GDP: an outdated indicator

TRANSLATED BY LAURA DELAGRANGE AND CAROLINE CARDEN Historically, countries which pollute the most have a high level of GDP growth. China (6-7%), India (7%) and the United States (2.5%) – three high-carbon economies – take the lead of countries emitting the largest quantities of CO2 (non-EU). While many envy Germany’s economic growth, questioning our economic […]

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The hidden face of the Syrian revolution

TRANSLATED BY NAJWA WAHBI AND CAROLINE CARDEN On Saturday, January 21, 2017, Sciences Po Strasbourg’s Cultural Policy and Management Masters program, in partnership with La Filature’s Festival Les Vagamondes (a performing arts theatre in Mulhouse, France), organized a public discussion with Syrian graphic artist Sana Yazigi about her “Creative Memory of the Syrian Revolution” project […]

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Les fonds de l'Océan Pacifique. Crédit Valérie Hukalo.

Discovering Earths untapped Land, part 1/5: “Under the Ocean…”

TRANSLATED BY MELANIE JOUD AND ALISON ARLOW The world has not yet revealed all its treasures. Many biodiversity reserves remain untouched by human activity. Faced with the depletion of natural resources, Man is stretching its limits and is reaching more and more isolated areas of the globe. These rare lands could be his passport to life […]

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The end of swiss banking secrecy

TRANSLATED BY NAJWA WAHBI AND CAROLINE CARDEN Following the rift created by the FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act), the Swiss Confederation’s banking secrecy is once again put to the test. The Automatic Exchange of Banking Information (AEOI) entered into force on January 1st. Three years ago, the FATCA challenged a fundamental principle of the […]

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