Policy

Debate: Smile, you’re under surveillance!

Florence Rodhain, Université de Montpellier Will history remember the Covid-19 pandemic as a moment during which citizens gave up their civil rights for health reasons? Two elements can be used together to exert pressure on citizens: the first is fear, as used by Big Brother. The second is entertainment, as used by Big Mother. This draws from the field of psychoanalytical theory in which the father or big brother enforce the law, while the mother nurtures in the large sense

2020-07-10T12:27:44+01:0010 June 2020||

Debate: in the West Bank, the palm trees of discord

On January 28, 2020, US president Donald Trump announced a “peace plan” that would involve the annexation of most of the Jordan Valley by Israel. Most reactions focused on its contradiction with international law – the Israeli occupation of the West Bank has been condemned by several United Nations resolutions.

2020-02-26T09:46:38+01:0026 February 2020||
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