Tagged With: US

The American Dream by Grayson Perry

Be it on God, guns or Greta, social media offers neat solutions for our messy feelings The American Dream by Grayson Perry. Photograph: Grayson Perry This map of the US reflects a battle-torn landscape where nuance, compromise and empathy are casualties in the culture war Grayson Perry Mon 14 Sep 202 This is a map … Continuer la lecture »

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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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Trump’s electoral strategy is one of emotion not a political agenda

Link to the Guardian’s Article

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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 »

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Learning from the screen vs learning from printed books?

Screen-based online learning will change kids’ brains. Are we ready for that? by Maryanne Wolf Best Of Guardian Opinion US We are starting to see technology’s effect on child development and adult reading skills – and the research isn’t optimistic Mon 24 Aug 2020 15.37 BST Last modified on Tue 25 Aug 2020  ‘With millions of students … Continuer la lecture »

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Revisiting the western genre

Revisiting the genre in 1993, questioning the traditional archetypes. Now in 2019, combining clichés and genres, twisting reality. Ready for the show ? LYRICS Old Town Road Lil Nas X Yeah, I’m gonna take my horse to the old town road I’m gonna ride ’til I can’t no more I’m gonna take my horse to … Continuer la lecture »

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Steven Spielberg’s E.T

LUMNI enseignement

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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 17.09 BST 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 … 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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