Category Archives: France

post-Trump, how should the cinema treat #TrumpRussia

 By ann summers   The NSA analysis does not draw conclusions about whether the interference had any effect on the election’s outcome and concedes that much remains unknown about the extent of the hackers’ accomplishments. However, the report raises the … Continue reading

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TCS: LAST NOTES – Bugles for the Fallen

Good Morning! ________________________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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Hello Cousin

By Terry Welshans Allow me to begin by saying first of all, this article is not about me. It is about us, all of us. I am going to relate this story from my perspective, which is really your perspective … Continue reading

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Flowers For Socrates, From Aleppo

by Nicole Plyler Fisk I’m honored to be a contributing writer to this blog (thanks, Chuck, for the invite). For my first piece, I thought that something with flowers would be appropriate, so I’m adapting a diary I posted, originally, … Continue reading

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Being on the right side of neoliberal Water

“Well, art is art, isn’t it? Still, on the other hand, water is water! And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop – Insectophile

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. From Sladmore Contemporary: Take one workshop full of junk and a Frenchman with an eye for detail (not to mention an obsession with bugs) … Continue reading

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Global “suicide by police” cannot be the basis for a foreign policy

By ann summers     In the abstract, there’s too much meta in global politics. Yet as today’s interview of Robin Wright on NPR indicates having that more theoretical view is very important to gaining perspective on the various machinations of domestic … Continue reading

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