Monthly Archives: April 2022

Jerusalem is back and channels England’s brutal magic again | Charlotte Higgin

Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem is back, 13 years old and, as another theatergoer said on Wednesday, several culture wars since its premiere. Set on the tumultuous St. George’s Day in a Wiltshire village, the day Kennet and Avon council officials chose to evict the defiant ‘Rooster’ Byron from his illegal encampment, the play still vibrates with a punk energy and Puck. ...

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When voters abstain, France notices – UK should learn to do the same | Oliver Haynes

Four distinct political blocs were revealed by the first round of the French election: a radical left, something approaching a centre-right, the extreme right and those who looked at the choices offered and said “nothing all of this “. One of the many remarkable things about this French election was the seriousness with which abstainers were taken. In his victory ...

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Impact of COVID-19 on Online Payday Loans Market Share, Size, Trends and Growth from 2022 to 2031 – themobility.club

A recent report on the Global Online Payday Loans Market published by Market Reports provides a global overview and opportunity assessment for the time being. The study provides an in-depth examination of the key market trends. To forecast the Online Payday Loan growth with the greatest precision the analysts consider both historical and current growth parameters. The kOnline Payday Loans ...

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America’s Greatest Economic Crisis | theTrumpet.com

Oonly one in five Americans believe that inflation is the main economic crisis facing America. Still, the inflation rate will likely fall over the next few months as the Federal Reserve makes borrowing expensive. But the debt that the federal government has accumulated by sending covid-19 stimulus checks, welfare checks, Medicare checks, Medicaid checks and Social Security checks will plague ...

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‘I live on crumbs’: why older Algerians risk small boats to Spain | Global development

A7am on a clear day in Algiers, Nouara looks out the window at the narrow street below that leads to the market and says, “I can’t stand living here anymore. Nouara, 65, wants nothing more than to leave her country and is now considering boarding one of the boats that ferry migrants on the often deadly Mediterranean crossing to Spain. ...

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The Philadelphia Show is now at the Art Museum

The narrower location causes logistical complications. There is only one access road to the terrace, so moving trucks have to line up to unload furniture. Nonetheless, many dealers who were forced to go online during the pandemic returned to the Philadelphia show with renewed vigor. The merchants set up for the Philadelphia Show, an annual antiques exhibit that is a ...

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Modi-Macron friendship put Indo-French ties on solid ground

It is said that the French are guided by the “heart” when they vote in the first round of the presidential election and the “head” in the second. The news that the “head” has won once again and that the electorate has given incumbent President Emmanuel Macron a 17% lead (compared to 32% in 2017) over Marine Le Pen, in ...

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Renault in talks to sell its Russian operations for one ruble

PARIS—French automaker Renault HER RNO 1.02% is in talks with the Russian government over selling its 68% stake in Russia’s largest automaker to a state-backed entity, according to a report in Russian state media. The French automaker is expected to sell its stake in AvtoVAZ for the symbolic sum of one ruble to NAMI, a state-backed automotive research and development ...

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The Failure of the Russian Revolution of 1825 | by Ida Larsdotter | April 2022

The Decembrist uprising finally paved the way for the successful revolution of 1917 Illustration of the Decembrist revolt by Vasily Perov. SD Public domain via Wikimedia commons. Jthe imperial russian army and their Prussian and Austrian allies marched on Paris in March 1814. The Napoleonic Wars that had raged in Europe since 1801 were coming to an end. Napoleon is ...

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Cost-of-living crisis: district credit union warns of payday loans and loan sharks

Now the credit union CLEVR Money, the credit union for Preston, Blackpool, Fylde, Wyre and Lancaster, has warned of the financial disaster many could face if they resort to high-interest borrowing. The warning comes as the Credit Union, a nonprofit with around 5,000 members, reported receiving a rising number of loan applications. Register to our daily newsletter CLEVR Money managers ...

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Bioluminescent bacteria will soon light up this French street

For 17 minutes, exhausted vaccination volunteers and those waiting after the shot can sit bathed in soothing music and a fleeting aquamarine glow. The light is emitted by a long cylindrical cartridge embedded in a “tree”; nearly half fall into a deep sleep, French newspaper The Republican Echo reported; most feel recharged, as the bioluminescent bacteria provide a kind of ...

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Three Covid-19 experts in Singapore honored by the French government

SINGAPORE – Three Covid-19 experts in Singapore were knighted by France on Tuesday 26 April, in recognition of their exceptional contributions in the field of health and science, in particular during the Covid-19 pandemic, which contributed strengthen ties between the two countries. Singapore’s Chief Health Scientist, Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, and National Center for Infectious Diseases Executive Director, Leo Yee ...

