ads in the US ahead of the 2020 election By Tyler Sonnemaker 04/06/2020, for Business Insider France https://www.businessinsider.fr/us/facebook-add-label-state-controlled-media-ban-political-ads-us-2020-6     Facebook and Twitter Must Do More About Trump’s Tweets Twitter is only bringing more attention to the president’s tweets, and Facebook’s … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: AMC1°_1-1-Production and circulation of knowledge, AMC1°_2-2-Informing and being informed, AMCT°_1-2-Public and individual freedoms, AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence, B1B2-4. Citizenship & Virtual Worlds | Tags: , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Should there be limits to the freedom of speech ?