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Vivre ensemble?

August 3, 2014
Vivre ensemble?

  OPINION: À l’occasion des débats très animés et passionnés au fil de l’actualité, je constate eu égard à la qualité des échanges et arguments sur les réseaux sociaux que les cours d’éducation civique de l’enseignement secondaire sont en deçà de la carence actuelle effarante. Je pense qu’il serait opportun d’enseigner obligatoirement deux années...
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Thinking Trade Not just Aid

May 8, 2014
Thinking Trade Not just Aid

RWANDA Growing coffee in Rwanda is a nice business initiative and a new way to think relations with disadvantaged countries as new potential partners. Although the benefits of aid are with no doubt necessary for immediate relief, the difference between aid and trade is sustainability.  New Business means creating jobs and improving the economy. It’s about...
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LUCIO FONTANA Rétrospective

April 25, 2014
LUCIO FONTANA Rétrospective

Le Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris présente l’une des plus importantes rétrospectives de Lucio Fontana (1899-1968). Considéré comme un des grands visionnaires du vingtième siècle, son œuvre a marqué plusieurs générations d’artistes, d’Yves Klein à aujourd’hui. Pour la première fois en France depuis 1987, plus de 200 sculptures, toiles, céramiques et...
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Farewell Lawrence

December 16, 2013
Farewell Lawrence

“I cannot fiddle but I can make a great State of a small city.” Peter O’Toole playing Lawrence of Arabia quoting Themistocles. Although Sir O’Toole couldn’t live forever yet he could make a legend of a film. Share
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Dans l’univers de René Magritte

July 17, 2013
Dans l’univers de René Magritte

  The Lovers, 1928 La Tentative de l’impossible, 1928 La Trahison des images, 1928-29               Share
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Is the Emperor Naked? The End of the Muslim Brotherhood Project in Egypt?

July 9, 2013
Is the Emperor Naked? The End of the Muslim Brotherhood Project in Egypt?

  EGYPT: The new man at the top, Adly Mansour, is one of Egypt’s longest serving judges. Mansour takes over after the military said that Morsi had failed to meet what it said were the demands of the Egyptian people. Although Morsi acknowledged that he had made some mistakes, five months into his leadership, he decreed...
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International Reactions to Morsi’s Ouster

July 9, 2013
International Reactions to Morsi’s Ouster

WORLD The Egyptian army’s suspension of the constitution and removal of President Mohamed Morsi has drawn mixed responses from world leaders: European Union The EU has called for a rapid return to democracy in Egypt. EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said: “I urge all sides to rapidly return to the democratic process, including the...
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Egypt, the Army Steps in

July 3, 2013
Egypt, the Army Steps in

EGYPT Last July 2nd, Egypt army roadmap called for suspension of Constitution if turmoil is not resolved by last Wednesday. Egypt’s military has drawn up a plan to suspend the Islamist-backed constitution, dissolve the Islamist-dominated legislature and set up an interim administration headed by the country’s chief justice if President Mohammed Morsi fails to...
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Egypt’s faltering economy, the seed to the growing frustration over Morsi’s Presidency

July 1, 2013
Egypt’s faltering economy, the seed to the growing frustration over Morsi’s Presidency

EGYPT Many Egyptians are frustrated about fuel shortages and frequent power cuts. Factories have closed; people are wondering where they are going to get their next meal. There is very little investment. Any attempt to comment on the economy in Egypt this past year under Morsi’s presidency would be challenging. There are Long term issues and...
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An afternoon with Yin Xin

April 22, 2013
An afternoon with Yin Xin

FRANCE Paris I saw some of Yin Xin work and it made me curious and eager to see more, to get to know the man behind the artist and the artist behind the man. At a first glance, you see an elegant and reserved man yet it doesn’t take you long to see that...
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