Netflix & Culture: American Horror Story: Coven, fiction and reflection of the American history

Translated by Charlotte Rossi, proofread by Marie Peltomäki What if watching a TV show could teach you more than you think? If you have not heard of this fantasy and horror-based series available on Netflix, you should know that American Horror Story (AHS) separates its seasons into full stories that are independent from one another. […]

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Indigenous Australians: the intricacies of the right to equality

Translated by Natacha Perrin, proofread by Lauren Valentine Since British colonists’ arrival over two centuries ago, life has been tough for survivors. The Indigenous Australian population has seen its living conditions radically degrading since James Cook’s arrival. The British declared Australia “Terra Nulius”, giving them full power over these defenceless people. It was only in […]

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China and Canada : rising tensions

Translated by Natacha Perrin, Proofread by Amel Attatfa On December 2018, Canadian authorities arrest Huawei number two, Meng Wenzhou, in Canada. The following days, China, with whom diplomatic relations have been deteriorating over the years, put two Canadians on remand. On June 19th, 2020, China formally charges them with spying. Is it revenge of mere […]

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Gay people in Algeria : an invisible community

Translated by Gueric Cardet, proofread by Natacha Perrin In Algeria, the law can punish ‘any person guilty of an act of homosexuality’ with a prison term of two months to two years and a fine of 500 to 2,000 dinars (4 to 14 euros). Indeed, homosexuality is considered a crime, incompatible with the moral, societal […]

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2020 Presidential Election in Belarus: Social Tensions Arise

Translated by Natacha Perrin, proofread by Marine El Hajji With the presidential election coming soon, social tensions are rising in Belarus. Alexander Lukashenko, who has been president for 26 years, is running for office again. The population, tired of years and years of repression, is trying to change its political future. This summer, on August […]

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Is Poland Eurosceptic ?

(Français) Le 20 décembre 2017, la Commission européenne déclenche l’article 7 du Traité de l’UE à l’égard de la Pologne marquant ainsi l’apogée de la crise entre la Pologne et l’Union Européenne (UE) . Néanmoins, les dernières élections européennes ayant lancé un nouveau cycle européen, il est légitime de s’interroger sur la stratégie qui sera adoptée par Bruxelles et Varsovie dans l’évolution de leurs rapports. Analyse.

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Europe : the solution which became the problem

TRANSLATION : GUÉRIC CARDET – REVISION : NATACHA PERRIN After the Maastricht Treaty, the conservative bourgeoisies of Europe were not worried. They understood that the successive treaties made it possible for them to establish their hold on the modalities and orientations regarding the construction of the European Union. The road was free at the time […]

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