Pata Pata Parmi les mélodies qui me hantent depuis ma plus lointaine enfance, figure un refrain lancinant et tenace qui revient sans prévenir aux moments les plus inattendus. Lorsque le corps occupé à quelque tâche aussi fastidieuse qu’essentielle permet à l’esprit avide de flânerie, de puiser motif à évasion dans ses archives intérieures. Pas une mélodie mais un film, une épopée que dis-je une saga illuminée de soleil, de fraternité et de lutte. Et invariablement cela me ramène en un clip décapant à Alger fin des années 60, un de ces moments fondateurs et mythiques comme l’histoire en connaît peu mais un épisode que je connais mieux que si je l’avais réellement vécu. Dans la capitale algérienne, ce même William Klein réalisera également un portrait d’Eldridge Cleaver . C’est ainsi, je n’y peux rien, mais à peine égrenées les notes de Pata Pata me ramènent instantanément au beau visage éclatant de vie et de foi en la lutte de Miriam la combattante.
World Military Spending Global Issues The global financial and economic crisis resulted in many nations cutting back on all sorts of public spending, and yet military spending continued to increase. Only in 2012 was a fall in world military expenditure noted — and it was a small fall. How would continued spending be justified in such an era? Before the crisis hit, many nations were enjoying either high economic growth or far easier access to credit without any knowledge of what was to come. A combination of factors explained increased military spending in recent years before the economic crisis as earlier SIPRI reports had also noted, for example: Foreign policy objectivesReal or perceived threatsArmed conflict and policies to contribute to multilateral peacekeeping operationsAvailability of economic resources The last point refers to rapidly developing nations like China and India that have seen their economies boom in recent years. China, for the first time, ranked number 2 in spending in 2008.
Sociology Online UK The Sociology resource for students Great Black Music - Les musiques noires dans le monde An examination of Ty Cobb and Detroit The old liquor store on Trumbull Avenue was abandoned until a handyman turned it into a hip bar about three years ago. Motor City Ghettoblaster is now on tap at Woodbridge Pub, located on the outer edge of the once-crumbling Detroit neighborhood that bears its name. The Woodbridge Community Garden is across the way, home to tomatoes, lettuces, and outdoor art. Not far from here, at the corner of Commonwealth and One hundred years ago, Cobb moved into the north side of the three-story duplex on Commonwealth. The fields of Woodbridge were filling fast with an eclectic collection of Victorian homes, built densely to accommodate the city’s booming population. It was a good year for Cobb, who died 50 years ago this month. The brick duplex on Commonwealth wasn’t Cobb’s only Detroit home, but other structures in which he lived are long gone. The ballclub, however, played its final game at the corner of Michigan and Trumbull in 1999. Bennett Park was in its last year of life in 1911. Indeed.
The ALL-TIME 100 Albums - TIME In 1959, Miles Davis had already remade jazz in his own image several times over. The Birth of Cool introduced a smooth, sophisticated approach, and then Walkin’ heated things up again. His classic ’50s quintet raised the bar for small-group improvisation. Next Here’s Little Richard Mass psychosis in the US Has America become a nation of psychotics? You would certainly think so, based on the explosion in the use of antipsychotic medications. In 2008, with over $14 billion in sales, antipsychotics became the single top-selling therapeutic class of prescription drugs in the United States, surpassing drugs used to treat high cholesterol and acid reflux. Once upon a time, antipsychotics were reserved for a relatively small number of patients with hard-core psychiatric diagnoses - primarily schizophrenia and bipolar disorder - to treat such symptoms as delusions, hallucinations, or formal thought disorder. Today, it seems, everyone is taking antipsychotics. It is anything but a coincidence that the explosion in antipsychotic use coincides with the pharmaceutical industry's development of a new class of medications known as "atypical antipsychotics." Not just for psychotics anymore Cost benefit analysis Making patients worse
l'histgeobox Plutocracy: If Corporations and the Rich Paid 1960s Level Taxes, the Debt Would Vanish | Economy July 24, 2011 | Like this article? Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. Once upon a time in America, back a century ago, our nation's rich paid virtually nothing in taxes to the federal government. But those average Americans would do battle, over the next half century, to rein in the rich and the corporations that made them ever richer. America's wealthy, predictably, counterattacked — and, by the 1980s, they were scoring successes of their own. Today, the rich and their corporations no longer bear anything close to their rightful share of the nation's tax burden. This “debt crisis” in no way had to happen. Some numbers — from an Institute for Policy Studies report released this past spring — can help us better visualize just how monumental this political failure has been. In 2007, Diamond and Saez point out, taxpayers in the nation's top 1 percent actually paid, on average, 22.4 percent of their incomes in federal taxes. No mystery here.
