Intersectional Feminism

Your feminism must be intersectional to be valid The word ‘intersectional’ has been growing into the vernacular in the lexicon of a modern feminist, and its relevance in today’s day and age is greater than ever. Globalization has made for tighter international contact and so surely, the fight for male-female equality in France will have…

L’Eco Ecole: Le Futur de l’Education

Eco-Ecole Cérémonie Internationale, Paris, Salons de l’Hôtel de Ville 18 Novembre 2017 Il y a une semaine, mon collègue et moi sommes allés à la cérémonie internationale du label Eco-Ecole, attribuant à sept établissements scolaires l’honneur d’être une Eco-Ecole en leur donnant le “Green Flag Award”. Après cela, les 64 représentants des pays membres du…

A Terrible Aftermath

About 10 weeks ago, the tiny island of Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria, a category 5 storm. This translates to winds that reached 280 km/hour. This hurricane was in the news as it caused 51 billion dollars of property damage, was responsible for the death of 97 people. So, we asked the question,…

Food Feud

“Food glorious food don’t care what it looks like…”  – from the musical “Oliver!” I guess you were wrong, Oliver Twist, because us Americans do care what food looks like. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, we waste over 133 billion pounds of food per year – that is equivalent to 40% of…

Going Nuclear

              Nuclear power is an amazing feat of human ingenuity and recursiveness. Apart from the radioactive decay and the hazard that come with a meltdown, nuclear power faces a great challenge: we aren’t getting as much energy as we could. In fact, some researchers suggest we are getting 1%…

As a woman

On November 9th, 2016, when I learned that Donald J. Trump had been elected President of the United States, my reaction wasn’t one of elation or relief, joy or enthusiasm; I felt a bitter chill crawl down my spine, prick every inch of skin. And I wasn’t just taken aback because the candidate I had…

Silence radio sur les réseaux sociaux : l’attentat de Berlin

Lundi 20 décembre, 20h, Berlin, marché de Noël de la Breitscheidplatz : un camion de 38 tonnes fonce sur la foule, visant délibérément le trottoir bondé de Berlinois et de touristes. Un mort à 20h30, quand la notification du Monde fait vibrer notre téléphone. Neuf, à l’heure du coucher déprimé à 22h30. Douze, au réveil le lendemain…

Cuba: the Pearl of the Antilles

Cuba and the United States had cut all sort of diplomatic relationship for over 50 years with the rise of Fidel Castro, a communist leader, and an embargo was put on the island, handicapping trade and thus the flow of money. The Island, managed to survive as they were immediately put under the wing of…

The World is Watching: 2016 presidential elections

The year of 2016 has largely been focused on the United States of America presidential elections, and not just for Americans. Whether in Europe, Asia or South America, the chances of having seen or read an article on the infamous candidates are high. The center of attention since the beginning of his campaign is business…

Des médicaments meutriers

Depuis des années, les essais thérapeutiques sur humains ont provoqué un afflux de contestations : doit-on continuer à utiliser des hommes pour tester des médicaments. L’essai clinique en question, dirigé par clinique par le laboratoire français Biotrial, cherchait à tester un médicament anti-douleur et soulageant l’anxiété pour la première fois sur des sujets humains. Biotrial est spécialisé dans le développement de médicaments et pilote des essais à…

November 13th, 2015

On Friday, November 13th, for the second time this year, time seemed to freeze not only in France, but in the entire world. All eyes were trained on Paris as a series of coordinated terrorist attacks struck the City of Lights. France, still reeling from the ones in January that left 17 dead, was faced…

Party Crisis

Following his announcement to run for president, Donald J. Trump has garnered record breaking media attention. His poignant, unrestrained humor and talent for endless controversy has kept him on front pages worldwide. Hundreds of op-eds have chronicled him as a disaster that is bound to destabilize the world, and hundreds of others as the savior…