French Revolution

Inflation is Best Explained by This Underrated Economic Theory

Currently, the most underrated theory in economics is the so-called quantity theory of money. It’s long gone out of fashion, and even Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has said that a strong link between the price of silver and price hasn’t held for at least 40 years. . Nevertheless, on closer inspection, quantity theory does a reasonable job of explaining ...

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The controversial legacy of Queen Elizabeth

Yesterday, September 19, 2022, traffic came to a standstill, bagpipes and hushed drums roared dark notes in the air, the roads of Westminster Abbey, London, the gothic splendor of the Lady’s Chapel stripped of all objects moving except for the Royal Navy pulling the gun carriage with the Queen’s remains. Kings and queens from distant kingdoms were present, presidents, prime ...

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Watch CF Montreal at New England Revolution: Stream MLS Live – How to Watch & Stream Major and College League Sports

Gillette Stadium will host the weekend match between home side New England Revolution and visiting club CF Montreal on Saturday as part of the MLS regular season. In the most recent meeting between the two clubs, CF Montreal ended a six-game losing streak against the Revolution with a 4-0 loss at home on August 20. The dominant victory goals were ...

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Ivory Coast and Pope Francis • NYT takes on Church history

Every day, Aleteia offers a selection of articles written by the international press on the Church and the major issues that concern Catholics around the world. The opinions and views expressed in these articles are not those of the editors. Thursday, September 15, 2022~1. Ivory Coast: President Alassane Ouattara will meet Pope Francis on September 172. The history of the ...

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‘Knight’ Brings A Forgotten History To Life – Black Girl Nerds

I asked Stefani Robinson about Knight during an interview for his work on Atlanta. She was extremely excited. As she told me the story, my first thought was, “I hope this gives Black Amedee.“So you can imagine my delight when the opening scene of Robinson’s new film, Knightwas a match between Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the favorite of the royal ...

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Enough of this royal nonsense

CONGRATULATIONS to the editors of the Manila Times. It was the only broadsheet not to display such a colonial mentality that it headlined the September 10 death of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth 2 and pictures of her did not occupy most of the first page. The front pages of The Inquirer, Star, Bulletin were more British than those of the Daily ...

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What is the function of the king and where does his income come from?

This is one of the photos royalty released after Prince Enrique’s union with Meghan Markle.(Twitter/Kensington Palace) Why do kings, queens, monarchies exist in the 21st century, what is their political relevance? It was a political model that led to a process of expansionism and domination over other regions, especially in Europe, over Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa, and after ...

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Maybe it’s Omega by Dr. Anwar A. Abdullah

Maybe… it’s Omega… (I) While living the dilemma of global authority, rarely in recent history have there been such conflicting views on where our human walk is heading. The author of civilization and its written history is at a crossroads. And so was born the modern tragedy as Nietzsche said: “there is no party without cruelty”. Alas, while the art ...

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Our private empire: the United States

one of the great myths western politicians Rome Aterna, the idea that the city constituted a living model for centuries in Antiquity, thanks to two processes: that of its possible relocation and that of its constant renewal. In fact, Emperor Constantine, for military reasons, decided to move the capital of the empire to the east, and for this he ordered ...

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This patriotic tchotchke is ready to celebrate Labor Day

The first Labor Day was celebrated on September 5, 1882 in New York City with a parade of trade unionists, followed by a huge outdoor party with speeches and picnics. President Grover Cleveland enshrined the holiday into national law in 1884, and Labor Day parades have been held across the United States since then. And what’s a parade without flags ...

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Calls for a beer boycott as the war in Ukraine spills over into the Belgian beer sector

Leffe is owned by InBev Belgium, the European operating arm of global brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev. Marketed as an abbey beer, Leffe beer has not been brewed at the Abbaye de Leffe since the destruction of the abbey during the French Revolution. Instead, Leffe beer is mass-produced in the Stella Artois brewery industrial complex and is brewed around the world. ...

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What we’re watching: Thai PM suspended, US hits Iran in Syria, Macron woos Algeria

Thai prime minister in limbo Thailand’s highest court on Wednesday suspended Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha as he decides whether his term began when he seized power in a 2014 coup or when he was ‘elected’ five years later. If the court decides first, Prayuth would be removed from office for exceeding the constitutional limit of eight years in office. Such ...

