Twentieth Century

The world needs popular mobilizations to fight against the inequalities induced by the pandemic

Oxfam published two reports on inequality on January 17 this measureand the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The evidence available around the world shows that the gap between rich and poor has widened. Oxfam Also published “Inequality Kills, India Supplement 2022”. He finds that bboth the number of billionaires …

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Fifty years later, Bangalore’s green belt

Fifty years ago, the burgeoning metropolis of Bangalore, soon dubbed the “Silicon Valley of India,” had a plan that seemed simple on paper. Based on a century-old British concept of town planning, they would preserve a ‘green belt’ of land to encircle the urban centre, zoned only for fields, forests …

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Top 5 Korean Movies Coming to Netflix in 2022

With the popularity of Korean dramas and movies at an all-time high, Netflix is ​​looking to cash in by doubling down on its offering of Korean content on the platform. The streaming giant invested over half a billion dollars in Korean content in 2021, and that number has only increased …

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By virtue of convenience, we are guilty of gross negligence

Zeenath Khan This morning, national news channels were ablaze with footage of the fire that engulfed the Secunderabad Club. During the night, a fire caused by a short circuit destroyed most of the main building of the Club. Mid-morning, a series of apocalyptic images flooded my phone. Against the backdrop …

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It’s time to welcome back America’s military and foreign policy hawks

OPINION: Last week, US and NATO officials met with Russian officials about the country’s threat to Ukraine. There should be no negotiation. Russia has good reason to doubt that America will execute an offensive strategy. It is a perennially uncomfortable topic for Democrats that the United States must pursue aggressively …

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The Invisible Adivasis of Jamshedpur

In his short story Where is Gopal?, published on January 1 in Salon, author Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar writes about the life of two factory workers Adivasi, Purnima and Gopal, who come from the Sandalwood villages surrounding Jamshedpur in Jharkhand and work in one of the industrial townships on the outskirts …

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The remarkable life of Lady Rhondda

[ad_1] // = do_shortcode (‘[in-content-square]’)?> Margaret Haig Thomas (1883-1958) by Alice Mary Burton (1893-1968) Parliamentary Art Collection Next week BBC Radio 4 shines the spotlight on Welsh suffragist Margaret Haig Thomas, better known as Lady Rhondda, appointed by former Supreme Court President Lady Hale for the Great Lives program. Lady …

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Spring 2022 Theater in Central Georgia preview: musical, playlist

[ad_1] MACON, Georgia – 2022 has just started, but the 2021-2022 theater season in Central Georgia is still going on. Here is a list of all the plays and musicals happening in several theaters in Central Georgia this year. This play is based on a spy detective novel that was …

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These are Betty White’s best performances

[ad_1] Five-time Emmy winner and at the forefront of female-led television, Betty Blanche lit up screens for over seventy-five years with his satirical wit and charm. Having played in countless roles in television, film, radio, White has made a name for himself in his outstanding and everlasting career. White is …

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The Vibal Foundation celebrates Filipino art with The Art of Window, Display, and Design

[ad_1] Vibal Foundation (VFI) has released the latest addition to its growing Fifty Shades of Philippine Art series: Window Art, Display and Design, written by Chito Vijandre and Ricky Toledo. The book was launched during VFI’s virtual event, which honors its matriarch, Esther Vibal. Richly complemented by more than 500 …

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After the pandemic, back in the void? – Lake County Record-Bee

[ad_1] How should American society evolve in 2022? Full steam ahead, American style, text-and-spend, gorge and dandle, everything revolves around me and my friends, as usual? This is what I hear from A-listers these days. Back to normal, baby! Newsflash. Normal hasn’t been so rewarding in the last ten or …

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Joan Didion rejects the fictions of American politics

[ad_1] I came to Joan Didion backwards, starting with the ironic and savage essays of Political fictions, and only later by returning through his work. It started in 2001. I was in college. It’s hard to remember now the terrifying political unanimity of that moment, how the deep popular cynicism …

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France: Brigitte Macron, the new victim of hoaxes | International

[ad_1] “No, Brigitte Macron is not a man.” The headline of a French national newspaper aptly sums up the latest dilemma of the French presidential campaign and the almost Trumpist connotations it takes: a rumor that the French first lady was born male, emerged from small groups conspiracy linked to …

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Donald Caspar (1927-2021)

