The controversial nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

On Saturday the 6th of October, Brett Kavanaugh was elected by the U.S. Senate as a Supreme Court Justice, with 50 votes in favour and 48 against. He swore the same night in his new functions. This is concluding weeks-long hearings that were followed by millions of Americans with great concerns. But why did it make such noise and took so long? Some accusations of sexual harassment were deposited against him, which led to hearings before the Senate as well as an FBI investigation. Continuer de lire « The controversial nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court »

Bilan du monde en 2017

 

Une année encore commence, une année où nous efforcerons d’analyser l’actualité internationale dans sa complexité. Pour mieux comprendre les évènements de 2018, nous vous proposons ce bilan de l’actualité dans le monde en 2017 par zone géographique. Continuer de lire « Bilan du monde en 2017 »

Identity building on cryptomarkets: part I

Cryptomarkets are a new phenomenon which gained visibility following a progressive mediatisation, started by the article “The Underground Website Where You Can Buy Any Drug Imaginable” written by Adrian Chen and published on Gawker. [1] Later on, the actions taken by law enforcement agencies, especially American ones, brought to light the growing trend of people doing business online. At the beginning, only a few people knew of the existence of websites located on the Dark Net where it was quite easy to sell and buy drugs.

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