Tagged With: Power

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

On how JR’s confrontational street art went global

Backdrops to a riot: JR on how his confrontational street art went global Migrants, Mayra, Picnic Across the Border … spanning the US-Mexican border at Tecate, 2017. Photograph: JR-art.net His portraits of his Paris neighbourhood summed up its residents’ anger. Now his subversive installations straddle borders, float on boats and envelop favelas. We speak to … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: 3. Art & Power, AMC1°_2-3-Representing the world and oneself, AMCT°_2-1-Frontier and space, AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence, LLCET°_1-1-Art and protest | Tags: , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur On how JR’s confrontational street art went global

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

Building a better future for Ireland.

Empire shaped Ireland’s past. A century after partition, it still shapes our present. Michael D Higgins Thu 11 Feb 2021 13.00 GM Only by remembering complex, uncomfortable aspects of Britain and Ireland’s shared history can we forge a better future Michael D Higgins is president of Ireland Ireland is currently engaged in a process of … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: 1. Identities & Exchanges, 7. Diversity & Inclusion, 8. Territory & Memory, AMCT°_1-1-Unity and plurality, AMCT°_2-1-Frontier and space, AMCT°_3-2-Rivalries and interdependencies | Tags: , , , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Building a better future for Ireland.

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: 6. Scientific Innovations & Responsibility, 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 | Tags: , , , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Water crisis in the US, a solution?

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 »

Catégories: 3. Art & Power, AMC1°_2-3-Representing the world and oneself, AMCT°_2-1-Frontier and space, AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence, AMCT°_3-3-Common inheritance and diversity, LLCET°_1-1-Art and protest | Tags: , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur The History of Bombs : Is it Art ?

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

The Bio Revolution is transforming it/us all…

https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/pharmaceuticals-and-medical-products/our-insights/the-bio-revolution-innovations-transforming-economies-societies-and-our-lives  

Catégories: AMC1°_1-1-Production and circulation of knowledge, AMC1°_1-2-Science and techniques, promises and challenges | Tags: , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur The Bio Revolution is transforming it/us all…