Greta Thunberg And The Climate Change Debate

Reading Time: 4 minutes On October 10 an interesting podcast was published on UncommonGroundMedia, analysing, “the validity of the criticisms by people who acknowledge climate change as a problem, and environmental activism as desirable, but are nevertheless vehemently critical of Greta on various grounds, including her youth, her white identity, and the perception of her as a puppet.” On […]

SOCIÉTÉ – Les Mauvais Mots De Twitter

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Le tweet d’Arron Banks, instigateur du Brexit, dans lequel il écrit en plaisantant que la militante qui lutte contre le changement climatique, Greta Thunberg, n’est pas à l’abri d’un accident de voile lors de sa traversée de l’Atlantique sur un yacht “émission zéro,” est un autre exemple de la façon dont des personnalités utilisent Twitter […]

Twitter And Fowl Language

Reading Time: 3 minutes Brexit instigator Arron Banks’ tweet where he jokingly writes that climate change activist, Greta Thunberg, is not exempt from a sailing accident whilst crossing the Atlantic on a “zero-emission” yacht, is yet another example of how public figures use Twitter to send the world messages that are both obnoxious and irrelevant. Banks insists that he […]

PÉROU – Les Vacances De Monsieur Nulot

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Alors que j’étais assis «confortablement» dans la construction en briques d’adobe que mes beaux-parents péruviens appellent «chez moi», j’éprouvais probablement davantage ce que l’on ressent au Pérou que n’importe quel touriste ayant visité le Machu Picchu. Je ne suis jamais allé à Machu Picchu et je n’ai pas l’intention de le faire. Une des raisons […]

Mister Nobody’s Holiday

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Reading Time: 4 minutes As I sat “comfortably” in the adobe construction that my Peruvian parents in-law call “home,” I was probably tasting more of what it feels like to be in Peru than any tourist who has visited Machu Picchu can. I have never been to Machu Picchu and do not intend to do so. Part of the […]