AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence

Disney’s Remake ‘Mulan’ is controversial

The problem with Mulan: why the live-action remake is a lightning rod for controversy by Jingan Young The remake of Disney’s hit animation has triggered pro-democracy and human rights protests in Hong Kong and around the world Disney remake criticised for filming in Xinjiang Ready-made warrior … Liu Yifei as Mulan. Photograph: Allstar/Walt Disney Pictures/Jasin … Continuer la lecture »

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Indigenous Women in Canada disappear …

Indigenous women are preyed on at horrifying rates. I was one of them by Brandi Morin Twenty-seven years ago I almost ended up a grim statistic, like so many Indigenous women and girls. It’s still happening. Red dresses hang on a fence near the TransMountain pipeline site in Blue River, British Columbia. Red dresses symbolize … Continuer la lecture »

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18th and 19th centuries Indian painting: when Art meets History

Guest curated by renowned writer and historian William Dalrymple, Forgotten Masters: Indian Painting for the East India Company is the first UK exhibition of works by Indian master painters commissioned by East India Company officials in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It is an unprecedented opportunity to see these vivid and highly original paintings … Continuer la lecture »

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The History of Bombs : Is it Art ?

‘the brilliance of this intervention lies in the fact that you don’t need to know it’s art to find it interesting’  The Guardian A seductive and terrifying array of fetishised weapons of mass destruction is mapped across the main hall of the Imperial War Museum in this powerful intervention that – like the museum itself … Continuer la lecture »

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Native Americans fight to be counted in the census

  See how and why Native Americans still have to fight to be recognized as fully American citizens   https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jan/15/we-are-still-here-native-americans-fight-to-be-counted-in-us-census

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American Democracy vs Wealth Power

  Congress forced Silicon Valley to answer for its misdeeds. a very clear analysis from The Guardian of how US Democracy is threatened by wealth power in the hands of a few  

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Fighting with words : beyond emotion…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s eloquence in the face of arrogance is a master class   Washington Post article : commenting on the « incident »       The Guardian’s analysis  

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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 »

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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: 4. Citizenship & Virtual Worlds, 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 | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Should there be limits to the freedom of speech ?

#Solidaritea

How can a Tweet become viral and change people’s mentalities ? To what extent have Brands the right to take a stand ? How can morality impact economics ? ****** Tea has become a hot topic in recent days, with Yorkshire Tea and PG Tips joining forces to tell Black Lives Matter critics to no … Continuer la lecture »

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