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Is “Autocracy” America’s Mortal Enemy?, by Patrick Buchanan

In the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, President Joe Biden told the nation and the world, “We are once again engaged in a great battle for freedom. A battle between democracy and autocracy. During her trip to Taiwan, President Nancy Pelosi echoed Biden: “Today the world faces a choice between democracy and autocracy. America’s determination to preserve democracy here ...

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Morning Summary: August 21, 2022

India has set up a mechanism to resolve the ‘frictions’ at the Indochina border (Lieutenant-General Kalita) India has an established mechanism to resolve any international border “friction” with China in Arunachal Pradesh, Chief GOC, Eastern Command, Lt. Gen. Rana Pratap Kalita said on August 20, 2022. Asked about the past disputes between the two countries over the issue of the ...

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Les Miserables, Norwich Theater Royal: All you need to know

Published: 09:34 17 August 2022 The Les Miserables UK and Ireland tour was halted at Norwich Theater Royal due to the March 2020 pandemic, but will soon make a triumphant return. Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the next performance of the hit musical at the Norwich Theater Royal. What are the dates and times of the show? ...

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150th birthday of Sri Aurobindo: a spiritual icon who first conceived India as Vishwa Guru

As India celebrates the 75th anniversary of its independence, today also happens to be the 150th birthday of Sri Aurobindo, once a renowned revolutionary who later became a spiritual teacher. His life and teachings remain relevant to our turbulent times, and there is much to learn from the vast philosophical and political writings he left behind. Aurobindo was born in ...

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Johnny Depp is Louis XV in First Look at Jeanne du Barry

Pirates of the Caribbean Star Johnny Depp will play Louis XV in the actor’s first major acting gig since the conclusion of his $50million defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard. The actor is currently filming in France to shoot the film. A first look image, which was posted courtesy of Deadline, finds Depp sporting full regalia while wearing a ...

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Russia and China approach Africa as friends – Museveni

“What did you eat, Mr. Kasujja?” » These are the first words I hear from President Yoweri Museveni, smiling as he walks towards me through the garden of the State House in Kampala. I can’t say I’m surprised. The last time I met him, he exclaimed “who is this monster?” The time before, he asked me how many people I ...

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Revolution acquires a pair of players | Sports

FOXBORO — The New England Revolution has acquired midfielder Ismael Tajouri-Shradi from Los Angeles FC in exchange for $400,000 in 2023 General Allocation Money (GAM). LAFC would receive an additional $200,000 in GAM if Tajouri-Shradi is re-signed for the 2024 season. The 28-year-old Libyan forward will count as a national player on New England’s roster as he holds a US ...

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Lion Links: 8/4/22 – The Land of the Mane

How are you, Mane Landers? After a hectic month of July, I made the most of August. I haven’t done much beyond following Only murders in the building, but it’s nice to relax in the rest of the summer this way. The heat is always hard to deal with, so make sure you stay hydrated there. For now, let’s dive ...

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Nacon unveils the lineup for Gamescom 2022

WRC Generations (KT Racing): Scheduled for release on October 13, 2022 on PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, and later on PC and Nintendo Switch™, WRC Generations celebrates the arrival of a new generation of hybrid cars and the new the racing thrills they bring, plus an all-new Leagues mode that pits players against others of a similar level. WRC ...

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Salt, politics and the French Revolution

It’s no secret that food is political. Everyday products, including food, have the power to uproot, break and recreate societies. A particularly dramatic example of food disrupting the status quo concerns the role of salt in the French Revolution. French cuisine is deeply linked to notions of class, politics and society. The most famous quote from the French Revolution was, ...

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Editorial roundup: Alabama | Myrtle Beach Sun News

Dothan Eagle. July 25, 2022. Editorial: Let’s Eat Cake According to the story, peasants were starving during the French Revolution; Informed of this, the queen, Marie Antoinette, reportedly said casually, “Let them eat cake!” One school of thought suggests this is a long-standing mistranslation, but it’s likely never said such a thing. However, it suggests that cavalier disregard for the ...

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July 14 military parade honors Ukraine

France celebrates July 14, 2022 with a military parade French President Emmanuel Macron on July 14, 2022 explained how war has “reappeared on our continent” in a message shared with a video of the annual military parade in Paris on July 14, 2022. Credit: Emmanuel Macron via Storyful PARIS – The war in ukraine even shook July 14, a powerful ...

