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Donegal locals campaign to turn beached boat into work of art.

Ireland Bád Eddie, AKA Eddie’s Boat, on a beach in Gweedore, County Donegal, has featured in a Clannad video. Photograph: Brian Lawrence/Alamy Fishing vessel Bád Eddie has become a tourist attraction since being abandoned on a Gweedore beach in 1977 link to article

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Social Media and the monopoly of information

Who will choose the next US president – the American people, or Facebook? By Jonathan Freedland Fri 31 Jul 2020 The social media titans are more powerful than politicians. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg appears by video during a US house judiciary subcommittee hearing, ‘Online Platforms and Market Power’ … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: AMC1°_2-2-Informing and being informed, AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence, B1B2-4. Citizenship & Virtual Worlds | Tags: , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Social Media and the monopoly of information

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

Catégories: AMCT°_1-1-Unity and plurality, AMCT°_1-3-Equalities and inequalities, AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence, AMCT°_3-2-Rivalries and interdependencies | Tags: , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Native Americans fight to be counted in the census

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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Art, money and politics

Is Art a matter of money ? To what extent can art tackle political matters ?  https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/jul/28/banksy-altered-sea-view-triptych-sells-for-22m-at-auction

Catégories: A2B1-6. Creation & Relation to Arts, AMC1°_1-1-Production and circulation of knowledge, AMC1°_2-1-Being heard, AMC1°_2-3-Representing the world and oneself, B1B2-3. Art & Power, LLCET°_1-1-Art and protest, LLCET°_1-2-Polemical art | Tags: , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Art, money and politics

Banksy’s Artwork Self-Destructs After £1m Auction Sale

Here are a few links on what happened to Banksy’s work of art after it was sold for $ 1.4 m Was it humour, style or a powerful message to the world ? transcript  

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Education vs Profit

Who should educate children when it comes to food and eating habits ? Parents? School? The Law? Here are some different viewpoints related to the US but also France … ******** According to Michelle Obama school has a role to play in educating children as to health issues. This is a controversy in the US … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: A2B1-7. Saving the Planet & Designing our Futures, AMC1°_1-1-Production and circulation of knowledge, AMC1°_2-1-Being heard, B1B2-1. Identities & Exchanges, B1B2-2. Private Space & Public Space | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Education vs Profit

Education is Freedom and Power

« Education is the most powerful weapon that you can use to change the world. » Nelson Mandela (South Africa famous leader) WEAPONS VS SCHOOLS 15 February 2013 Last updated at 23:05 GMT Taliban continue to target schools http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-21479169   Many Pakistani school children are defying the Taliban every day by attending classes in areas where schools … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: A2B1-8. Past within Present, AMC1°_1-1-Production and circulation of knowledge, AMCT°_1-2-Public and individual freedoms, AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence, B1B2-1. Identities & Exchanges, B1B2-2. Private Space & Public Space, B1B2-7. Diversity & Inclusion, LLCE1°_2-3-Confrontation to difference, LLCET°_2-3-Initiation and apprenticeship | Tags: , , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Education is Freedom and Power