Monthly Archives: October 2008

Can Pink be a rock star, please?

  Pop music is a crazy, mixed-up confetti pile, best when it’s brimming over with colors and textures and shiny bits. That’s why pop artists so vehemently fight being categorized; not only does it hurt their egos by shoving their … Continue reading

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Aux Etats-Unis, le vote anticipé semble favoriser Obama

  Il ne reste plus que quatre jours avant l’élection présidentielle américaine mais entre 12 et 13 millions d’Américains ont déjà voté. Un chiffre significatif et en nette augmentation par rapport aux précédents scrutins. En 1992, seuls 7 % des … Continue reading

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El manga no conoce la crisis

  El mundo del manga vive desde hoy y hasta el domingo su fiesta grande en Barcelona con la celebración del XIV Saló del Manga en el recinto de La Farga de l´Hospitalet de Llobregat. Y los otakus, los aficionados … Continue reading

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Discord in South Africa’s Top Party Sows Seeds of a Rival

  Politics, boiled down to its essence, is about the “outs” trying to get in and the “ins” trying to keep the “outs” out. In the 14-year-old democracy that is South Africa, the “ins” have always been the African National … Continue reading

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Olivier Besancenot a gagné en crédibilité parmi les sympathisants de gauche

  Porté par le vent de la crise, Olivier Besancenot disposait avant-même son déclenchement d’un solide capital de sympathie dans l’opinion. C’est ce que traduit une enquête inédite, réalisée par Opinion Way, les 17 et 18 septembre, auprès de 1 … Continue reading

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Woody Allen, acusado de plagiar ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona’

  El escritor Alexis de Villar ha acusado al reputado cineasta Woody Allen de plagio. En un blog sobre crítica de cine, Villar sostiene que el guión del último filme de Allen, ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona’, es prácticamente un calco de … Continue reading

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Somalia’s Pirates Flourish in a Lawless Nation

  This may be one of the most dangerous towns in Somalia, a place where you can get kidnapped faster than you can wipe the sweat off your brow. But it is also one of the most prosperous.   Money … Continue reading

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