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The Incredible Truth Behind the Notre Dame Fire

In the early evening of Monday April 15, 2019, while a mass celebrating Holy Week was being held at Notre-Dame de Paris, a fire alarm went off in the cathedral’s security room. It was 6:17 p.m. The fire safety officer, who was working a double shift on his first day on the job, read the sign and radioed one of ...

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Fanaticism can increase at an alarming rate. But this is a very old problem.

Comment this story Comment Commenting on the protests outside the home of Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, a recent Wall Street Journal editorial claims we live by”fanatical time when political violence is all too possible. Referring to the events of January 6, 2021, Mark Meadows, President Donald Trump’s former chief of staff, called the rioters “a handful of fanatics”, ...

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HBO Max’s ‘The Rehearsal’ Is Surprisingly Deep

Repetition HBO Last weekend, we saw the start not of another successful superhero miniseries, but of something that could be described as the polar opposite of that. HBO Max took Nathan Fielder, star of Nathan For You, and gave him what looks like a blank check to do whatever he wants to do next. And this weird thing is Repetition. ...

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8 musical films told entirely in song (and without dialogue)

Musicals are a popular genre of film that features characters singing songs and performing dance numbers as they would be seen on a stage. Many popular musical films have, in fact, been adapted from plays like Mama Mia!, a musical film so popular it even earned itself a sequel. While the only real criteria for a film to be considered ...

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Norwich pays tribute to the figure of the American Revolution

Chaplin re-enactors Mary and Neil Muckenhoupt walk to the grave of Samuel Huntington on Thursday July 14, 2022 at Old Norwichtown Cemetery in Norwich. The Norwich Area Veterans Council held a Bastille Day wreath laying ceremony in honor of Huntington, who served as the first President of the United States under the Articles of Confederation during the American Revolution , ...

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What Sri Lanka can learn from India’s rise after the 1991 economic crisis

On July 14, 1789, an angry mob attacked the Bastille, the Paris state prison that had come to represent the dictatorial regime of the then monarchy. The event gave rise to one of Europe’s greatest revolutions, the French Revolution, which overthrew the monarchy by establishing a republic based on the ideas of “Liberté, égalite, fraternité” (freedom, equality and fraternity). More ...

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Institut Curie and Thales join forces to create a world-leading French industrial ecosystem in very high-energy electronic FLASH radiotherapy

Radiotherapy: the FLASH revolution Discovered in 2014 in the laboratories of the Institut Curie by the team led by Dr. Vincent Favaudon, the FLASH effect promises to be a real paradigm shift in radiotherapy. Since the medical benefits of radiotherapy have been demonstrated, therapeutic programs have had to be carried out in several sessions to limit the side effects of ...

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Let’s put an end once and for all to the ‘1812’ Overture

I applaud the decision certain American orchestras to remove Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” from their July 4 concert programs. This musical composition is a tribute to the military power of Tsarist Russia, in particular the Russian victory over Napoleon’s invasion Grand Army at the Battle of Borodino in September 1812. When Napoleon withdrew from Russia at the end of that year, ...

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Netflix is ​​co-funding Johnny Depp’s next movie

Netflix reportedly co-produces and plans to air Johnny Depp’s first movie after actor’s bitter defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard for describing himself as “a public figure representing domestic violence” in an editorial. Bloomberg reports that Netflix pays part of the bill for French actress / director Maiwenn Le Besco The Favoritea period film centered on the King of ...

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BASTILLE! will be featured at The Tank for a single live performance

The Tank and The Essential Services Project will present in person a live presentation of BASTILLE!, designed and performed by John Fisher Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. EDT for a single live performance. It will be presented as part of The Essential Services Project, which is restarting with three new shows at The Tank – until July 28! ...

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Algeria’s revolutionary history is tarnished by its regime

Algeria’s independence from France has been celebrated globally, but the 60th anniversary is likely to be overshadowed by decades of corruption, backdoor deals with the former colonizer and political repression by the regime, writes Abdelkader Cheref. Algeria declared its independence after signing the Evian Accords on March 18, 1962. [GETTY] On July 5, 2022, Algeria celebrates the 60th anniversary of ...

