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Electronic arts Politics

Beyond Manzanar

The virtual reality artwork Beyond Manzanar represents the Internment Camps where some Japanese-Americans were detained during WWII – from that it depicts the growing fear of Americans for Muslims, starting with the Iranian hostage crisis of 1979-1980.

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Culture Politics

Common Sense

Le Sens commun, ou «Common Sense» was a pamphlet published by Thomas Paine during the American Revolution, stating that America was no longer a British nation, but composed of influences coming from all European countries. Viva Obama !

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Politics

Innocence Project

Innocence Project is an NGO dedicated to liberating and exonerating wrongfully convicted individuals, even in the case of coerced confession or forensic misconduct.

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Politics

Institutional corruption

In 2010, Lawrence Lessig launched the Edmond J. Safra Research Lab to investigate practical ethics and the problem of institutional corruption. Edmond Safra was a banker based in Geneva killed in 1999 in an arson.

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Politics Storytelling

Oil man

Crise énergétique, chocs pétroliers, oil man : chroniques du début de la fin du pétrole.
Collapsus, a transmedia interactive experience about the energy risk conspiracy.

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Culture Politics

Our view of Africa

Chimurenga is a magazine that can change your view of Africa ; also responsible of the African Cities Reader, on a new kind of urbanism in the oldest continent known to mankind.

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Politics

Axis

C’est sous le nom de «pays de l’Axe» qu’étaient connus les pays opposés aux Alliés pendant la seconde guerre mondiale.

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Nature Politics

Think global, act local

Thank you Arnold for paying tribute to my country which, as you say, “one can barely find on a map”…
Good luck and long life to the R20.
What world leaders gathered in Copenhagen in 2009 could not achieve might be accomplished by you, and by all of us, by paying more attention to the impact we have on the environment in our daily actions.

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Politics Science

CEA

The CEA is the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, established in 1945 by Général de Gaulle. Its mission : to become the leading technological research organization in Europe and to ensure that the nuclear deterrent remains effective in the future.

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Politics

Freedom on the internet

The «bad guys in Hollywood» are trying to pass a bill that is threatening the very essence of freedom and democracy on the internet.