Achille Mbembe : « L’Afrique, laboratoire vivant où s’esquissent les figures du monde à venir »

Achille Mbembe : « L’Afrique, laboratoire vivant où s’esquissent les figures du monde à venir »

Le Monde Festival Débats Pensées d’Afrique (2/6). Pour le philosophe et historien camerounais, c’est sur le continent africain, « épicentre de transformations rapides et d’une ampleur inédite », que se poseront avec le plus d’urgence les questions du devenir de la planète. Propos recueillis par Séverine Kodjo-Grandvaux Publié hier à 10h00, mis à jour hier à…
Government hit with a £97m bill for Brexit preparations, figures show

Government hit with a £97m bill for Brexit preparations, figures show

Government has been hit with a £97 MILLION bill for Brexit preparations from consultants, new figures revealConsultant bill for Brexit preparations topped £97million, figures revealedFigures showed £65million was spent on consultants in the year to April 2019 But the National Audit Office estimated the total costs from Brexit-related consultancy to be 50 per cent higherBy Jason…
Inside the luxurious department store founded by one of the most important figures in Mormon history

Inside the luxurious department store founded by one of the most important figures in...

Brigham Young also founded a luxurious department store in Salt Lake City. Courtesy of Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah; Yutong Yuan/Business Insider Brigham Young was the powerful second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. But this Mormon leader also founded a retail co-operative during his tenure…
This doomsaying art exhibition recasts Bezos, Musk, and Zuckerberg as mythological figures heralding the end of civilization

This doomsaying art exhibition recasts Bezos, Musk, and Zuckerberg as mythological figures heralding the...

A new exhibition casts tech moguls as mythological figures. Sebastian Errazuriz Studio A striking new art exhibition of 3D-printed statues shows some of Silicon Valley's wealthiest and most famous figures as mythological characters.Artist Sebastian Errazuriz re-imagines modern Silicon Valley luminaries including Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Elon Musk, but through a pretty pessimistic lens.The statues…

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