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Equality? Not in French refugee policy

Picture by falcon of Pixabay. On March 3, 2022, European Union interior ministers voted unanimously to approve a Temporary Protection Directive which, in addition to allowing Ukrainians to stay in member states for a period of one year renewable, will also facilitate and speed up the process of obtaining residence permits. , housing and assistance for children entering the French ...

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PM Modi lavishes UP’s ODOP gifts on G7 leaders | Latest India News

The Gulabi Meenakari brooch, cufflink, black pottery, platinum hand-painted tea set and Zari Zardozi box were among the few specialty items Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered to the Group of Seven leaders during his two-day visit to Germany. Prime Minister Modi was the world’s top leader holding the country’s highest office during the G7 summit and gave special gifts to ...

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FLQ – The frontline quiz!

1. Utah or Newell ______ is a 3D test model that has become a joke within the computer graphics community. Using this object is considered the 3D equivalent of a “Hello, World!” program, a way to create an easy landscape where the object provides the basic geometry for a scene with lighting. The shape has a number of elements that ...

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I mourn this day Roe v. Wade was canceled

Regarding “Supreme Court strikes down Roe v. Wade, ending constitutional protection of abortion rights” (June 24): I started this morning by picking up my newspaper and sitting on the seesaw for a while. my porch. I soaked up the beauty like my husband used to do. The Herrick House is in the making. Just a little house with a million ...

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Marvel’s Fan-Made Spider-Verse Hero Returns in His Own New Story

The winner of Marvel’s fan-made Spidersona contest, the Amazing Sun-Spider, will return in an all-new Spider-Verse adventure. Warning! Spoilers for Edge of Spider-Verse #4 (of 5) by Marvel Comics A fan made spider worms hero returns as amazing solar spider will reappear in his own story in an all-new Marvel Comics adventure. In Marvel’s September solicitations, more details were provided ...

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Prof. Matthew Pearson ordained a priest – Madison Catholic Herald

Bishop Donald J. Hying of Madison lays hands on the P. Matthew Pearson during the ordination mass May 27 at St. Maria Goretti Church in Madison. (Catholic Herald photo/Kevin Wondrash) MADISON— As early evening sunlight shone into St. Maria Goretti Church in Madison on May 27, the Diocese of Madison was honored with its latest blessing – a new priest. ...

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Castlevania Nocturne introduces a new generation of vampire hunters

Netflix Geeked Week presented the next season of the animated series Castlevania: Castlevania Nocturne, now featuring a new Belmont. No, there will be no Castlevania Season 5 for the anime series. But Netflix Geeked Week didn’t end without having anything on the Castlevania franchise. Instead, we’re getting a new series called Castlevania Nocturne – starring Richter Belmont, a descendant of ...

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‘Born in Blackness’ is an engrossing and unforgettable read

Placeholder while loading article actions Let me start with the takeaways: “Born in Darkness: Africa, Africans, and the Making of the Modern World, 1471 to World War IIis a tour de force, so much so that it is almost impossible to talk about it without falling into hyperbole. At the beginning of the book, author Howard W. French tells the ...

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To be fair, we need more equality

By Jonathan Power Plato, the great scholar of ancient Greece, said that the differences between rich and poor should not exceed a ratio of one to four. In the 18th century, the influential writer Jean-Jacques Rousseau, who gave birth to the notion of “social contract”, argued that the invention of private property and excessive accumulation were at the origin of ...

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Where is the best place to go for a picnic in Greater Boston?

Tell us What do you bring and what makes the day fun for you? A picnic at Maudslay State Park, complete with homemade goat cheese, cherry tomatoes, strawberries, cheese and bread. Globe Staff/Mark Lorenz International Picnic Day is approaching and families and friends may gather to eat outside on June 18. And why not ? Dining in a beautiful park ...

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Vienna Congress Redux: how the OSCE can foster peace in Ukraine

The path to a diplomatic resolution of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine remains unclear and, at this stage of the fighting, there is not yet a definitive picture of the borders on which the fighting could end. At this point, it is at least clear that Russia will not turn Ukraine into a puppet state. Beyond that, however, the chances of ...

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The “leave me alone” coalition

I never really liked the whole left-right political construct. A cadre of who sat to the left or right of the King of France during the French Revolution seems meaningless in our current political climate. A question at the time was whether or not the king should have an absolute veto over the will of the people (through his parliament). ...

