Between sarcasm and philosophy : the key ingredients of the series BoJack Horseman

TRANSLATED BY HÉLÈNE PRALICA The increasingly popular series BoJack Horseman depicts a world where human beings and manlike animals cohabit and try their very best to go through life and the many ordeals that life has in store for them. The fifth season, which was released last September, has been a great success and has […]

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The Canton of Zug: The Mecca of Cryptocurrency

With its internationally recognised banking system, Switzerland is now actively embracing financial technology (fintech). The country is the birthplace of Ether – Bitcoin’s closest competitor – and was the location where the public service payments are to be made using cryptocurrency. In 2017, it hosted four of the six largest Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) or […]

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In Iran, the People’s Mujahedin continue to fight back against the regime [1/2]

TRANSLATED BY RHONA KAPPLER AND PROOFREAD BY CARA EVANS-GILLEN The recent public protests against the high cost of living and the return of Islamist totalitarianism has caused a political quake in Iran. For the first time since the mass post-election protests of 2009, the country is experiencing a large-scale popular uprising, not only asking the question […]

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Independence issues in France: the case of New Caledonia and Corsica

TRANSLATED BY JOHN LIU AND PROOFREAD BY NIKI SO While the international news still focuses on the independence of Catalonia and “Brexit”, demands and secessionist movements are currently troubling France and its overseas and territorial collectivities, this time regarding New Caledonia and Corsica. As the end of the decolonization process begins with the organization of […]

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Legalisation of cannabis: Canada picks up the pace

TRANSLATED BY LAUREN VALENTINE AND CARA EVANS-GILLEN On Monday 27th November 2017, the Canadian House of Commons got third reading of the C-45 Bill before being sent back to the Senate for reading. Seeking to legalise, regulate and limit the recreational use of cannabis, it is ambitious but the vote is far from unanimous. Overview […]

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(Français) Iran : du rouge dans le mouvement vert de 2009

Sorry, this entry is only available in French and 中文. Shérazade FaynelÉtudiante en science politique, je suis passionnée de journalisme. J’aspire à exercer ce métier de la façon la plus juste possible. A Ottawa pour une année, je suis correspondante pour la rubrique Amérique du Nord.

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Ende Gelände: ‘disobedience in the name of justice’

Depuis Gênes en 2001, les mouvements altermondialistes font régulièrement parler d’eux. Durant l’été 2017, Le Journal International s’est immergé dans le camp climat d’Ende Gelände. Notre envoyé spécial a tenté de décrypter son fonctionnement et de comprendre les motivations des activistes. Reportage depuis la Rhénanie, où ces derniers invoquent la désobéissance civile pour faire respecter […]

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