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Chronicle of a Summer

Excited by the atmosphere surrounding the French New Wave in 1960, the sociologist Edgar Morin suggested to the ethnographic documentarist Jean Rouch …

Obama's Approval Ratings Have Taken a Huge Hit in 'Scandal Mania'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A new CNN poll shows President Obama's approval ratings taking a nose dive in recent weeks, a …

Poll: Snowden should be prosecuted for NSA leaks

In a USA TODAY/Pew Research Center Poll, most Americans say the NSA leaker should be prosecuted, but two-thirds don't like the idea the U.S. government is collecting their own communication records.<p>WASHINGTON — A majority of Americans say the person responsible for leaking top-secret documents …

Why Both Sides Want Gay Marriage Settled By The States

The Supreme Court may rule on gay marriage this week. Advocates both for and against are glad the issue didn't reach the court any sooner.<p>They didn't want a repeat of the abortion issue. With its landmark decision in <i>Roe v. Wade</i>, the high court stepped in and guaranteed a right to abortion but also …

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Turkish citizens crowdfund full-page ad in NY Times to fuel protests

Protestors against Turkey’s government ran a full-page ad in the New York Times today using money from a crowdfunding campaign.<p>The Indiegogo campaign went live on June 3 and achieved its initial goal of $53,800 in under 24 hours. Now it has attracted $103,282 million from 2,587 funders around the …

UK commits £375m to help feed world's poorest children

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/985000/985011_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524712988_faad88480a411dd07dda1e3192dcf20a<p><b>The UK has committed to giving an extra £375m to help feed the world's poorest children.</b><p>The aid is part of a £2.7bn global agreement aimed at preventing …

Will Istanbul's protesters have the last laugh?

<b>Revolutions take commitment and determination. Revolutions are often messy and confusing. But in today's digital age of iPhones, citizen journalism and self-made producers, revolutions can also be funny.</b><p>While the atmosphere in Istanbul's Taksim Square has changed dramatically from music festival by …

Why Does the American Media Get Big Stories Wrong?

A magazine publisher has written a provocative article raising that question. I try to offer some answers.<p>Colin Dunn/Flickr

What If China Hacks the NSA's Massive Data Trove?

The danger of creating data sets that would permit a foreign government or non-state actor to wreak havoc on Americans.<p>Reuters<p>Bradley Manning proved that massive amounts of the government's most secret data was vulnerable to being dumped on the open Internet. A single individual achieved that …

Turkey’s protesters are nothing like what the PM has described

Istanbul is bullish on democracy these days. The downtown Taksim Square is packed Saturday and getting even more crowded.<p>Demonstrators want to send a message to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan: they are tired of one-man rule. They elected him to be a prime minister, not a dictator, they …

In a Turkish town that had 10,000 Armenians, now there is only one

<i>Chris Bohjalian is the author of 16 books. His new novel, “The Light in the Ruins,” comes out on July 9.</i><p>A woman I met last month in southeastern Turkey is going to die, probably sometime soon. Asiya’s death will not be covered by any news service, and for all but a few people in her small village …

Que(e)ries: It Was an Impressively Gay Cannes, But ‘Behind The Candelabra’ Ended Up Having Little To Do With That

Que(e)ries: It Was an Impressively Gay Cannes, But 'Behind The Candelabra' Ended Up Having Little To Do With That<p>Last night in Cannes, Abdellatif …

Should US companies be allowed to hack China in revenge? New report says yes

Cyber security experts disagree, calling the idea 'remarkably bad'<p>It's no secret that major US companies have been victims of a growing number of hacks from overseas in recent years, allegedly by attackers looking to steal corporate information and intellectual property, such as patented software. …

Chicago Just Carried Out The Biggest Round Of School Closings In American History

Now, MSNBC reports, after a heavily protested meeting where multiple people had to be thrown out, the Chicago Board Of Education voted 4-2 to close 49 schools and one high school program in the largest round of school closures that a single American city has ever attempted.<p>At one point, a man …

The world's first emergency face transplant a success, say Polish surgeons

A 33-year-old Polish man whose face was brutally maimed during a workplace accident has become the first patient in the world to undergo a life-saving face transplant procedure. Surgeons today announced the successful results of the emergency undertaking, which occurred a mere three weeks after the …

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Sexism in dance: where are all the female choreographers?

As a nation we are well supplied with choreographers. Matthew Bourne, Akram Khan, Wayne McGregor, Liam Scarlett, Christopher Wheeldon… the list goes …

Netflix: Most Watched 'Cable Network' Surpasses HBO In US Subscribers

Netflix has become major competition for premium and cable TV networks as it now surpasses HBO in U.S. subscribers.<p>The video streaming service said …

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