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The Revolution may be losing Adam Buksa

BOSTON — The days of Adam Buksa putting heads home for the New England Revolution may be over. Buksa has been New England’s best player this season, but he may have already played his last game for the club. Buksa is reportedly set to leave New England for French soccer club Racing Club de Lens. The Revs are on international ...

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La Rose de Versailles Manga will hold its 50th anniversary exhibition in Tokyo this fall

It is confirmed today that Exhibition of the 50th anniversary of the Rose of Versailles – The Rose of Versailles forever –a special event exhibition to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Riyoko Ikeda’s historical romantic manga in the 1970s, The Rose of Versailleswill be held at TOKYO CITY VIEW (Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 52nd Floor) from September 17 to November ...

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In memory of Rammohan Roy on the occasion of his 250th birthday on May 22

In memory of Rammohan Roy on the occasion of his 250th birthday on May 22 Dipankar Bhattacharya As India celebrates the 250th anniversary of the birth of Rammohan Roy, one of modern India’s earliest and greatest activists, on May 22, 2022, we are faced with one of the cruel ironies of the story. The ruling regime is pushing 21st century ...

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The creation of Israel and the partition of Palestine were a terrible mistake – Middle East Monitor

We understand why, on November 29, 1947, the United Nations (UN) adopted resolution 181, partitioning Palestine and creating a Jewish state. In the wake of the Holocaust, there was a widespread feeling that there should be some form of reward for Jews, even if it came at the expense of those who had nothing to do with the Holocaust. Almost ...

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Talks underway for Adam Buksa as New England Revolution expect transfer offers soon

Poland qualified for the World Cup this fall and Buksa should be on their list. Buksa arrived in New England as a 2020 $4 million Designated Player from Ekstraklasa side Pogoń Szczecin. After a breakout season of 16g/4y in 31 appearances (21 starts) in the 2021 Supporters Shield winning campaign, reports have emerged that Buksa has been a target for ...

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AT&T Discovery District adds new restaurants with serious chef power – Showcase Food Hall in downtown Dallas gets a makeover

AT&T Discovery District adds two new restaurants with real chef appeal to The Exchange dining room. If the mere mention of names like Caroline Perini, Miley Holmes and Joshua Harmon awakens your foodie antenna, you’re in good company. Easy Slider’s cult burgers and Birdie’s delicious Korean Fried Chicken creations will add a major food powerhouse to this downtown Dallas neighborhood. ...

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An instructive biography of Alexis De Tocqueville, whose analysis of freedom, equality and democracy remained influential for nearly 200 years | Books and authors

“The Man Who Understood Democracy: The Life of Alexis De Tocqueville” by Olivier Zunz; Princeton University Press (456 pages, $35) Commissioned by the French government to study prisons in the United States, Alexis De Tocqueville, a young aristocrat, allied neither to the monarchists nor to the radicals, returned home in 1832 determined to advance an idea “which obsesses me: the ...

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The greatest watchmaker of all came from France

Watches TG looks back on the achievements of Abraham-Louis Breguet Enable Javascript to view all available images. Quiz question: which country produced the largest watchmaker in the world? No, not Switzerland, France – a gentleman by the name of Abraham-Louis Breguet. His diverse client list spanned high society from Marie-Antoinette to Napoleon, and Breguet was made a member of the ...

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Moving forward

Stop criticizing the Constitutional Convention and the government, which is just beginning, says a lot, and they may be right. By Margarita Labarca Goddard Remember that when Michelle Bachelet was president of this country, she said that for the good of Chile, everyone must “be convinced and push together”. And very similar sentences, but with identical consequences, are the following ...

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What everyone should know about preventing ethnic violence: the case of Bosnia

The infamous painting by Eugène Delacroix “Liberty Leading the People” reminds the world of the July Revolution of 1830 which overthrew King Charles X of France. The lady in the center of the painting with the French tricolor always symbolizes the concept of freedom and reminds the whole world of the revolutions and the sacrifices made for freedom. France indeed ...

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India’s dharmic democracy has ancient roots

The Ukraine crisis has fractured the world into separate blocs. On the one hand, we have autocrats who run their countries with total control over the state, the economy and the media. On the other side, we have democratic nations that guarantee liberty and liberty to their people. During the Ukrainian conflict, India struck a balance between these two blocs ...

