The commons, for another future of work

"Nothing will ever be the same again. " This sentence, it's been resonating on the web for the past few weeks. With containment, a tidal wave of questions about tomorrow's world is surging across our screens. And the future of work occupies a central place in this questioning (e.g. here and there). In fact, this


The dawn of humanity

Governments are overwhelmed by the health crisis and its social and economic consequences, the worst to come, in a context of widespread protest. In public opinion and on social networks, appeals are appearing - is this a conscience? - that the day after the crisis


Work metamorphosis

Métamorphose du travail, by Christine Afriat with the participation of Evelyne Bertin, Eric Hauet, Emily Lecourtois, Olivier Lejeune, Alain Petitjean - Editions Economica, March 2020 Artificial intelligence, robotics, 3D printing, industry 4.0, connected objects, blockchain are some of the threats that technological evolution poses to existing jobs. Beyond


Disobey me?!

Disobey me?! Regards croisés sur la désobéissance civile en démocratie, face à l'urgence écologique - Ouvrage collectif sous la direction de Bernard Lemoult et Marine Jaffrézic - Edition du Collège des Transitions Sociétales c/o IMT Atlantique, 12 février 2020 - 289 Pages Dominique Bourg, Sandrine Roudaut, Guillaune Durin, Extinction Rebellion,


The poor are our masters!

The poor are our masters! - Learning from those who resist misery: the Wresinski paradox, by David Jousset, Bruno Tardieu and Jean Tonglet - Preface by Isabelle Autissier - Edition Hermann, October 2019 - 208 Pages At the beginning of the 21st century, we are facing a number of challenges.


The dimensions of the ego

Les dimensions de l'égo - Séduction, dominance, manipulation : la société à l'épreuve des narcissiques, by Bruno Lemaitre - Edition Quanto, June 2019 - 350 Pages Increasing inequalities, rising individualism, mistrust of institutions, tensions between cultures, increasing social stress, instability of marital relationships ... and if

new solidarity

The major challenge of the transition: manifesting the "ET".

Deciding to reconcile contradictions, to bring opposing actors into dialogue and to find multidisciplinary solutions to the inextricable paradoxes of our complexity becomes an ethical imperative for a successful transition of civilization. Indeed, in the age of the anthropocene, our decisions now have an impact on the whole world, all of us, and the world as a whole.

house of cards

Society dislocated and widespread above ground

In a period of infobesity, everything is on the same level: news overwrites previous information in a few minutes. The scrolling of the data participates in the permanent zapping. One craze follows another like so many straw fires, without necessarily many long-term commitments. This turmoil contributes to the dislocation of institutions.

improvement of the human l'human

Improving the human being is not without risks for society.

An international team is looking at new technologies that improve human physical and cognitive skills, their development and their distribution in society. The possibilities are dizzying, but they raise many questions about the very essence of human beings, about what is useful for their development, about what is useful for their well-being and about what is not.

yellow jackets

Resistance to change

The complex phenomenon of rebellion in France or how to get out of individual and collective blockages It is highly likely that the "Yellow Vests" are the spark that could ignite the powder keg, the expression of multiple social bills. The questions that arise are: why now? Why so many


Yellow vests: puzzle-like scattered thinking

What do thinkers think of this singularly eruptive symptom of changing times? Faced with an unprecedented crisis that expresses all the facets of anger, rage and violence, whose new faces, spontaneously appeared in the media, move the French because they talk about their distress.

Universal Income

Amartya Sen and the Income Base

Amartya Sen, the Indian economist and philosopher Amartya Sen, sometimes referred to as the "Nobel of the poor" [1], is today one of the most influential intellectuals in the world. His writings are recognized for their major contribution to the analysis of inequalities and reflections on justice. Deeply affected by the famine in Bengal

May '68

May 68 or the irruption of modernity in society. Cohn-Bendit-Geismar Debate

More than two centuries later, the passions relating to 1789 are far from being extinguished: one need only mention the name Robespierre to immediately reappear in debates that could indeed be considered closed. Contrary to what the historian François Furet said (his formula "the Revolution is over" appears for the first time in the history of the French Revolution), Robespierre's passion for 1789 is far from being extinguished.




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