To consume differently has become a political act

A growing number of citizens are looking for new alternatives to their consumption patterns. They are becoming aware that this can become a political act. Because the act of buying is a way of voting economically and participating in changing the world. Alternative consumption can be a way of changing the

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theory of l'evolution

Scientists want to update the theory of evolution...

Recent discoveries are prompting some researchers to argue that the synthetic theory of evolution needs to be updated. This article is an account of a meeting held at the Royal Society in London. Kevin Laland, an eminent evolutionary biologist from the University of St Andrews in Scotland, proposed to his prestigious colleagues

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One who knows how to chase away the other knowers

Like a police investigation, the epistemologist Vincent Israel-Jost worked for UP' Magazine on the incredible controversy caused by Hydroxychloroquine in the middle of the Covid-19 crisis and was able to dissect, in its most intimate springs, the speech system of the most famous professor in France: Didier Raoult. EXCLUSIVE With

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For a confidence revolution

Pour une révolution de la confiance - Réformer l'école, refonder l'entreprise, transformer la société, de Michel Hervé - Edition Dunod, 2020 Reforming school, rebuilding the company, transforming society, these are the three axes that structure Michel Hervé's social project. This book is a plea for the establishment of a real

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Urban planning and biodiversity - Towards a living landscape structuring the urban project

Urban planning and biodiversity - Towards a living landscape structuring the urban project, under the direction of Philippe Clergeau - Edition Apogée, 3 June 2020 - 328 Pages Urban planning is at a turning point in its history. The consideration of nature in the city, and particularly of vegetation, is contributing to the development of the urban landscape.

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Misuse of science

Détournement de science - Etre scientifique au temps du libéralisme, by Jean-Marie Vigoureux - Edition écosociété, 28 May 2020 - 215 Pages Is scientific development responsible for the destruction of nature, biodiversity, climate change and pollution? Science is increasingly

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Désarrois

For weeks we have been witnessing a series of "world reversals". The Covid19 pandemic comes to us from China. Is it the result of a transfer from animals to humans, a scientific error, or a "virological war"? Whatever the outcome of the "we are at war"...

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Beirut

Corona weather: Beirut in despair

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The coronavirus pandemic has led half of humanity to change their way of life. People in every country adopted the protective measures they considered most appropriate or within their reach in the face of unexpected risk. Each of us looks at the coronavirus through the lens of

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Letter to my grandchildren

On Tuesday, May 12th, I should be at school... eight weeks after I left you in shock and awe. I should be in school and I don't know what our school will be like then... Will there be white marks drawn in front of each class, one metre apart so that

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The interview that we are, by Pierre Assouline, of the Académie Goncourt

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Faced with the coronavirus and the containment it causes, Gallimard publishes one or two "Crisis leaflets" every day, free of charge, signed by the House's leading figures such as Erik Orsenna, Sylvain Tesson, Cynthia Fleury, Régis Debray and Danièle Sallenave, in order to reflect on the questions raised by the coronavirus and the containment it causes.

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