Daily Archives: February 5, 2013

From Arab Spring to global revolution

In an excerpt from his book Why It’s Still Kicking Off Everywhere, Paul Mason argues that a global protest movement, based on social networks, is here to stay. Two years on from the fall of Hosni Mubarak, the new Egyptian … Continue reading

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Public and Common(s)

Two terms, or really, two groups of terms, seem to gather competing ideas as to how we might conceive anything like a collective, collectivity, or collective space today. The city figures prominently in both. On the one hand we have … Continue reading

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Education, Enterprise Culture and the Entrepreneurial Self: A Foucauldian Perspective

The notion of ‘enterprise culture’ emerged in the United Kingdom as a central motif in political thought under Margaret Thatcher’s administration. The notion represented a profound shift away from the Keynesian welfare state to a deliberate attempt at cultural restructuring … Continue reading

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Enfants et écrans: psychologie et cognition

L’Académie des sciences vient de publier un rapport sur la relation des enfants aux écrans, un rapport qui tord le cou à nombre d’idées reçues sur le sujet et fait le point sur les connaissances scientifiques, éducatives et neurobiologiques. L’Académie … Continue reading

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