Populisme Hors Jeu

Confrontés à des réalités politiques mal appréhendées, les discours populistes défendus par Boris Johnson et Matteo Salvini se heurtent à la complexité des systèmes institutionnels nationaux et européens qu'ils combattent. Explications.

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Collection Automne / Hiver Ziad Nakad de la Fashion Week de Paris - Ultra-Féminin, Romantique, Elégant

Le designer international Ziad Nakad a fait ses débuts avec sa collection de couture Automne / Hiver 2019-2020 lors de la Fashion Week parisienne en dévoilant une collection époustouflante inspirée d'une mosaïque ancienne qui réunissait des motifs, des formes, qui créaient des images étincelantes à chaque défilé.

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Une France Acclimatée

La canicule qui sévit actuellement en France interroge aussi sur les capacités d'adaptation d'un pays moderne face au changement climatique. La France, et les pays du monde, devront nécessairement affronter et gérer un changement précipité.

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Une Arène Désertée

La vacuité des discours politiques des grands partis français, incapables d'appréhender les mutations contemporaines, a laissé le champ libre à deux adversaires, LREM et Rassemblement National, enfermés dans un débat manichéen dangereux pour la République.

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Instinct de Guerre

L'augmentation des dépenses militaires mondiale ne serait-elle pas l'expression d'une peur sous-jacente portée par les bouleversements de la mondialisation ? A moins que l'humanité n'en reviennent à des réflexes de défense instinctifs qui renvoient aux heures sombres de l'Histoire.

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Le Brexit, un Vrai British Soap

Les manifestations de soutien au sentiment pro-européen organisées à Londres témoignent aussi de la peur ressentie par nombre de Britanniques de se retrouver esseulés dans un monde traversé de concurrences face auxquelles la Grande-Bretagne se retrouverait placée en situation de faiblesse.

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L'aide d'Etat

L'échec des négociations entre syndicats salariés et patronaux pousse l'Etat à régler le litige. Et la situation d'interroger sur ce recours systématique à la puissance publique en cas de désaccord alors que ce même Etat est régulièrement accusé de tous les maux.

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L'ours et le Retour de Bâton

L'arrivée incongrue d'ours polaires dans l'archipel de Nouvelle Zemble interroge une fois encore sur les effets du réchauffement climatique mais elle met aussi en évidence l'inconscience et la vanité de l'être humain face à une nature qu'il a toujours cru pouvoir asservir.

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Machiavélisme ou Diplomatie

Si le rapprochement des deux Corée permettra d'apaiser les tensions qui paralysent la région, le renvoi de la dénucléarisation de la Corée du Nord à un avenir indéterminé offre à Kim Jong Un un moyen de pression à même d'influer sur les négociations actuelles ou à venir.

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  • Op/Ed: The Courage to Trust Medical Care to Patients and Physicians

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    The days of trusting legislators to focus on a constituencies best interests are in the rear view as the main interest is parroting the necessary buzzwords for election and then consumed with banking lobbying money.

     
  • Notre-Dame Tentée Par Le Privé ?

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    L'incendie de Notre-Dame de Paris pose en filigrane la question du financement des travaux d'entretien des édifices religieux placés sous le contrôle d'un Etat endetté et tenté par l'appel au privé pour sauver un patrimoine au temps compté.  

  • Belle Review - Powerful, Resonating, Beautiful

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    "Belle," from FOX Searchlight Pictures and Moneypenny Productions, brings to the screen the real life story of a Dido Elizabeth Belle, a woman ahead of her time fighting for equality, love, independence and freedom.

     
  • Money News: World Markets Begin New Year Split; DOW Steady; European Down, Asian Divided

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    The Dow Jones Industrial rang in the New Year on a high note, during abbreviated trading, and closed 2014 just below the 18,000 point all time record after a bullish year that saw record highs hit Wall Street, lower gasoline prices and resurgence in both investor and economic confidence.

     
  • I, Tonya Review – Triumphant; A Solid Gold, Four Star, Dramady

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    I, Tonya, from Clubhouse Pictures, Neon and 30West, presents the story of Tonya Harding and the outrageous, unbelievable, amazing wild ride she took from poverty to the best figure skater in the world and her tragic, shocking, horrible crash.

     
  • Dallas Arts: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza Names New Chief Philanthropy Officer

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    The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is pleased to announce that Kimberly Camuel Bryan is joining the Museum's senior leadership team as Chief Philanthropy Officer. where she will oversee all aspects of institutional fundraising initiatives.  

  • Beltway Insider: America Suffers PTSD, Copycat Killers, ICE Raids, Epstein Dead, Toni Morrison

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    As the nation continues to react to the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, a week ago, that killed 31 and injured dozens the undercurrent of gun violence expectation has hurled a nation into Post Traumatic stress mode.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump/UK/Iran Tensions, 9/11 Vote Blocked, Apollo 11 Remembered, Justice John Paul Stevens, Jeffrey Epstein

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    President Trump paled this week, even with his divisive outbursts on four freshman representatives, to the events of fifty years ago when a divided America was glued to the television watching history made with each small step.

     
  • New York Fashion Week: Backstage with Rebecca Taylor

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    Rebecca Taylor, the New Zealand born fashion designer, hosted the media backstage prior to the presentation of her fall/winter 2008 line. Having been invited to have a one-on-one interview with the designer we met backstage at Mercedes-Benz IMG Fashion Week.

     
  • HL A&E: From Star Wars to The Lion King: Visualizing the 100 Highest-Grossing Summer Movies of All Time

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    With summer comes a familiar parade of cinematic tropes: the classic film reboot, the series that just won’t die, the ongoing, never-ending, isn’t-anyone-tired-of-these-yet superhero movie assault. Why do we get this barrage of summer cinema, year after year after year?  

  • HL Tech: London Technology Week 2016 To Host Record Number of Events Set to Take Place Across The Capital

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    With just two weeks until launch of London Technology Week, 2016, more events have already been registered than in previous years, highlighting London’s position as a global tech hub and the growth of London Technology Week as an international festival for business.

     
  • Fifty Shades Freed Review – Steamy Fetish Romp; Strong Story; Lacks Substance

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    Fifty Shades Freed, the final installment in the Fifty Shades trilogy, opens with Christian and Anastasia exchanging vows, celebrating the beginning of their new lives each still haunted by the past that just won't leave them alone.

     
  • People Exclusive: Police Recover Body of Missing Alabama Teen Who Called Mother to Say Someone Was Trying to Kill Him

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    EXCLUSIVE REPRINT (NEW YORK) – Police have found the body of a 19-year-old Alabama boy who went missing Saturday after telling his mother by phone that someone was trying to kill him.

     
  • Money News: US, London, Asian Markets Rally; France, India, Canada Close Down

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    The DOW Jones Industrial Average, NASDAQ, the S&P 500, London and Asian Markets, rallied to cheer investors as analysts announced leading indicators reveal an upcoming Bear market, even as markets exhibit steady gains across the board, is imminent.

     
  • President Carter Reveals Brain Cancer; Teaches Sunday Message to Standing Room Crowd

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    Former President of the United States, James Earl “Jimmy” Carter, Jr., has announced he has been diagnosed with cancer that has spread to his brain, the 39th President has undergone radiation and other traditional forms of cancer treatment.