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Morrison’s visit to a French bakery brings up awkward memories, as Labor tries to claim coalition turf

A gentle hand is needed when handling a macaroon. Press too hard and the small French pastry may crack. “They are very delicate, aren’t they?” Prime Minister Scott Morrison asked as he smashed a lid on a pink macaroon while campaigning in Townsville. “Be careful when you put it down,” a chef offered as Morrison tried to take two. We ...

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War memorials and how we remember conflicts

Beyond specific sites, many French monuments relied on commonly understood symbolism that helped viewers quickly connect with them. Memorial designers imagined France herself as a woman, often recalling the Virgin Mary just after she lost her son. It has become the legible sign of a nation mourning the loss of hundreds of thousands of young men and women. This imagery ...

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Warning: Payday loans, BNPL loans are in dire need of regulation

Emily Chantiri* advocates regulation of payday loans and buy-now, pay-later (BNPL) services, saying young people are slipping through the loopholes. Getting a payday loan is easy, but that’s where the problem lies. Not enough is being done to discourage payday lenders from lending money to people who might have trouble paying it back. The lack of background checks on loan ...

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Exit polls in France predict Macron should be re-elected with almost 60% of the vote

PARIS, France (AFP) — French President Emmanuel Macron defeated his rival Marine Le Pen in the presidential elections on Sunday, projections showed, sparking a wave of relief in Europe that the far right had been prevented from taking power. Centrist Macron was expected to win 57.0-58.5% of the vote to Le Pen’s 41.5-43%, according to projections by French TV polling ...

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Remains of 17 French WWI soldiers buried in Gallipoli | United States government and politics

By MEHMET GUZEL and SUZAN FRASER – Associated Press CANAKKALE, Turkey (AP) — The remains of 17 missing French soldiers who fought in the Battle of Gallipoli during World War I were handed over to French military officials on Sunday and laid to rest alongside other fallen comrades more than a century after their death. The remains were found during ...

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The revolution will not be tweeted?

In a sense, journalist Gal Beckerman “reveals” to us in The Quiet Avant what we may have already known, that change is slow. A deliberate intermingling of ideas precedes any successful uprising, which the French Revolution had begun long before the Third Estate demanded the formation of the National Assembly at the Estates General of 1789. But, The Quiet Before ...

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Macron talks about French rap and ‘Web 3’ to woo the vote of disenchanted young people – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article PARIS – He avoided older and traditional media like Le Monde and Liberation to speak to “Raw,” “gamesvideo.com,” and “big whale,” three websites for hip millennials and PlayStation gamers. And on Friday, French President Emmanuel Macron spoke on public radio about his soft spot for French rapper Orelsan, known for his sharp social ...

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Launch of French Bee’s Los Angeles-Paris flights from $321

We’re breaking the news on skyrocketing airfares with a new low-cost option for West Coast travelers to France. Share this article AAfter restarting its San Francisco-Paris flights last fall, French Bee, the low-cost carrier from Orly Airport in Paris, is now launching a new Los Angeles-Paris route with reduced fares from $321 one way (or $642 round trip). Starting April ...

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A language bill sends shivers down the spine to some Quebec hospitals

Quebec Premier Francois Legault is pictured during a news conference after meeting with Canada’s provincial premiers in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MONTREAL, April 22 (Reuters) – A planned change to French language laws in Quebec could see understaffed hospitals in the Canadian province grapple with hiring ...

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5 musical films with the most amazing costumes

Musical films are a popular genre in the film industry, and it is also one of the oldest forms of entertainment. Whether original productions or adaptations, both require extreme preparation and rigorous rehearsals. Unlike conventional dramas, musical films combine all artistic approaches such as singing, dancing, and acting. One of the most important elements of musical films is costume design. ...

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Who are the longest-serving “SNL” cast members?

Saturday Night Live is an establishment. Since its inception in 1975, it has lasted 12 presidents, the rise of the Internet and more than 150 players. It’s hard to think of a show more steeped in popular culture than perhaps Seinfeld? Is it cake? Who knows. Of course, what makes the show great is the cast. A list of the ...

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The Netherlands and France reopen their embassies in Ukraine

The government of the Netherlands has announced that its embassy in the Ukrainian city of Lviv has started offering its services, operating with a limited number of staff. “By returning first to Lviv in western Ukraine with a small staff, the embassy will get a good picture of the security situation there,” he added. pointed out in this regard the ...

