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Deconfinement: Children talking to adults

Some kids have everything, some kids have almost nothing. In France, as in other countries, not everyone experiences confinement in the same way, of course, so great is the diversity of the regions. Many, well housed, will see family ties grow stronger. Others, large families in small spaces, are waiting with their children to be reunited.

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Covid-19, a disease of the anthropocene and biodiversity

The coronavirus pandemic still raises many questions about its origin as well as its health impacts. Its complexity stems from its entanglement in a human ecosystem in the throes of upheaval: climate disruption, pollution, chronic diseases such as diabetes and obesity, which aggravate the effects of Covid-19. What's more, the pandemic

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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 test of weakness - The geopolitical consequences of the coronavirus, by Bruno Tertrais

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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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How containment disturbs our perception of space-time

How containment disturbs our perception of space-time

For the physicist-philosopher Etienne Klein, confinement upsets our conception of space-time. It is true that the time of physics does not change: one minute always lasts sixty seconds, but it is our perception of time that changes in this confined space where everything becomes softer, without rhythm, a time

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Coming out of confinement: will we give up democratic mobilisation?

On Tuesday, the Prime Minister will present the framework for the government's plan to break out of containment. It would be neither understandable nor acceptable that the field expertise gained from the Covid-19 test should not be considered an indispensable resource in the argumentation of post-containment policy decisions. No tangible signs, beyond

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