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What Arno does after Assassin’s Creed Unity

With 12 main entries and over 15 spin-off games, it’s only natural that all Assassin’s Creed the games were met with the same level of critical acclaim. Over the years, the general reception of each Assassin’s Creed the starter varied enough. While the series has rarely dropped below 70 on Metacritic, there are a few entries that are considered a ...

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Theater Review: ‘The Revolutionists’ by Prologue Theater at the Atlas Performing Arts Center

Danielle Gallo, Anna DiGiovanni, Arika Thames and Fabiolla Da Silva in the Prologue Theater production of ‘The Revolutionists’. Photo by DJ Corey Photography. Lauren Gunderson has made a name for herself – and has become the country’s most produced living playwright in each of the past two years – with a series of works that include wordy and funny feminist ...

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Art and nature meet at the Artosphere festival

Elsewhere in entertainment, events and the arts: MUSIC: Artosphere festival the Artosphere: Arkansas Arts + Nature Festival returns, full throttle, to northwest Arkansas with outdoor performances, orchestral concerts and chamber music performances, starting with a show by Trout Fishing in America, at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road, Fayetteville. Admission is by ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Historical accuracy is important in video games. here’s why

This article originally appeared on VICE Netherlands. In April 2019, the world was shocked when Notre Dame was engulfed in flames. Extensive damage to such an important landmark was difficult for the city, and reconstruction efforts began as soon as the structure was stable, with potential design partners emerging in the more unconventional places. For example, fans of a long-running ...

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Review of the book “After the Romanovs” by Helen Rappaport

At that time, the writing was already on the wall for Russian exiles who chose to read it. Despite their hopes, dreams and expectations of returning home, the new “blood red” regime, as they dubbed it, showed no signs of imminent collapse. Of the 50,000 displaced Russians who eventually settled in the French capital, only a handful will ever see ...

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How long are we conscious after death?

The first time I got past the horror of the concept of death and wondered what the experience of death might be like, I was around 15 years old. I had just discovered the horrible aspects of the French Revolution and how the heads were carefully cut from the body by a guillotine. The words I remember to this day ...

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Beyond the Reading List | University

“I also now see reading for relaxation as my own little way of rebelling against a culture that I believe values ​​conformity and money above all else” I remember the very first sleepless night I shot with remarkable clarity. Unlike most sleepless nights since, this involved no deadlines and large amounts of backlogged work. On the contrary, I was pretty ...

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Food protests in Iraq over soaring prices echo early stages of Arab Spring

Iraq has been see protesters take to the streets as food prices soar due to the war in Ukraine. About 500 people protested days ago in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah as the price of flour suddenly rose by almost a third. With food-related protests subsequently unfolding in Albania and Sri Lanka, the ripple effects of the war are ...

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Interview with LAHS senior Sam Wolfsberg who plays Jean Valjean in Les Miserables

Sam Wolfsberg senior in rehearsal as Jean Valjean in the LAHS production Olions of Les Miserables. Tickets are available at LAHSOlions.org. Courtesy picture LAHS News: The Los Alamos High School Olions perform Les Miserables this month at the Duane Smith Auditorium. Senior Sam Wolfsberg, who played in several Olions productions over the years, was chosen for the role of Jean ...

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There is something shocking in the beauty and symmetry of the barricades of The French Dispatch (2021). While a visual spectacle for fans of the author, Wes Anderson’s polished aesthetic and whimsical film style trivializes the radicalism and social impact of the historic May 68 protests. This incongruity between subject matter and cinematography undermines the significance of the student protest ...

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Guest Comment: Zero Tolerance for Sedition | News, Sports, Jobs

Matt Gaetz (Florida-R) said the Second Amendment “is not about hunting, recreation, or sport.” Its true purpose: “The Second Amendment to the constitution is to maintain the ability of citizens to maintain armed rebellion against the government if necessary.” Because few Utahns share his delusion, it is worth considering some historical facts. The leaders of this ...

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A rally took place yesterday in support of Anasse Kazib, the railway worker and revolutionary candidate for the presidency of France who was summoned by the police for organizing a rally against direct threats from right-wing extremists. Famous French actress Adèle Haenel, star of Portrait of a Lady on Fire and other films, wanted to be there but couldn’t. Instead, ...