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Deliveroo found guilty of abusing passenger rights in France

PARIS, April 19 (Reuters) – Two former bosses of Deliveroo (ROO.L) were given a one-year suspended prison sentence and a fine of 30,000 euros ($32,380) by a French court on Tuesday for abusing the freelance status of runners working for the British takeaway delivery platform. The company was also fined up to 375,000 euros and will have to publish the ...

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Mourning and reconciliation in the Basque struggle for liberation

MaixabelWritten and directed by Iciar BollainWith Blanca Portillo, Luis Tosar, Maria Cerezuela, Urko OlazabalIn Spanish with English subtitlesPresented nationally as part of the Spanish Film Festival Maixabel deals with real events, with a slight shortening of the deadlines. In many ways it is a dramatization of the Spanish documentary, The end of ETAwhich includes interviews with the real characters depicted ...

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226,000 people deprived of the presidential vote after electoral list errors

Published on: 04/18/2022 – 15:31 Of the 48.7 million people registered to vote in the first round of the French presidential election, more than one in four people chose to stay away. But 226,000 of those who turned out found they could not exercise their right after being mistakenly struck off the voter rolls. Since the regional elections of 2021, ...

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Cuban academic describes his visit to France as “fruitful”

Paris, April 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban academic and deputy Eduardo Torres Cuevas concluded a week of work in France that he described as “fruitful”, the result of meetings held and opportunities to strengthen ties in various sectors. “We can say that our expectations, which were to discuss ideas, develop or consolidate relationships and meet friends, were exceeded, and the environment ...

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Friend of Francis Bacon snubs Tate to donate artwork to Paris instead | Francis Bacon

A vast collection of artwork by Francis Bacon will be donated to France rather than the Tate following a dispute between the gallery and one of the artist’s closest friends. Barry Joule, who was Bacon’s confidant, said he was so frustrated with the Tate’s inability to exhibit an earlier donation of the artist’s work that it canceled plans to donate ...

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110 years after the sinking of the Titanic: step by step, how the only transatlantic voyage happened

the tragic sinking of Titanic had a brief period of disaster in the freezing waters of the North Atlantic Ocean, with a step by step of events which accelerated considerably in the home stretch: in just a few hours, 110 years agofound itself at the bottom of the sea, the liner that was born mighty but died out on its ...

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Payday Loan Services Market Will See Amazing Growth Through 2031 – Blackswan Real Estate

marketreports.info analysts forecasts latest report on “Global Payday Loans Service Market (Covid-19) Impact and Analysis by 2030” according to Payday Loans Service report; The Payday Loan market report encompasses the overall and all-inclusive analysis of the Payday Loan market with all its factors impacting the market growth. This report is anchored on the thorough qualitative and quantitative assessment of the ...

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Appointment of unilingual NB lieutenant governor violated charter, rules rule

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s appointment of a unilingual lieutenant governor in New Brunswick in 2019 violated language guarantees in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, a Court of Queen’s Bench judge has ruled. Chief Justice Tracey DeWare says the Charter protections of New Brunswick’s unique bilingual status mean that a lieutenant governor of this province must be bilingual. Brenda Murphy ...

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Mandela Musical Premiere to Be Young Vic’s 2022 Flagship | Young Vic

The world premiere of a musical about Nelson Mandela’s “young, sexy and radical” beginnings is coming to the Young Vic in London this autumn as a season-long flagship production that examines the theme of revolution, protest and of its consequences. Young Vic artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah said Mandela’s musical was not a “romantic interpretation” of the political leader’s life, but ...

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Tribute to Renaud Salins, former French envoy to Oman

Muscat – It is with great sadness that the French Embassy in Oman announces the death of Renaud Salins, who was French Ambassador to Oman from September 2017 to August 2021. He passed away on April 6. A great diplomat and writer, he deeply loved this region of the world and particularly Oman, where he had many friends. Through his ...

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Global stocks stumble as investors worry about inflation

Global stocks, government bonds and oil prices fell on Monday as investors worried about the effect of rising interest rates and inflation in Europe and the United States, and coronavirus shutdowns in China. Wall Street’s benchmark, the S&P 500, fell 1.2%, led by technology and energy stocks. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite lost 2.2%. Hawkish comments from Federal Reserve officials helped ...

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“The Most Determined Mind” – Brian Maye on William Lawless, United Irishman and French Officer

11111111A striking feature of the social upheaval generated in Ireland in the 1790s after the French Revolution was the number of young men from wealthy backgrounds who were stimulated to become involved in revolutionary politics and strike a blow at Irish independence. One of them was the Dublin surgeon William Lawless who joined the United Irishmen, was forced into exile ...