Work with sounds : 600 sons en voie de disparition gratuitement téléchargeables et réutilisables Le bruit d'une craie sur un tableau, celui des touches d'une machine à écrire, du sifflement d'un train à vapeur ou encore ceux d'une caisse enregistreuse dans un magasin... Autant de sons faisant partie de notre quotidien mais qui risquent de tomber dans l'oubli d'ici quelques décennies, broyés par l'implacable machine des progrès technologiques. Chalk (La Fonderie) Collecter et archiver les plus de sons possibles de notre vie quotidienne et de la société industrielle (agriculture, transports, bois, mécaniques, minéraux, etc.), tel un véritable patrimoine immatériel, est la mission du projet Work with sounds, dont s'est emparé six musées européens le 1er septembre 2013. Des sons téléchargeables gratuitement Plus de 480 sons en voie de disparition, de 10 secondes à 1 minute, ont déjà été récoltés par les musées, documentés (objet, lieu, enregistrement) et illustrés d'une vidéo avant d'être classés par thèmes puis archivés dans une banque de données. Testez vous-mêmes l'intérêt du projet !
Top 5 History and Government Websites Whether you’re trying to discover the cause of a significant world event, understand the structure of the government, or research the life of an influential person, these history and government links can help you achieve success in your online studies. Check out the amazing charts, documents, and facts that are available to you. www.govspot.com Browse through reviews and hundreds of links to the best government related sites on the web. Contains leader email addresses, national archives, information on relevant issues, and more. www.hyperhistory.com Use this site to explore some of the essentials of history. www.biography.com Need to write a paper about Rosa Parks or interested in reading up on the greatest baseball stars of all time? www.archives.gov View historic documents, check out Congressional records, view online museums and more. www.loc.gov The Library of Congress webpage offers information on United States history, world history, facts, and other essentials.
Squatting to Poop - Is It Healthy? | Mark's Daily Apple Welcome! If you want to lose weight, gain muscle, increase energy levels or just generally look and feel healthier you've come to the right place. Here's where to start: Visit the Start Here and Primal Blueprint 101 pages to learn more about the Primal Lifestyle. Thanks for visiting! A while back, I gave a bit of Link Love to Nature’s Platform (thanks, NeoPaleo), a contraption that fits over regular toilets and allows users to squat instead of sit. I’ve always been one to pull up a stool, have a seat, and ruminate on the past. So where does historical defecation posture fit into all this? If you want to be anal about it, there may actually be some concrete physiological benefits to squatting. Straining For one, squatting opens up the recto-anal angle, allowing the squatter to be a bit more lax when handling business. Hemorrhoids Hemorrhoids are another fixture of Western society that don’t enjoy the same prevalence in “squatting” countries. Other Claims Let me know what you think.
Full List - The 100 Best TV Shows of All-TIME - TIME First, I apologize. I know I left some of your favorite shows off this list. How do I know that? How did I settle on this list? —It’s My List… which means that it’s unavoidably subjective, indefensible and shaped by my experience. —… But It’s Not All About Me. —No Grading on A Curve. —Spread It Around. —It’s Not a Popularity Contest. —Two Shows, One Slot. —The One-Year Rule: I considered only shows that debuted before 2006, to see if they held up beyond one season or (if they lasted a year or less) if they have held up over time. Those are my rules; I took them seriously, and broke most of them at least once. Most of all, lists are about having fun and picking fights. Next The Abbott and Costello Show