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Assessment of the State management of Covid-19: the drifts of verticality

State management of Covid-19: severe verticality drifts

The health crisis has been going on for four months. The danger of an epidemic seems to be receding but the human, social and economic damage is revealing itself every day. Already the first assessments of our country's attitude during the crisis are taking shape. The Montaigne Institute has just published a detailed report analysing the action taken by our country during the crisis.

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Can we move towards a resilient economy?

After the collective shock of the coronavirus epidemic, nothing can be the same anymore. The living reality imposes itself on us. Planetary and ecological logics force us to review our ways of innovating, exchanging and investing. We must reconsider our projects. So, can this health crisis we have just gone through change the way we live?

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Threats from the Far North Melting Arctic is a time bomb for the planet and human health

Threats from the Far North

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On May 29th, the tank of a Russian mining group installed on the frozen ground of Arctic Siberia saw its pillars break, releasing 21,000 tons of diesel into the wilderness. The cause of this ecological disaster is attributed to the melting of the permafrost, the permanently frozen ground.

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How technology perpetuates racism

Today, the United States is crumbling under the weight of two pandemics: coronavirus and police brutality. Both are causing physical and psychological violence. Both kill and disproportionately injure black and brown people. And both are driven by the technology that we are designing, redirecting...

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Environment: When prefects make the law

On Wednesday, May 27, four associations, Friends of the Earth France, Notre Affaire à Tous, Wild Legal and Maiouri Nature Guyane filed an appeal before the Council of State to obtain the cancellation of the decree of April 8, 2020, which generalizes the right of prefects to derogate from many regulatory standards,

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Digital arms race against the Covid

Medicine, biology, genetics, pharmacology, zoology, but also environmental sciences are of course in the front line in the fight against Covid-19. But, in the face of the coronavirus, and unlike the previous major epidemics that have hit the planet since the beginning of this century - avian flu, SARS, influenza, etc. - the virus is not a new phenomenon.

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The dilemma of tracing and freedom

The dilemma of tracing and freedom

The need to trace the circulation of Covid-19 exposes to the four corners of the world the contradiction between two problems at the antipodes of each other. How can the dizzying dilemma between public health and fundamental freedoms be resolved? Restrictions on movement, limitation of gatherings, applications for tracing individual movements, drones of

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