The pope, the careful how we treat the body of the woman – the Chronicle

“Today, the Day for the elimination of sexual violence in conflict, remember that the woman embodies the custody of the life, the communion with all, to take care of everything. By how we treat the body of the woman we understand the level of humanity”. Writes Pope Francis in a tweet. REPRODUCTION RESERVED © Copyright […]

Splits on the big screen

Impossible to make a list of Piccoli’s best films as he has multiplied the major films and major roles: at the very least we can try to extract five memories of characters or exemplary performances of his art of flip-flops. Read also Michel Piccoli, the things of his life La Chamade (1968) by Alain Cavalier […]

Industrial revolution: the roots of exceptional growth

How to explain the spectacular growth of the European economy from the end of the XVIIIe century? Why in Europe, and not elsewhere? These are the questions, essential but worn out after being asked, that the American historian Joel Mokyr tackles. His main idea is that “The explosion of technical progress in the West has […]

Richard Mervyn Hare, ethics at heart

Said law or guillotine de Hume does not cut heads: only undue conclusions or inferences. Those who move from “what is” to “what must be”, from what describes a fact (Paul is a doctor) in what is an imperative or a prescription (Anna must close the window). This “cut” is not so simple. May Paul […]

Death of Idir: the voiceless Kabyle people

The hecatombe, it is the word which returns from now on in the flow of the networks so much the dead follow one another on the side of music. The latest, that of Idir, 70, announced by the family on the official Facebook page: “We regret to announce the death of our father [à tous], […]

Death of Germano Celant, father of the “arte povera”

Contemporary art owes him the name (and therefore somewhat invented) of one of these most fertile and radical movements: the “arte povera”. Germano Celant, art critic and “hyper-curator”, continuously linking large-budget exhibitions, international biennials and monographs of star artists, died, swept away by the Covid-19, on April 29, at the age of 80. Immediately after […]

For athletes, “the retail world has given way to a blurry period”

Does containment promote the development of depressive disorders in professional athletes? A recent study by the medical service of the International Federation of Professional Football Associations (FIFpro) tends to show this: 57% of footballers have shown signs of depression since the end of competitions. Edouard Philippe’s announcements do not reassure them since the Prime Minister […]

“The virus has so far knocked out the fashion”

Americans call it the “Fashion carnage”. Since the spread of Covid-19 began, the fashion industry has been going through difficult times. The effects of the health crisis should be felt strongly in the months or even years to come. One of the first impacts of the crisis, in addition to struggling production and declining sales, […]