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Watch Season 2 – Ramadan Special: Cook with Gulf News Food – Sole Meunière

Welcome to Episode 3 of the “Cook with Gulf News Food” series which invites our readers to watch and learn from our guest chefs and home cooks. Share your experiences on [email protected] Sole Meuniere Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes For 1 to 2 people Ingredients 600g Dover sole A pinch of salt, pepper, Espelette pepper (variety of ...

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China slams US virus ‘accusations’ as Shanghai lockdown drags on

Published on: 04/10/2022 – 12:04 Shanghai (AFP) – China has slammed the United States for making “baseless accusations” about its Covid-19 policy, after a spike in cases in Shanghai prompted the US consulate to let some staff leave the locked-down megacity. Beijing’s zero Covid strategy has come under strain since March as more than 100,000 cases in Shanghai saw its ...

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Orbán, Le Pen…the voters send a chilling message to the embattled center of Europe | will huton

JToday’s Brexit Tories will hate the comparison, but there are awkward parallels between their national agenda and the newly elected and avowed Hungarian apostle of democratic illiberalism, Viktor Orbán, the ultra-nationalist and anti-immigrant Frenchwoman Marine Le Pen and the Obscure Law and Justice of Poland. to party. All claim boastful nationalism and contempt for international law, all aim to create ...

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Elections in France show how the neoliberal left has crumbled

PS Let us first look at the bloc that could be described as authoritarian neoliberal. As you say, it’s a sociologically composite alliance, but that’s not surprising. Social blocks group together different classes; the strong homogeneity of the bourgeois bloc is an exception, not the rule. The key is to identify the variables that allow this alliance to hold. On ...

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Where are the twin towns of Cumbria and what is their history?

Twin towns are cities or towns in different countries that are twinned to foster human contact and cultural ties. Here in Cumbria we have a number of different towns and villages which have formed partnerships with settlements around the world. Twinning became popular in Britain after the Second World War, with the aim that creating links and exchanges between individual ...

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Delaware (DE) payday loans and personal payday loans online

Delaware (DE) payday loans and personal payday loans online Delaware (DE) payday loans and personal payday loans online 4 days ago Budget > payday loans > payday loans in delaware > payday loans in wilmington, de. Payday Advances in Wilmington, De. Get Payday Loans Register for generating a mortgage. Bad credit records are no longer ...

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China wins gold medal for virus handling: Xi Jinping

Shanghai faces a food crisis as lockdown orders persist. Now even billionaires are struggling to get what they need. At the same time, violence erupts in the city. We contacted the local police for more details and got unexpected answers. A Kansas professor has been found guilty of concealing ties to China while conducting research funded by the US government. ...

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Can taxes predict the winner of the UEFA Champions League?

Before competing in the UEFA Champions League, European football clubs also compete to attract the best players. After the “Bosman judgment” abolished the limit of foreign players allowed in a team, in 1995, the share of foreign players in European football clubs increased significantly. With the high degree of cross-border mobility in Europe, taxes become a very important factor as ...

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French brewers return beer to its feminine roots

When Vero and Vero started making beer, they thought they were part of a new trend of women asserting themselves in an industry traditionally dominated by men, only to discover that beer actually had ancient roots. feminine. “We were just two women who loved beer and wanted to do something on their own,” says Véro Lanceron, 44, co-founder of Y’a ...

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Brooklyn-based Chilean artist Ivan Navarro illuminates history using lights and mirrors

Ivan Navaro builds chairs that aren’t meant to sit on and doors that you can’t get through. Armed with fluorescent and neon lights and mirrors, he hijacks everyday objects or architectural installations like ladders, tables, gates, fences and water towers and imbues them with metaphorical meanings criticizing systems of power, authority and oversight. Made up of multicolored fluorescent tubes, his ...

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French foreign minister summons Russian ambassador over Bucha tweet

Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the rabid Russian nationalist lawmaker whose political rise in the early 1990s scared the West and underscored the fragility of democracy in the immediate post-Soviet era, has died. He was 75 years old. Russian State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin said Zhirinovsky died after a “long and serious illness”. Zhirinovsky had been in a Moscow hospital since early February ...

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Biden administration imposes new sanctions on Russian banking institutions and Putin’s daughters

The United States is taking further steps to increase economic pressure on Russia and President Vladimir Putin following horrific images of the Ukrainian town of Bucha, announcing new sanctions on Russian financial institutions, as well as certain people on Wednesday. , including Putin’s adult daughters and the wife and daughter of his foreign minister. “Today we are significantly compounding the ...