[ad_1] Credit: AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection Donald Caspar defined the rules that govern the self-assembly of simple viruses. This laid the groundwork for a new way of thinking about the molecular systems that regulate and drive all living cells. These rules have made it possible to …

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Review: A Journey Under Jerusalem |

[ad_1] “Under Jerusalem: The Buried History of the World’s Most Contested City” by Andrew Lawler, Doubleday, 426 pages, $ 32.50. Jerusalem is considered a holy city by Christians, Jews and Muslims. Millions of pilgrims visit the city each year to see the areas described in the Bible, Torah and Quran …

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DIY workshops at Fisk Avenue in Waukesha

[ad_1] If you love handmade furniture, you’ll love what the team at Fisk Avenue builds Brian is in Waukesha checking out specialty furniture designed to last a lifetime. For the owner of Fisk Avenue, building handmade furniture began with a farm table for his home. Four years later, they have …

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Former main exhibition explores ‘time and empathy’ in photography by Geleve Grice, reception January 27

[ad_1] Geleve Grice (born in 1922) Self-portrait, Pine Bluff ca. 1970. Geleve Grice Papers | Special Collections – University of Arkansas Libraries courtesy of Jim Blair. Located in the heart of the Fayetteville campus of the University of Arkansas, Old Main has long been home to many and varied departments, …

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David Hockney Lithos goes up for auction at Sarasota Estate

[ad_1] SARASOTA, FLA. – Andrew Ford, auctioneer and owner of Sarasota Estate Auction, formatted his December 11-12 sale into two sessions, each with their own unique personality. The first session on December 11 offered a plethora of paintings, prints, modern and contemporary sculptures by predominantly 20th-century artists, and Mid-Century style …

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A pair of Schenectady properties could soon be added to national and national registers – The Daily Gazette

[ad_1] SCHENECTADY – Two city properties dating from the early 1900s may soon be included in the state and federal registers of historic places. Last week, the state’s Board of Historic Preservation recommended adding 21 properties across New York state to the state and national registers of historic places. Nominations …

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‘West Side Story’ cast opens in new HBCU Buzz panel

[ad_1] See West Side Story from December 10, 2021 With its release in December, Steven Speilberg’s adaptation of West Side Story is perhaps the most anticipated musical of the year! Follow lovebirds Tony and Maria through the classic story as they fall in love despite being caught in the midst …

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Met to remove Sackler’s name from galleries

[ad_1] The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and the Sackler family jointly announced today that the Met will be removing the Sackler name from the seven exhibition spaces that bear it. Perhaps the most notable of these is the 1978 glass-and-steel Sackler Wing, which houses the Egyptian …

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Smile and the world smiles back

[ad_1] If you smile at someone, they tend to smile back at you. If you go out of your way to help someone, that person in turn might help another and so on. You can train yourself to be more positive in small ways that quickly add up to becoming …

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Did Eric Kandel rest on his laurels? No

[ad_1] Eric Kandel at a ceremony in Vienna in November 2019.Credit: APA-PictureDesk GmbH / Shutterstock There is life after the Nobel Prize Eric Kandel Columbia Univ. Press (2021) In 1996, Denise Kandel warned her husband that if he won the Nobel Prize for his pioneering work on memory, it should …

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Iran won’t break along ethnic lines like Ethiopia

[ad_1] Ethiopia is facing an existential crisis. Just over a year ago, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed sparked a war against the northern Tigray state when, angered by the local government’s refusal to delay the elections, he sent the army. He believed it would be fun and, indeed, he quickly captured …

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its client protection law will not stop the registration of complaints or prevent abuse in the financial sector – CVBJ

[ad_1] VCTOR MARTNEZ Updated Friday, December 3, 2021 – 1:50 AM They report that seven in ten consumers abandon their complaint without a complete solution. The Minister of Consumer Affairs, Alberto Garzn, appears after the celebration of a Council of Ministers. Consumer associations rebel against the Minister of Consumer Affairs, …

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Rosseti Public Joint Stock: the Group participated in the third Russian-Chinese Energy Business Forum

[ad_1] 29.11.2021 The delegation was led by Andrey Ryumin, Managing Director of PJSC Rosseti. Key issues of Russia-China cooperation in the energy sector were discussed in the forum. During the teleconference, during which intelligent control systems were discussed, it was noted that in the context of the transition to carbon …

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Tourists packed Moab last week as pandemic travelers filled the West

