Modern justice in France: Trials and tribulations of a revamp

This week, we’re focusing on France’s justice system. We tell you more about a profession that’s up in arms. The government’s unpopular pension reform plan has led lawyers to go on a rare, nationwide strike. But the walk-out over pension reform is just the tip of a bigger iceberg. The government has been making its … Read more Modern justice in France: Trials and tribulations of a revamp

Trump mocks Oscar win for Parasite: ‘What the hell was that about?’

Donald Trump has taken a jab at the historic best-picture Oscar win for South Korean film, Parasite, telling a campaign rally in Colorado that the US has ‘enough problems with South Korea, with trade’ and wonders if ‘we can get Gone With the Wind back’. Parasite, a dark social satire about the gap between rich … Read more Trump mocks Oscar win for Parasite: ‘What the hell was that about?’

Ballet dancers soar above the stage in adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Happy Prince’ | ABC News

The Australian Ballet is reaching new heights with its world premier of a new production that gives a modern makeover to the Oscar Wilde children’s classic. ‘The Happy Prince’ features aerial acrobatics, skateboards and even scenes from Bondi Beach. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-20/australian-ballets-new-production-the-happy-prince-no-tutu/11982686 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more … Read more Ballet dancers soar above the stage in adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Happy Prince’ | ABC News

Is China losing control of the coronavirus outbreak? I Inside Story

China’s President is admitting shortfalls in the response to the coronavirus outbreak. Xi Jinping is promising to fix problems and loopholes in the health system. The epicentre of the outbreak, Hubei province, reported a sharp increase in new cases. But the World Health Organization says that’s because doctors are using a broader definition to diagnose … Read more Is China losing control of the coronavirus outbreak? I Inside Story

Oscars So White: Does Hollywood ignore black talent? | The Stream

In “They’ve Gotta Have Us,” a three-part documentary series now available on Netflix, British photographer Simon Frederick examines the pivotal moments in black film history that paved the way for today’s African American and Black British creatives to achieve mainstream success. Featuring interviews with Harry Belafonte, Diahann Carroll, John Singleton, David Oyelowo and others, Frederick … Read more Oscars So White: Does Hollywood ignore black talent? | The Stream

Glitch offers brief tour through Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s potential battle royale map

The spectator cam on the Atlas Superstore multiplayer map allows players to see a low-res version of what appears to be a massive map featuring popular locations from the Modern Warfare franchise. Take a tour. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/

‘La Dictatrice’: Is the nightmare future… female?

Are women as capable of men of implementing institutionalised cruelty? And what does it take for society’s values to crumble in the face of a charismatic leader promising easy solutions? We sit down with historian and author Diane Ducret to discuss her latest book, “La Dictatrice”. Drawing direct parallels between modern-day Europe and the rise … Read more ‘La Dictatrice’: Is the nightmare future… female?

Let’s talk about sex, or not: Promoting reproductive rights in Senegal

In a special edition, Annette Young reports from Dakar on the difficulties in promoting reproductive rights in Senegal where sex outside of marriage is still very much taboo. The good news is that across Africa in the last decade, tens of millions of young women have taken up modern contraception. Yet conservative attitudes means it … Read more Let’s talk about sex, or not: Promoting reproductive rights in Senegal

SophieCo. Visionaries | Digital age demands whole new architecture – director, Zaha Hadid Architects

All sorts of bizarre forms, buildings made of mushrooms – modern architecture is pushing the boundaries of our imagination and looking into what life might be like in the future. We’ve spoken to architect and philosopher, director of Zaha Hadid Architects, Patrik Schumacher. Follow @SophieCo_RT Instagram Sophieco.visionaries Podcast https://soundcloud.com/rttv/sets/sophieco-visionaries Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE … Read more SophieCo. Visionaries | Digital age demands whole new architecture – director, Zaha Hadid Architects