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A Fickle Sonance: Hubert Rostaing
Glimpses of Hubert Rostaing swinging manouche and classical
biography  music  paris  france  django  hubert  manouche  classical  gypsy  jazz  wwii  history  bullsi 
october 2019 by csrollyson
Documentary - A Refugee Story - Syria, Iraq, and Iran by Juan David — Kickstarter
Successful kickstarter for short documentary on refugees as they try to integrate into their host countries France and Greece
refugee  film  documentary  story  france  greece  short  budget  example  transparency  bullsi  syria  iraq  iran 
april 2019 by csrollyson
Grand Guignol - Wikipedia
L'Histoire du Théâtre du Grand Guignol
france  culture  theater  horror  shock  noir  reference 
february 2019 by csrollyson
Liste de sauces — Wikipédia
Une Liste des sauces françaises | list of French sauces
cooking  cuisine  francais  sauce  list  reference  france 
february 2019 by csrollyson
News about #yellowvests on Twitter
Twitter hashtag for #yellowvests protests in #France
france  protest  giletsjaunes  yellowvests  twitter 
january 2019 by csrollyson
Yellow vests movement - Wikipedia
Les manifs gilet jaunes: Good reference for #yellowvest protests in France: inequality, prices, economic reform brunt by poor, elite hijackkng of democracy: A shot heard around the world? #giletjaune
reference  protest  france  Q1  2019  q4  2018  government  fuel  oil  inequality  elite  giletjaune  yellowvest  police  demonstration  policy  school  student  global 
january 2019 by csrollyson
Why are the 'yellow vests' protesting in France?
A different maillot jaune: protracted protests in france target Macron and elite
france  protest  pointofview  macron  elite  politics  economy  wealth  Q1  2019 
january 2019 by csrollyson
Peak car - Wikipedia
Economic hypothesis showing widespread fall in car ownership plus increased miles/kms driven
automotive  car  Ownership  transportation  model  economy  culture  hightech  uber  smartphone  infrastructure  reference  comparison  uk  Usa  france  europe  australia  driving  sharing  autonomous  cycling  urbanism  city  london  mobility 
november 2018 by csrollyson
French President Macron Praises Nazi-Collaborating Leader, Whitewashing World War I Bloodbath
interesting and credible to me reflections on WWI, WWII andnPetain’s role and significance in each
colony  france  germany  war  wwi  wwii  hero  president  collaboration  nazi  africa  trump  centennial  history  culture  europe  usa  socialism 
november 2018 by csrollyson
Why Students Hate School Lunches - The New York Times
Why legislating healthy food doesn't work + Reflections on what we must change #school #lunch #obesity
children  teen  cook  tween  school  home  cooking  drivetotrust  comparison  france  usa  japan  meal  eating  experience  fat  relationship  food  culture  lunch  government  legislation  obesity  crisis  cafeteria  health  cooktohealth 
april 2018 by csrollyson
BBC - Travel - Why Switzerland never takes sides
Short riff on Swiss history, and how economics led to its neutrality over time
switzerland  neutrality  history  mercenary  wwii  politics  culture  france  italy 
march 2018 by csrollyson
Veja Wants To Make The Most Sustainable Sneaker In The World
Inspiring and smart: Veja cuts costs by not advertising and growing organically
mission  footwear  sneaker  france  brazil  latin  america  rubber  cotton  leather  supply  chain  advertising  cost 
march 2018 by csrollyson
Suit (cards) - Wikipedia
Fascinating: short description of origins and development of playing card suit symbolism
history  reference  symbol  card  tarot  china  egypt  rank  play  gamble  italy  spain  france  germany  portugal  japan  switzerland  game 
february 2018 by csrollyson
French 'MeToo' creator Sandra Muller 'sued for defamation' - BBC News
Useful counter argument: In some cases, #sexual #harassment can go too far #metoo
sexuality  harassment  movement  france  Q1  2018  backlash  gender  culture  society  women  men  metoo 
january 2018 by csrollyson
Velocipede - Wikipedia
The first bicycle, une vélocipède, a été inventée en France
cycling  workout  17bern  bicycle  history  france 
november 2017 by csrollyson
Penny-farthing - Wikipedia
The penny-farthing history & physics, plus comparison to "modern" equal-wheeled bikes
cycling  workout  17bern  bicycle  history  1800  1900  UK  USA  France  howto  physics  design  comparison  reference 
november 2017 by csrollyson
Hackers Came, but the French Were Prepared - The New York Times
How the Macron campaign fought off the #russia election #cyber #attack
france  election  attack  hack  russia  putin  analysis  q2  2017  cyber  macron  phishing  computer  politics  security 
may 2017 by csrollyson
French advertising giant pulls out of Google and YouTube | Media | The Guardian
Brands pull ads when Google won't guarantee that ads won't appear alongside "objectionable" content
advertising  google  youtube  program  trading  white  supremacy  content  facebook  UK  France  Twitter  brand  marketing 
march 2017 by csrollyson
Yé-yé - Wikipedia
Fascinating background of music I know but not the name of the genre
france  italy  portugal  spain  music  culture  1960  rock  japan  globalization  europe 
january 2017 by csrollyson
Political Correctness Is Dying, Even in France | PJ Media
France minister quits over crackdown on naturalized citizens; shift in poltical correctness?