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Sam Wolfsberg to Play Jean Valjean in LAHS Olions Production of Les Miserables – Los Alamos Reporter

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Eat God? A History of the Eucharist and an Overview of Roman Catholicism, Evangelical Focus

At first glance, it looks like a cannibalistic gesture, even if it is addressed to God and not to a human being. Yet it is the quintessence of Roman Catholicism. We speak of “eating God,” an act that is central to the Roman Catholic understanding of the Eucharist. Can Roman Catholicism really be considered the religion of “eating God”? Matteo ...

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Explanation-Which European banks are exposed to Russia?

By Valentina Za MILAN (Reuters) – The intensification of financial sanctions against Russia following its invasion of Ukraine has thrown European lenders into turmoil. The European branch of Sberbank, Russia’s biggest lender, is at risk of bankruptcy, the European Central Bank (ECB) warned on Monday, after a run on its deposits sparked by the backlash of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. ...

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Crypto, Soros, and the global drive to fund a revolution

EVERY weekend in Singapore, the Burmese diaspora gathers at Peninsula Plaza for news – and a taste – of home. Customers flock to a pop-up food stall adorned with a life-size image of Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi, where volunteers sell homemade delicacies such as tea leaf salad and Mohinga soup rice noodles and fish. Booth owner May ...

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Published February 25, 2022 “Our country, Nigeria, needs more rebels. Those who will face it and say it’s not good, it’s not good for Nigeria. –Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo (The punchFebruary 20, 2022) The opening quote from a speech given last Saturday by General Olusegun Obasanjo (retired), a former head of state, highlights the constructive dimensions of rebels ...

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Review: Staged concert ‘The Chevalier’ shines a light on an unjustly forgotten black genius

Joseph Bologna was a singular figure in the annals of music. Born in 1745 to a French plantation owner and slave mother in the Caribbean island colony of Guadeloupe and educated in Paris, Bologna defied vicious racism to become one of the world’s most celebrated composers and violin virtuosos. of his time. Yet even many people deeply rooted in classical ...

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Published on: 02/21/2022 – 11:20 Tehran (AFP) – An Iranian F-5 fighter jet crashed into a school compound in the northwest city of Tabriz on Monday, killing two crew members and a bystander, authorities said. “Fortunately, the school has been closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic,” local official Mohammad-Bagher Honarvar told state television. The plane was on a training mission ...

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In a recent speech, Deputy Speaker of Congress Rahul Gandhi said that India is not a nation, but a union of states. In saying this, he also referred to the Indian Constitution. Regarding the constitution, it describes India as a union of states. But to say that India is not a nation goes against the spirit of the constitution and ...

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Employees regularly receive alerts about job fairs and services that help craft winning resumes, so much so that union representatives are accusing management of harassment. “It’s not a good way to motivate people to work hard for the company,” said Christine Virassamy, a CFDT union representative. “We asked them to let go.” The unusual effort shows just how eager CEO ...

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They were broths, broths, and consommés, fashioned by cooks in Paris in the mid to late 1700s. Their purpose was to “restore,” the French meaning “restore.” They were restorative, uplifting, easy to digest but fortifying. Cooks who called themselves “restaurateurs” served individual portions of hot liquids to customers seated at small, unadorned tables. The edition of March 9, 1767 of ...

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10 Diane Kruger Projects Everyone Should Watch

Diane Kruger professionally trained as a ballet dancer at the Royal Ballet School in London, but due to a knee injury her ballet career was cut short. Soon after, she started modeling in Paris. Although her time as a model was short-lived, she booked commercials and runway shows for top fashion designers – Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, ...

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Today in History | 100 years ago

Associated press Today is Tuesday, January 21, the 21st day of 2020. There are 345 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in the story: On January 21, 1861, Jefferson Davis of Mississippi and four other Southerners whose states had seceded from the Union resigned from the United States Senate. In 1793, during the French Revolution, King Louis XVI, condemned ...

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Roz Kaveney is a wonderfully talented writer, poet and critic and a tireless campaigner. She has written insightful critical works on a wide range of popular cultures, buffy the vampire slayer at Pinch/Tuck. She has written reviews and reviews for The Guardian and The Independent newspapers. Her first collection of poetry dialectic of the flesh (2012) was shortlisted for the ...

