Tagged With: US

Anglo-Trivia : how much do you know about the English-speaking world?


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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 »

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American cinema

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Native-American activism from the 1960s to present

Native American Activism: 1960s to Present

Catégories: 1. Identities & Exchanges, 5. Fictions & Realities, 7. Diversity & Inclusion, 8. Territory & Memory, AMCT°_1-1-Unity and plurality, AMCT°_2-1-Frontier and space, AMCT°_3-3-Common inheritance and diversity, LLCET°_3-3-Migration and exile | Tags: , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Native-American activism from the 1960s to present

Are statues sacred objects?

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jul/23/trump-portland-confederate-monuments-racism-history Take it from a historian. We don’t owe anything to Confederate monuments. by  Timothy Snyder Trump spends so much time defending statues not because he cares about history, but precisely because he doesn’t. ‘The president of the United States has declared that the entities that enjoy rights are not people but monuments.’ Photograph: Steve … Continuer la lecture »

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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 »

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?

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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