[ad_1] Moab on a mid-fall weekday evening was full. All motels, RV parks and tent sites had “no vacancy” notices. Every food supplier, from Denny’s to local and organic artisans, had limited hours and menus due to understaffing or food shortages. At the southern tip of Utah, things got worse. …

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Small Business Saturday Focuses On Small Business Purchases

[ad_1] A three-generation business, the Swarthmore Flower & Gift Shop had its doors open and was full of festive vibes with plenty of holiday items for sale as it joined thousands of businesses across the country participating in Small Business Saturday . Small Business Saturday was launched by American Express …

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Faith: Joseph the Dreamer | Community

[ad_1] Dreams in the Bible come in two basic forms; the first is a direct message from God or the angels of God. Genesis has many, including God’s promise to Abraham that he will have an heir (Gen. 15) and God’s promise to Jacob that his descendants will never be …

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Guadalajara design festival Salón Cosa shines the spotlight on Mexican creative talent

[ad_1] Leer in spanish Guadalajara’s culture has always shaped its great masters and artistic movements without the need to seek fame outside of Jalisco or emulate Mexico City’s art scene. During the twentieth century a close-knit design community established the Jalisciense the reputation of the capital as a national and …

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Elon Musk and the dangers of another stock market bubble

[ad_1] In the summer of 1998, I called Paul Samuelson, the dean of the 20th century American economy, and asked him what he thought of the American stock market, which had already risen sharply in what has become by the following the Internet bubble. “I define a bubble as a …

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Dezeen 15 week three highlights include Neri Oxman revealing details of his new “Bell Labs of the 21st Century”

[ad_1] The final week of the Dezeen 15 digital festival saw former MIT professor Neri Oxman unveil details of her new Manhattan studio, while Aric Chen called for the manifestos to be killed. Throughout the festival, a total of 15 creatives presented ideas on how to change the world over …

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20th Century Mughal – Boulder Weekly

[ad_1] Scott Eyman has been collecting strings for 50 years. The author of over a dozen books on Hollywood history has a vast collection of research and interviews, not to mention connections to the right people. So when it came time for Eyman to write his book on the pandemic, …

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How has technology changed the way we communicate?

[ad_1] When we discuss how technology has changed the way we communicate with each other, to understand all the changes brought about by technological advancements, we need to go back in time and examine the history of communication. The history of the most primitive forms of communication dates back to …

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The currency bonfire? by Benjamin J. Cohen

[ad_1] Two recent books by renowned economists have paved the way for today’s great debate about the future of money in the digital age. In particular, public and private funds enter into a sustained rivalry, with far-reaching implications for markets and politics. SANTA BARBARA – Ready or not, the financial …

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Art playlist: “Fantastic and medieval past”

[ad_1] A new Delaware Art Museum exhibit traces themes of medieval fantasy through American illustrator and author Howard Pyle and young adult literature. Fantastic and medieval past was designed by University of Delaware instructor Emily Shartrand and in this week’s arts playlist, she joins Kelli Steele of Delaware Public Media …

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‘Ripples of Change’ monument in Seneca Falls, NY, shares ignored stories of the suffrage movement

[ad_1] Jane DeDecker’s “Ripples of Change” monument, bronze, 2021. Seneca Falls, New York. Michelle Schenandoah, Rematriation Magazine & Media The Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls hosted the first convention on women’s rights in the United States in 1848. Twenty years later, the 14th Amendment was ratified, extending the equal protection …

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Faces of the working class

Faces of the working class

The Light of Roses Gallery in Montreuil exhibits an exceptional collection of photographs brought together by the duo at the head of the place. Marion and Philippe Jacquier have collected over the past fifteen years touching images that show the common people working in factories at the dawn of the …

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Performa 2021 – Brooklyn Rail

[ad_1] Since the first Performa Biennale in 2005, New York City has always been the star of the show. We have devoted all of our efforts to commissioning and supporting artists to create striking new works for the new century, and to collaborate with curators in cultural venues across Manhattan, …

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The cold war was my life

[ad_1] It is imminent. My Global History of the Cold War 1945-1991 will be released from Palgrave Macmillan later this month. As with any book, it’s a pleasure to see it actually printed, but I have particular reasons to salute the culmination of this particular project. Here I follow up …

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Football in American Art: 1933-The Present

[ad_1] Like many team sports in Western Europe and North America, American football first emerged as a game for young, upper-class white men. Professional football dates back to 1892, when the first college players began to receive financial compensation for playing. Despite its relative rarity in the art world compared …