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In France, anti-vax fury, politics makes public service risky | News, Sports, Jobs

FILE – Protesters march during a demonstration to denounce a COVID-19 health pass needed to access the restaurant, long-distance trains and other venues. in Marseille, southern France, on Saturday August 14, 2021. The preparation for the April elections comes amid rising violence targeting elected officials in France, with public office holders targeted for their politics and by opponents of COVID-19 ...

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Draft vs Commitment – Pine Bluffs Post

Since the dawn of history, there has been some form of army across the world. At first it was a “right of passage to become a soldier”, whether you “enlisted” or were taken from your home camp or village and found yourself serving a ruler, king or a country. “Conscription is the compulsory enlistment in a country’s armed forces, and ...

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Today in History January 10 Highlights of Today in History: Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense; London Underground opens; The Beatles’ first US album hits store shelves; Birth of Rod Stewart. (January 10) PA Then there’s Thomas Paine – the founding father they don’t talk about. He’s not on Mount Rushmore. He’s not in the musical “Hamilton.” But of all the ...

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Saint Irenaeus, the “Doctor of Unity”, helps us to breathe as Christians with both lungs

A few years ago, when I was a priest student in Rome, a classmate and I decided to take a few days away from the Eternal City. We chose to go to France and visit some of the holy places in that country. While we weren’t expecting to go through Lyon, our route inadvertently took us through the ancient city. ...

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French group Permanent Revolution blocks fight against Macron’s mass infection policy

As teachers and students rally in the United States, France, Italy, Greece and beyond against official pandemic protocols, the Permanent Revolution a group linked to the Pabloite New Anti-Capitalist Party (NPA) is working to block a fight to stop mass infections in schools. A chasm of class separates it from the call by the Socialist Equality Party (PES) to create ...

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The National Opera of Greece has announced the revival of the production of “Andrea Chénier” by Umberto Giordano and Luigi Illica. The opera will take place from January 29 to February 29. 13 in the Stavros Niarchos room. The title role will be shared by tenors Marcelo Puente and Marcelo Álvarez, while sopranos Cellia Costea and Eva-Maria Westbroek will play ...

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Through Denis Lennox, CP Contributor | Sunday, January 16, 2022 The tomb of the Marquis de Lafayette in the Picpus cemetery in Paris. | Denis Lennox Largely overlooked in Paris, a city full of monuments and other sites popular with tourists, is the tomb of the Marquis de Lafayette. Not only did Marie Joseph Yves Roches Gilbert du Motier serve ...

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One of the challenges facing contemporary activism is the rejection of ‘human rights’ as ‘Western’, with no roots in Indian culture. To some extent, activists themselves have given ground in culture and religion, even as they seek to uphold humanist values, justice and rights using the language of the Constitution. As historian Ramachandra Guha notes in an EPW article, this ...

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The 10 biggest and most visited music concerts of all time

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Press play to listen to this article How did Jesus associate with the right? He was a son of refugees who stood up for the poor and urged his followers not to throw the first stone. But when it comes to the ballot box, Jesus has become the political property of die-hard conservatives and anti-migration populists less inclined to turn ...

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Hello comrade Emilie in Paris Fans! Or should I say “hello?” “ In December, Netflix is ​​giving us all the gift of a second season with beloved American influencer and marketing queen Emily Cooper (Lily Collins). We first met Miss Cooper when Emilie in Paris premiered on Netflix last year. The character and the series quickly became a major hit ...

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France’s pro-Nazi Vichy regime still has supporters

JW The initial post-war period was marked by various arguments that built the role of resistance. The textbooks spoke of the fact that the French were resistance fighters rather than collaborators. An argument developed that Vichy played the role of a shield while De Gaulle and the resistance played the role of the sword: in other words, there was a ...

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Music Of The Baroque announces winter / spring 2022 concerts

Music of the Baroque continues its 2021-2022 season with five glorious February-May 2022 concert programs: February 18-20“Le Chevalier”, written and directed by Bill Barclay with original music by Joseph Bologne and others; featuring baroque music conducted by Dame Jane Glover – Premiere in Chicago; presented in partnership with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA), the North Shore Center for the ...

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