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The Catholic monasteries that invented our favorite cheeses

From Brie to Parmesan, many of the latest dairy innovations have been created by Catholic monks Imagine this. It’s a sleepy October afternoon in the 10th century in a monastery not too far from Paris, France. Two monks are testing different ways to ferment cow’s milk from the monastery’s cattle. After trial and error, they discovered that adding salt to ...

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Poitiers green city says “no” to the French Ville Fleurie competition

Poitiers has pulled out of the annual Ville Fleurie competition, saying it wants its open spaces to be planted with more sustainable vegetation – not flowers. Ville Fleurie, one of the most popular inter-municipal competitions in France, available since 1959 in different formats, awards stars, or rather flowers, to the most colorful municipalities. Factors such as the involvement of the ...

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France pushes for energy sanctions against Russia | National government and new policies

By SAMUEL PETREQUIN – Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday there was “total determination” by the 27 European Union countries for sanctions against Russia that could target oil and coal. on evidence that his troops deliberately killed Ukrainian civilians. Europe’s reliance on Russian oil, gas and coal means finding unanimity on energy ...

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Ken Burns shows the many contradictions of Benjamin Franklin

“Posterity will never forgive us“, lamented John Adams in the musical 1776 after the Second Continental Congress compromised to omit an anti-slavery passage from the Declaration of Independence. “What would posterity think that we were? Half god ? replied Benjamin Franklin. ” We are men. No more no less.” But for more than two centuries, Franklin and the Founders were ...

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3 sensational £27m clubs could feature for next season

Photo by Elif Ozturk Ozgoncu/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images William Saliba is a player that many Arsenal fans have discussed and argued over over the past three years, but the £27million signing in 2019 Saint-Etienne hasn’t even played a minute of football for the Gunners yet. Sent out on three different loan spells and spending time with the U-23s, Saliba’s ...

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Puppet show held in Chennai as part of Bonjour India Festival 2022 – The New Indian Express

Express press service Karna, Kanchana, Minoo, Chinna and a parakeet were the focus of everyone at Phoenix MarketCity on Friday night. As the puppets, carried by French performers on their backs, paraded around the vast arena, the audience studied their every move. Children cheered each time the massive creations said “hello”. One of the cheeky male puppets even handed out ...

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The French Rendez-Vous Festival kicks off with a bang

The fourth edition means a return to the public square after the disruptions caused by COVID-19 The fourth edition means a return to the public square after the disruptions caused by COVID-19 Giant puppets strutted along the seafront of the Promenade in a show that fused spectacle, street theatre, performance art and music to mark the start of the 2022 ...

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France’s Far-Right Shift – The New York Times

Fassin argues that in recent decades seemingly left-wing governments have taken up these battles and allied themselves with the right. Last fall, Macron’s education minister, Jean-Michel Blanquer, founded the Laboratoire de la République, a government-organized think tank intended to promote the ideals of secularism, proclaiming that “the veil in itself is not desirable in French society” and decrying “wokism” as ...

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As Adishakti turns 40, remembering Veenapani Chawla who saved speech theater and gave the body a full game

Adishakti Theater Arts, an institution of performing arts close Pondicherry, sits on a campus covered in trees, half of which bear neither flower nor fruit. When the group settled here in 1993, the artists financed their theatrical activities by growing and selling green beans, cucumbers, radishes and pumpkins. Three years later, as their art evolved, the performers no longer wanted ...

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The French Embassy calls for vigilance citing the risk of terrorism at Easter and during Ramadan » Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 2 – The French Embassy in Kenya has urged Kenyan citizens and foreign nationals in the country to be vigilant during the upcoming Easter and Ramadan holidays, citing an increased terrorist risk in the country. He further warned all those present in the country during this period to avoid gatherings which could be potential targets for terrorist ...

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Sarasota Opera’s 2022-23 season features ‘familiar and beloved’ works

SARASOTA, Florida — Sarasota Opera House says its 2022-23 season will feature works “both familiar and beloved,” as well as two operas the company has never performed, according to a press release. The fall 2022 season will feature “The Secret Marriage” by Domenico Cimarosa, as well as a Sarasota Youth Opera production, “The Secret World of Og” by Dean Burry. ...

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From the Archive | It concerns everyone: New Frame

This is a slightly edited excerpt, translated by Patrick Lyons, from “It concerns everyone” by Robert Linhart, the preface by Albano Cordeiro Why immigration in France: criticism of received ideas (Municipal Office of Migrants of Créteil, 1981), 5-14. This article contains racist language used against workers in factories in France. Capitalist organization divides and subdivides industrial labor into stations, ...

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