13,984 new cases, 196 deaths in French hospitals

UPDATE ON THE SITUATION – New measures, new reports and highlights: Le Figaro takes stock of the latest developments in the Covid-19 pandemic. Beijing under threat of imprisonment, London for its management of the Covid criticized the health authorities who want to facilitate the prescription of Pfizer pills … Le figaro provides an update on … Read more

“Popular and religious beliefs do not exclude science” [Interview]

“From Djinns to psychoanalysis, a new approach to traditional and contemporary practices” is the new work by Dr. Jalil Bennani, recently published by Les presses du réel in the Al Dante collection. In six parts, the psychiatrist and psychoanalyst’s book analyzes so-called “popular” practices in the treatment of people with mental pathologies. The book also … Read more

Quran, Science and Modernity (Part 3)

The question, which is anything but trivial, is rightly asked by some: How does one become a believer? Is it faith that imposes itself on us as a family heritage, or is it a voluntary act, a thoughtful and mature approach? One does not enter religion on a level as one enters a public place … Read more

The lobbyists in power | The press

Multiple choice question for François Legault. Posted at 6:00 am Is Pierre Dufour, your Minister for Forests, Wildlife and Parks: Forest industry lobbyist? manipulated by high-ranking officials? your farmer? If the Prime Minister has a different hypothesis, I’d be curious to hear it. Because what happens behind the scenes deserves an explanation… PHOTO JACQUES BOISSINOT, … Read more

IN PICTURES, IN PICTURES. Feathers, sequins, samba… The Rio Carnival is back after a two-year absence

The Rio de Janeiro Carnival officially began on the night of Friday April 22nd to Saturday April 23rd, after a two-year absence due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The fight against racism and the African roots of samba This year, eight of the 12 schools parading along the 700-meter-long avenue of the Sambadrome for the two … Read more

This pollster who didn’t like criticism, by Alain Garrigou (Les blogs du Diplo, April 22, 2022)

Kazimir Malevich, square and circle », 1915. vshow Can we interpret the defamation lawsuit filed by IFOP against Mr. Alexandre Dézé, lecturer in political science? ? This question arises whenever a reason for prosecution appears as a futile pretext. It is about criticism of a survey regarding the massacre Charlie Hebdo in 2015 the sonar … Read more

UNESCO, collateral victims of the war in Ukraine

Saint Sophia Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, seen from a surrounding tower in Kyiv, Ukraine, March 26, 2022. VADIM GHIRDA / AP UNESCO, in turn, bears the brunt of the divisions created within the international community by Russia’s war in Ukraine. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization decided in Paris on Thursday … Read more

Which alcohol makes you fat the most?

Because of their high sugar content, alcohols are known to contribute to weight gain. But so far, high alcohol consumption has been associated with both lower and higher body mass index (BMI) and increased and decreased body fat. Alcohol consumption has also been shown to promote fat retention by reducing lipid oxidation and stimulating appetite, … Read more