A complementary approach to China’s use of force

What follows is the text I read for a presentation I made for a course I have had during my exchange semester at Fudan University, in Shanghai. Each class consisted in several presentations given by the students (and discussions), which made me want to do something a bit different, to try to bring something else and to see how people would react. As you may … Continuer de lire A complementary approach to China’s use of force

Are avocados now toast, at least for the thoughtful eater ?

        A quick glance at Instagram is enough to measure the adulation of avocados : avocado tattoos, avocado brownies, avocado bowls, avocado smoothies… They are literally everywhere. But what seemed as a clean-eating emergency now has to deal with urgent warnings that in Mexico, the unprecedented international appetite for this unique fruit is indirectly fueling illegal deforestation, drug cartels proliferation and environmental degradation. So, can … Continuer de lire Are avocados now toast, at least for the thoughtful eater ?