pointofview  france  immigrant  government  q1  2016  speculation  colony  security  terrorism  politics  guilt  slave  2ghcj 
february 2016 by csrollyson
The Deadly Global War for Sand | WIRED
Another example of humans plundering Earth: illegal "mining" produces sand needed for concrete, glass
construction  india  china  australia  usa  france  building  concrete  glass  exposé  q2  2015  development  mafia  corruption  environment  2ghcj 
august 2015 by csrollyson
German calls for Grexit mount as EU stunned by 'No' vote | Reuters
Diverse reactions to definitive greek rejection of creditor-mandated austerity
greece  referendum  q3  2015  europe  eurozone  response  2ghcj  germany  france  brussels  grexit 
july 2015 by csrollyson
Cher taxi parisien qui m'a fait payer 70 euros les 5km: la guerre des VTC, tu l'as méritée - le Plus
Parisian taxi client's letter to taxi drivers who give shoddy service & prevent ride-sharing competition #kudos #customer #experience
france  paris  empowerment  facebook  social  taxi  uber  ride  sharing  customer  user  experience  français  2csrollyson  2cdo  2ghcj  Platform 
june 2015 by csrollyson
How Big Money and Big Brother won the British Elections — Medium
Disturbing-yet-unsurprising exposé nonetheless fails to prove its assertion that Tories bought the election #UK #election
uk  britain  scotland  france  chile  government  corruption  pointofview  exposé  q2  2015  election  politics  usa  cia  m15  m16  intelligence  service  2ghcj 
may 2015 by csrollyson
The attack on Charlie Hebdo: Terror in Paris | The Economist
One can't say this enough; there's no "unified attack" on "The West" by even radical muslims; rather a plethora of terrorist cells #kudos
charlie  hebdo  attack  analysis  europe  islamophobia  press  speech  freedom  q1  2015  syria  turkey  france  paris  uk  2ghcj 
january 2015 by csrollyson
9 Points to Ponder on the Paris Shooting and Charlie Hebdo | On Being
Excellent, healing reflection on the Charlie Hebdo shootings' larger ramifications, by USA muslim prof #kudos #fb
q1  2015  france  paris  islam  pointofview  shooting  society  europe  italy  germany  xenophobia  reflection  terror  extremism  2csrollyson 
january 2015 by csrollyson
From French Resistance to Hashtag Activism — Medium
How "extraordinary" mass phenomena are built on something far more powerful: "ordinary" people doing small things
social  media  research  field  Sociology  france  wwii  TV  resistance  activism  movement 
december 2014 by csrollyson
Ruines d'Université
Photos of crumbling French university buildings; campaign to pressure govt action
france  university  building  ruin  batiment  université  photo  government  campaign  q4  2014  exposé 
december 2014 by csrollyson
Not Catching Fire — Matter — Medium
Commentary on e-cigarette trend in USA France Russia Syria w tongue in cheek #fb
electronic  cigarette  vape  russia  france  usa  syria  q4  2014  humor  government  Newyorkcity  language  terrorism  advertising  2ghcj  2csrollyson 
november 2014 by csrollyson
What the Elizabethans Teach us About Cyber-Security - The Analogies Project
Fascinating example of secret messaging and espionage + parallels to cyber security & hacking #Kudos #fb
history  security  england  example  elizabeth  mary  scotland  france  spain  espionage  spy  agent  message  plot  treason  cyber  diligence  training  tudor  government  exceptional 
september 2014 by csrollyson
Taking On Adam Smith (and Karl Marx) - NYTimes.com
Bio/context for Thomas Piketty's "Capital in the Twenty-First Century"
economics  theory  biography  france  usa  europe  socialism  capitalism  policy  analysis  q3  2014  2ghcj 
august 2014 by csrollyson
Exodus: Why Europe's Jews Are Fleeing Once Again
Report details new European antisemitism: how it manifests thru right shift [frustrated people], Europe jihad & Middle East events
antisemitism  jew  europe  france  belgium  england  greece  attack  security  emigration  germany  berlin  budapest  q3  2014  palestine  israel  terror  jihad  islam  government  history  social  media  music 
august 2014 by csrollyson
My Little Paris
Site incroyablement charmant | Incredible French charm art culture (English version too) #fb
Paris  culture  retail  apparel  france  français  ville  urban  art  exceptional  2ghcj 
june 2014 by csrollyson
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