Mali: leave or stay, the still pending choice of France and Europeans against Wagner

A French army soldier, in an alley around Gao, Mali, on December 29, 2021. RAFAEL YAGHOBZADEH FOR “THE WORLD” Everyone agrees in Paris as in Brussels: the arrival of mercenaries from the private Russian company Wagner illustrates the ” flight forward “ of the junta in power in Mali since the coup d’etat of May … Read more

Buying a short throw projector: this is the only right choice (2022)

Are you looking for a short throw projector? Then you make a good choice. Short throw projectors have some important advantages over regular projectors and deliver razor-sharp image quality. Because there are many short throw projectors on the market, it may be difficult to choose which one suits you best. That’s why our editors have … Read more

Super Green pass at work or vaccination obligation: Draghi’s choice in January – Open

For January 5, the eve of Epiphany, the council of ministers is scheduled to bring a further squeeze to fight the pandemic of Coronavirus. And the prime minister Mario Draghi have two options on the table. The first is that of the Super Green pass mandatory at work. A decision that would affect 23 million … Read more

Joachim Nagel, a compromise choice for the presidency of the Bundesbank

Joachim Nagel, new president of the German central bank, in Frankfurt, February 24, 2016 ARNE DEDERT / AFP The Bundesbank, the German central bank, has its next president: Joachim Nagel, 55, has been proposed by the new chancellor, Olaf Scholz (Social Democratic Party, SPD), and the finance minister, Christian Lindner (Liberal Party, FDP), to replace … Read more

“The decision to reduce nuclear power to 50% of electricity production was more due to a political choice than to a solid economic reflection”

THEHe ended up not believing it anymore. Sixteen years after the start of work, the Finnish nuclear reactor at Olkiluoto is finally ready to be connected to the grid. The local operator, TVO, officially asked the safety authority on December 8 for its approval to start the chain reaction, in order to produce electricity from … Read more

The appeal of 137 parliamentarians: “The environmental labeling provided for by the Climate Act is an opportunity to make a social choice”

Tribune. Great ideas can work badly. This could be confirmed with regard to environmental labeling. And it’s a simple problem of ” calculation method ” which could ruin our collective ambition to inform citizens about the real environmental footprint of the products they consume. An ambition that we have nevertheless clearly affirmed, through the Climate … Read more

“The climate challenge is infinitely more difficult than the question of the choice between renewable and nuclear”

Chronic. We often read that climate change would have been a “divine surprise” for the nuclear industry, that it would restore the image of a technology doomed to moaning after the disasters of Three Mile Island (Pennsylvania, 1979) Chernobyl (Ukraine, 1986) ) and Fukushima (Japan, 2011). To be completely fair, it must be recognized that … Read more

“I have never borrowed money in my life but I had no choice”: after the shock of Covid-19, the sinking of the Indian middle class

Par Ravi Pinto Posted today at 09:59 Reserved for our subscribers ReportagePawn shops, jewelry sales, online jackpots… Indians are trying, by all means, to overcome the economic crisis which has plunged 230 million people below the poverty line. The queue extends to the sidewalk. Still, clients of Muthoot Finance, one of the largest pawn shops … Read more

“The Choice of Africa”, by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch: the itinerary of a pioneer

She is one of Africa’s most respected scholars. At 86 years old, Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch published her Mémoires, Africa’s Choice, in which she returns to her singular journey. The researcher was one of the very first, in France, to have worked on what, at its beginnings, did not yet constitute a discipline: African history. While her … Read more