TikTok : et si c’était l’heure du changement ?

Par JOSEF NASR
Tik – tok. Deux simples et anodines syllabes, qui ne viennent pas ici désigner le bruit reconnaissable de l’horloge (« Tic-Tac » légère différence orthographique) mais viennent nommer un réseau social qui à l’instar de la pendule, sonne bel et bien l’heure du changement… Continue reading TikTok : et si c’était l’heure du changement ?

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons—More than Nuclear Gesture Politics

By EVA SIEGMANN
On the 6th August 1945, “Little Boy” was dropped on Hiroshima. Little Boy, very much a euphemism for the first nuclear bomb ever used, killed 70.000 civilians immediately. The unimaginable scale of this explosion in an almost finished war astounded the world. Humanity had opened Pandora’s box and tapped into the dark, not quite knowing which horrible consequences their newly gained capabilities could have on humanity’s future. And humanity has tried to live up to this incredible challenge in attempting to stop nuclear proliferation and place multilateral and bilateral disarmament agreements; however, nuclear weapons are the only one among the trio of weapons of mass destructions governments legitimately threaten to use against an enemy… Continue reading The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons—More than Nuclear Gesture Politics

Qu’est-ce que je dois faire ? : une réflexion sur les défis environnementaux

Par JOAQUÍN GOSÁLVEZ CASTILLO
Vous allez connaître la fin du pétrole », cet énoncé court, clair, percutant m’a énormément impacté lorsque je l’ai entendu en cours de Science Fiction. Pourtant je le savais déjà, mais très souvent on préfère oublier, cacher dans un tiroir secret ce que la conscience ne peut pas supporter par simple instinct de survie… Continue reading Qu’est-ce que je dois faire ? : une réflexion sur les défis environnementaux

WNBA Players vs. U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler: How Basketball Affected the Georgia Senate Run-Off

By OLIVIA JENKINS
After the dust of the 2020 United States Election settled, the politically-focused eyes of the country turned towards Georgia where two run-off races could decide whether the Democrats or Republicans will control the Senate. […] One unexpected group has become involved in the Senate election of Loeffler and Warnock: the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA)… Continue reading WNBA Players vs. U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler: How Basketball Affected the Georgia Senate Run-Off

The Latin American Struggle to Contain the COVID-19 Pandemic

By JULETTE LAFFONT
Although Latin America has been one of the last continents to feel the full effect of the pandemic, the way it was and still is hit by COVID-19 is far from being the least violent. With more than 6 million cases and 230.000 deaths as of early September, Latin America has become the new epicenter of the pandemic… Continue reading The Latin American Struggle to Contain the COVID-19 Pandemic

In India, Praise For Kamala Harris Clouds a Deeply Rooted Culture of Anti-Blackness

By SANTOSH MURALIDARAN and SALINA KUO
It wasn’t the first time a group of Black people in India had been accused of being cannibals. The story was starting to become disturbingly familiar: a young Indian boy goes missing or suffers a mysterious death. His friends, family, and fellow community members long for explanations. To eradicate the ambiguity, even the most outrageous of explanations can suffice. With hardly enough breathing time to mourn the lost, a mob attack and bloodshed ensue… Continue reading In India, Praise For Kamala Harris Clouds a Deeply Rooted Culture of Anti-Blackness

The Conundrum Which is Growing up Black, American and Away From the Resistance

By YUSEF BUSHARA
If you are somebody who rushes to the nearest bottle of moisturizer after a shower, who has had to endure Saturday morning spring cleaning sessions soundtracked by the leading voices in gospel; if you have been taught to never consult your pockets after touching merchandise in a store, or plainly, someone who has to stare anti-Black racism in the face during every waking moment, chances are: you look like me… Continue reading The Conundrum Which is Growing up Black, American and Away From the Resistance

Les élections américaines vues par une expatriée

Par CAROLINE DALHEIMER
Discussion avec ma mère sur la citoyenneté d’une expatriée :
Caroline : Ces élections présidentielles m’épuisent. Si je pouvais éteindre mon portable et me déconnecter de tout média d’information pour un mois, ce serait le paradis.
Maman : Mais tu te fais du souci pour rien ! Tu n’as pour le moment pas de plan d’aller vivre aux USA dans les 6 années suivant les élections. Et puis tu n’y as jamais vécu… Continue reading Les élections américaines vues par une expatriée

Pourquoi la NRA aux États-Unis rend le débat sur le port d’armes compliqué voire impossible

Par MERIEM SMIDA
20 avril 1999. Deux élèves du Columbine High School dans l’État du Colorado, pénètrent dans l’enceinte de l’établissement, armés jusqu’aux dents, et font, en l’espace d’une heure, treize victimes avant de se donner eux-même la mort… Continue reading Pourquoi la NRA aux États-Unis rend le débat sur le port d’armes compliqué voire impossible