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  • Dic 04 2017

    From Brexit in the UK to Austerity in Spain

    European elites are blaming “stupid” voters for turning against an economic system that hasn’t worked for them. On the surface, the June 23 Brexit and the June 26 Spanish elections don’t look comparable. After a nasty campaign filled with racism and Islamophobia, the British—or rather, the English and the Welsh—took a leap into darkness and voted to...

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  • Dic 02 2017

    The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Emmanuel Macron on “Civilizational”

    When it pays for a French president in Africa to be more frank than franc. In July, France’s newly minted president, Emmanuel Macron, when reflecting on the economic challenges Africa was facing, employed the word “civilizational.” This immediately raised a few eyebrows, reminding some of Nicolas Sarkozy’s dogmatic pretension exactly a decade ago in a&nbsp...

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  • Nov 29 2017

    The Future of Artificial Intelligence: Why the Hype Has Outrun Reality

    Robots that serve dinner, self-driving car, and drone-taxis could be fun and hugely profitable. But don’t hold your breath. They are likely much further off than the hype suggests. A panel of experts at the recent 2017 Wharton Global Forum in Hong Kong outlined their views on the future for artificial intelligence (AI), robots, drones, other tech advances and how it all might affect e...

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  • Nov 29 2017

    The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: What’s a “Hipster”

    Zinzi Clemmons attacks Lena Dunham for adhering to what she calls a strain of “hipster racism.” Arwa Mahdawi has published an article in The Guardian following the accusation by Zinzi Clemmons that writer, actor and director Lena Dunham is guilty of “hipster racism.” Today, the Daily Devil’s Dictionary will define the word hipster. Tomorrow...

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  • Set 26 2017

    Nouvelles de France

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel already faces complex coalition negotiations with at least three other parties. Now French President Emmanuel Macron wants in on the act. Macron and Merkel on Aug. 28. Photographer: Ludovic Marin/AFP via Getty Images In a speech at the Sorbonne in Paris on Tuesday, Macron will make proposals for re-shaping Europe that he acknowledges will require Merkel...

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  • Set 25 2017

    JOB&ORIENTA, LA FIERA PER TROVARE LA PROPRIA ROTTA

    COS’E’? La mostra convegno - giunta alla XXVII edizione - si presenta quest’anno con tantissime progettualità dedicate a giovani e docenti e un’attenzione crescente verso la mobilità internazionale con idee, opportunità e proposte di studio e lavoro all’estero. Un evento che si conferma come un appuntamento irrinunciabile per chi deve scegliere...

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  • Set 26 2017

    Treasures from the Wreck og the Unbelievable: Damien Hirst.

    Una mostra strepitosa di uno degli artisti più controversi del momento.

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The Daily Dictionary: “Culture,” Cambridge Analytica and Steve Bannon

The culture of politics has nothing to do with the politics of culture. In The Observer’s earthquake scoop concerning the scandalous activities of Cambridge Analytica, whistleblower...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Gates Foundation and “Equity”

The Gates have pulled off a kind of optical illusion by using equity to advance social equity (fairness) in a way that is, by their own admission, not “fair.” Bill and Melinda Gates hav...

Why Remittances from the Middle East Matter to India

With remittances from the Middle East in decline, India may face problems in the domestic labor market. India remains the world’s leading recipient of international personal remittances, clai...