About the destructive Georgian discourse

– ‘20% of my country is occupied by Russia’ – and will be… …if the Georgian discourse doesn’t change. Anyone having been to Georgia at least once will have encountered this phrase. This clear expression is part of a campaign which found great dispersion throughout the country in the recent years. On posters, walls, bags, […]

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Russia: Arktika’s exit arouses a new battle over the exploitation of the Arctic

Translated by Claudia Oppong Peprah, proofread by Claire Tholozan The nuclear-powered Russian icebreaker “Arktika” which has just returned to St. Peterburg harbor on September 17th departed again on September 22nd 2020 to rejoin its future home port, Murmansk. The voyage will enable it to test its potential under extreme conditions one last time. The impressive […]

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Deforestation in Brazil: an issue that has persisted since the colonial era

Translated by Marine El Hajji To reflect on the 54th episode of PNYX directed by my colleagues of Le Journal International, I would like to go back to the issue of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. In what way does this deforestation draw from the colonial heritage, but also from the military dictatorship of which Jair […]

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Mulan 2.0: Disney’s dark choices

Translated by Marine El Hajji As the reboot of the famous animated film Mulan, produced in 1998 by Disney Animation Studios, is about to be released on streaming platforms, the expensive blockbuster, with a total budget of $200 million, is facing numerous calls for boycott. Indeed, since last year, controversies have been piling up and just […]

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