Live Commentary for Wednesday 22 March 2017

This is the Live Commentary for Wednesday March the 22nd, 2017. Today is the 81st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 284 days left till the end of the year. Today in history… On this day… Continue reading →

Iran and Europe

Yesterday night I have attended to a lecture about Iran: in the most part it was the economical point of view that was discussed. The essential point  was the European Union’s position compared with the USA: Trump’s everyday new decrees… Continue reading →

Modern parallels to “Liberty Leading the People”

We live at a time when the idea of democracy and people’s liberty is every day destroyed by laws made by the powerfuls who govern us. And I see a very good parallel in this XIXth century painting with our… Continue reading →

MoMa protests Trump entry ban

I heard this morning on the radio about a special exhibition in MoMa and I found this: In one of the strongest protests yet by a major cultural institution […] the Museum of Modern Art has rehung part of its… Continue reading →

Ban and Business

How important business is…

The dangerous relationships

In this post, Blandine talks about an interesting report she has read about the relationship between Saudi Arabia and the West. She feels very disappointed about politicians and all what they are able to do to achieve their aims…

If you don’t understand…..

A post by Blandine, in which she talks about politics and politicians…

“If you don’t understand politics, it is like religion, it’s better to believe in it.”

This was a quote that I read on a poster last summer in Avignon.

As everyone knows, it is the 341th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar, and there are 25 days left until the end of the year, I think that it’s overall the day to point out politicians’ foolishness…

Death penalty, Michael Jackson’s Thriller, and Churchill’s Nobel Prize

Today is 335th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 31 days left until the end of the year…

Today we are talking about the death penalty, Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”, and whether Winston Churchill deserved his Nobel Prize.

Mirror, mirror on the wall…

There is an old saying in English language; it says “Be careful what you wish for, you might just get it.” At this moment, the president of the US AND his staff in the white house, AND the CIA, AND… Continue reading →

Populism and Donald Trump!

In this post, Reza discusses “the Donald” and the rise of populism in the US…

Election Vocabulary

With the American presidential election round the corner and the French presidential election on the horizon, it’s a good time to brush up your election vocabulary…

“The Birther Movement”

A “Birther” is a person who believes that Barack Obama is not a natural born US citizen and therefore is not a legitimate president!!! Wow! This theory was so absurd and unheard of, that when it started in 2008 very… Continue reading →

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