Culture and Media

26.06.2020

…It’s Time: March, March

…It’s Time: March, March

Many have noted that the era in which we live has uncanny parallels to our historical past. As a teenager in the 60s, I remember the American unrest during that period. Reading about it in from different points of view over years brings focus, yet circumstances we are living through… »

24.06.2020

Contact-tracing apps: Apple dictating policies to nations won’t help its EU anti-trust probe

Contact-tracing apps: Apple dictating policies to nations won’t help its EU anti-trust probe

There’s a growing problem with Apple’s role in the contact-tracing apps that countries are developing to help fight the coronavirus pandemic. This has been underlined by the UK’s announcement that its long-awaited NHSx app is being parked in favour of a different model recommended by Apple and Google. Apple is effectively… »

23.06.2020

Indo-China Skirmish: Media Fires at China but Opposition isn’t spared either

Indo-China Skirmish: Media Fires at China but Opposition isn’t spared either

By Abhay Kumar For the last few days the criticism of the Indian mainstream media — particularly the Hindi media — has been oscillating between China and the opposition parties. While earlier the media narrative trained guns at China for killing 20 Indian soldiers, the later narrative — synchronizing with… »

22.06.2020

Competing for Meanings

Competing for Meanings

“We cannot now try to censor our past “. With these words the UK prime minister Boris Johnson warned the authorities of the 130 districts, who had decided to check and remove the monuments to people related to slavery. In Bristol, protesters threw into the water the memorial of Edward… »

22.06.2020

‘Two Suns in the Sunset’ re-released as nuclear arms race heats up

‘Two Suns in the Sunset’ re-released as nuclear arms race heats up

From the UNFOLD Zero Newsletter. In January this year the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists set the ‘Doomsday Clock‘ at 100 seconds to Midnight, indicating that the world was inching closer than ever to a cataclysmic disaster from climate change or nuclear weapons. Then the corona… »

20.06.2020

Talk. Roberta Ristow

Talk. Roberta Ristow

In the midst of an uncertain scenario, during the Covid-19 pandemic, Casa da Escada Colorida invited Roberta Ristow, content creator, consultant and collaborative journalist at Vogue, to talk about innovative initiatives and the adaptation of the art market to new Times. Casa da Escada’s managing team: Bruno Girardi, Rachel Balassiano… »

17.06.2020

Invitation to the Convergence of Cultures’ 1st Virtual World Conference

Invitation to the Convergence of Cultures’ 1st Virtual World Conference

This is an unprecedented moment in our history, in terms of the interaction between different cultures, which is generating important crises. At the same time, it opens up enormous possibilities for a new spiritual horizon, which will have its social correlate. We believe that Convergence of Cultures has much to… »

16.06.2020

How to Spot Fake News? Try these 6 Simple Steps

How to Spot Fake News? Try these 6 Simple Steps

By Arpana Gautam We all have been there – one news or the other. Whether they are the seemingly beneficial WhatsApp messages shared by our concerned relatives in the family group or thought-provoking news headlines of the articles shared in Facebook. Fake news has now been an imminent part of… »

15.06.2020

Brussels calls out China and Russia over corona fakes

Brussels calls out China and Russia over corona fakes

The European Commission has unambiguously pointed the finger at Russia and China as spreaders of disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic. Lithuania’s ambassador to the EU said Brussels should have gone further. In a communication on ‘Tackling Covid-19 disinformation’, which was presented by EC Vice President Věra Jourová and High Representative… »

13.06.2020

Loosing my color in NYC

Loosing my color in NYC

SHORT STORY Oh great, just when there’s a hair dye shortage my grey starts to show! As if getting fatter from sitting all day at the computer wasn’t enough. I should have stock piled hair dye. But, how would I have known there would be a shortage? Well, at… »

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