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Ceylan Graphite succeeds in producing high performance

[ad_1] Out Performs Leading Commercial Producers: Average initial capacity of 435 mAh / g – Average reversible capacity of 382 mAh / g VANCOUVER, British Columbia, September 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Ceylan Graphite Corp. (“Ceylon Graphite”) (TSX-V: CYL) (OTC: CYLYF) (FSE: CCY) is pleased to announce that it has …

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Stirrer Pot – AllOnGeorgia

[ad_1] The pot shaker idiom appeared in the mid-twentieth century. While I can’t find any evidence that he’s from the south, it certainly looks like this. A pot shaker is someone who adds drama, stress, or confusion to every situation. They stir the pot whenever they have the chance. You’ve …

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PM Modi calls for UN reforms

[ad_1] new York [US], September 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged on Friday (local time) the United Nations to improve their efficiency and increase their reliability in order to be relevant, thus reiterating the implementation of reforms within the United Nations , started in 1945, after the end of …

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MAKE A RENDEVOUS IN BANGKOK: World Premiere this Sunday

[ad_1] Thomas Merton (1915-1968) was the most influential American Catholic author of the twentieth century. His autobiography, Tthe seven story mountain, sold over a million copies and translated into more than fifteen languages. This fascinating monk is the subject of a new play by Philadelphia writers Thom Nickels and Sabina …

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History, importance and interesting facts

[ad_1] With its thick gray skin and the horn clearly visible on its muzzle, almost every child in the world should be able to recognize this magnificent creature – the rhino. However, it is critically endangered in the wild and is on the verge of extinction if nothing is done …

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Ten pioneering Irish women who made a difference

[ad_1] What were you doing when you were 15? I watched Top of the Pops and ate Wibbly Wobbly Wonders. Máirín Johnston, meanwhile, was being fired from a shirt factory for trying to join a union. The Freedoms teenager will dedicate her life to fighting for workers’ rights and improving …

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Fight fire with fire to protect California redwoods

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES – As the flames progressed toward Sequoia National Park’s iconic grove of tall, historic trees, firefighters fought the blaze with fire on Thursday. The use of gunnery operations to burn off flammable vegetation and other material before the wildfire arrives in the Giant Forest is considered one …

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Why wars are fought!

[ad_1] Two hundred years ago, a chef named Remontel lived in Mexico who came from France to earn money. One day, people looted his pastry shop, looted his things and ran away. Angered by the loss, the poor leader wrote a letter to the government demanding compensation. His complaint was …

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Sri Lanka: The Politics of Islam

[ad_1] Early reports suggest New Zealand terrorist Ahamed Samsudeen radicalized while living in New Zealand. However, his actions and the circumstances surrounding his refugee claim have thrown – most tragically and unwelcome – the Sri Lankan Muslim community into the national spotlight. They have also had an impact on his …

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The loneliness of Dersu Uzala

[ad_1] By Rajmohan Sudhakar An old Akira Kurosawa interview on YouTube brought back flashes of Dersu Uzala, a movie I watched when I was a student. The Japanese master’s classic from 1975 is his only international production and works in 70mm. As we rethink our relationship with nature while battling …

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Coral Gables art cinema expands

[ad_1] Written by Abraham Galvan on August 31, 2021 Advertising Scheduled to lead the way in February 2022, the Coral Gables Art Cinema is expanding its community reach with an all-new, state-of-the-art 92-seat auditorium and screen. With help from the city, Coral Gables Art Cinema is converting a retail space …

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Modulations – History of electronic music

[ad_1] Modulations – History of electronic music 1998 Documentary with Coldcut, Scanner, Squarepusher and many more 08/22/21 Modulations: Cinema for the Ear is a 1998 documentary by Lara Lee covering the history of electronic music from the perspectives of many influential artists and groups. The documentary was a companion to …

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Briefly Rated Book Reviews | The New Yorker

[ad_1] Whatever she wore, by Tiya Miles (Random House). This powerful story of women and slavery revolves around a 19th-century cotton bag found at a flea market in 2007, now on display at the Smithsonian. A slave woman named Rose gave it to her daughter Ashley when it was sold …

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Monopoly power less dangerous today than in the past

[ad_1] The hills are brought to life by the sounds of lawyers, often on the phone, discussing monopoly and antitrust issues. The executive order just issued by President Biden to encourage business competition will reinforce this powerful trend. This development is clearly important. The antitrust activity of the twentieth century …

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