By what unlikely means were three women acquitted at trial?

It happened in 1983 in the United States in Florida. Three dancers are tried for having violated a law of the county where they practice. According to this ordinance, nudity is prohibited in places where food and drink are served. However, a few days earlier plainclothes police officers inspected the nightclub where these three girls … Read more

5 gubernatorial elections to watch during the “midterms”

We know them, but less than the representatives or the senators. The governors have a central position on the local political spectrum of course, and often national. More than two-thirds of the governors will be renewed during the mid-term elections which will be held on Tuesday, November 8 – 36 to be precise. Many presidents … Read more

5 gubernatorial elections to watch during the “midterms”

We know them, but less than the representatives or the senators. The governors have a central position on the local political spectrum of course, and often national. More than two-thirds of the governors will be renewed during the mid-term elections which will be held on Tuesday, November 8 – 36 to be precise. Many presidents … Read more

Why Taiwan is at the heart of tensions between China and the United States

Taiwan has become the epicenter of the crisis between China and the United States. Why is this volcanic island of 35,000 km², this small territory of 23 million inhabitants of so much interest to Beijing? China wants to integrate it into the people’s republic to make it one of his provinces. Today, Taiwan is a … Read more

Why we’ve been lied to about pasta since we were kids

The French love pasta, and not just in times of crisis. They eat 8 kilos of it a year. This represents 488 million packets. The top 3 favorite pasta of the French (the hit pasta-rade): number 3, ex-aequo the fusilli and the tagliatelle, number 2, the penne and number 1, the spaghetti. Contrary to what … Read more

where does the American tradition of Jack-o’-lanterns and witches come from?

Wherever you go in the United States, Halloween is everywhere: in home decorations, in supermarkets, in children’s costumes. A tradition imported from Ireland and which has since become widespread, becoming an integral part of American popular culture with its unmistakable pumpkin-lanterns: Jack-o’-lanterns. One of the most widespread legends tells that a blacksmith named Jack, who … Read more

can we speak of a “silent war” between the two countries?

Not so long ago the two countries were linked by what is known as the “transpacific washing machine”. China exported goods to the United States, the country sent money back, and that money was then invested by China in US Treasuries to finance the government deficit. The two countries are now moving apart for political … Read more

how the story of this disunited couple sheds light on the current situation

It all started at the end of the 1960s. The United States was embroiled in the Vietnam War. We remember that the country is cut in two. The communists are in the north, they are winning. The United States confronts the USSR through Vietnam. They support the south and the USSR the north. The tension … Read more

Why did the United States and China enter a new cold war?

We are witnessing a new cold war with China, and yet it is with Russia that the West is in military conflict through the war in Ukraine. But don’t be fooled. The real cause of the War in Ukraine is not so much the character of Vladimir Putin, but the perception by Russians that the … Read more

who was this famous lawyer who ended his life on his island?

Between Olivier Metzner and Alexandre Despallières, can we speak of a love story? In love, it takes two. In this story, Olivier Metzner is alone. But he doesn’t know it yet. At that time, Olivier Metzner was everywhere, but loved by no one, and he did nothing to be so. Because it’s true, he is … Read more