La solidarité internationale est-elle une nouvelle forme de colonisation ?

Du 26 au 27 janvier avait lieu le WEED :  le Weekend d’Etudiants et Développement, une formation à destination des jeunes étudiants français engagés en solidarité internationale. Avec comme thématique principale “Comment réinventer la solidarité internationale pour éviter les rapports de domination ?”, la question de la légitimité des diverses formes de solidarité semble de plus en plus actuelle.

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Battle of Oranges : The Carnival of Ivrea or the symbol of Italian’s rebellion against tyrants

It is Sunday, the third of March, two in the afternoon in Ivrea, Italy, and the piazza di Città is silent. An enormous crowd constituted of people wearing Phrygians caps on their heads and holding oranges in their hands is waiting. Not far from the square, you can hear the clapping of horses’ hooves on the cobblestones. The crowd is getting excited. Finally, the carriages of the “Aranceri” (the orange-throwers, which represents the guardians of the tyrant’s state) enter the crowded square : the mob explodes and starts throwing oranges at the guards in helmets perched on tanks. The carnival of Ivrea truly begins.

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L’Italie et le Football : des histoires de couleurs



Le 12 janvier dernier le Bologne FC accueillait la Juventus de Turin pour les huitièmes de finale de la coupe d’Italie. Outre la victoire des Bianconeri deux buts à zéro, on pourra retenir les cris racistes scandés en début de match par une partie du public bolonais à l’encontre du jeune attaquant turinois italo-ivoirien Moise Keane.

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A wind of change in the Berlin campus

« Milton Friedman’s famous claim that the purpose of a company is to maximize profits is completely has been. » By opening with those words the first conference day of an annual business seminar, Andreas Kaplan, Dean of ESCP Europe Berlin, both surprised his audience and delighted numerous students. Two of them propose a personal look back at the event.

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Shudders down the World’s spine: Trump secures his election.

By Thomas de Réals

Here’s a letter to you, America, that I hope accurately depicts the way French youth and a good part of the world perceived the choice you made on November 8th.

And the rest of the world watches aghast as America frantically scuttles its own ship and sinks while a majority of its passengers give us the finger from the deck.

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The place to be

By Adriana de Villers

Paris: the city of Culture, Art, Love and Gastronomy – the dream of artists, students and intellectuals from all over the world.

For you, as a foreigner that chose to spend a semester or more at ESCP Europe, Montmartre embodies the bohemian and artistic heart of Paris. Saint Germain des Pres is synonymous with poets and intellectuals drinking coffee and remaking the world. Both neighbourhoods have been portrayed gloriously on the silver screen time and time again. But that is a faded picture – today the place to be for students is in the neighbourhood of ESCP Europe. Surprised ?

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