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Globalization © Natacha LeeHow can Ellul, Castoriadis and Rensi, together with Zhuangzi, whose philosophies proceed unwittingly in parallel like four ships in the night, help us to understand and imagine how we might retreat from, or even transcend, the cataclysmic moment that humanity is currently experiencing, a moment of which the coronavirus may be seen as a tragic epiphenomenon.
Castoriadis, wrote very little that directly dealt with Chinese politics. What is striking, however, is how with a time-lag of between ten and twenty years, Castoriadis's analysis of the Soviet Union may be mapped onto Mao's China. Even today looking at Xi Jinping's China the insights of Castoriadis ring true.
Before me, the Anglican cathedral looms, 'A Certain Purity of Light' © Gregory B. LeeThere is no way I could not like Jennifer Lee Tsai’s poetry, a poetry that rises like mist off the mingling tides of the rivers Mersey and Pearl. Her poetry is written out of lived experience, and so rings true. Its “Chineseness” seems natural, woven-in, not forced, not precious or ostentatious. But Tsai’s is above all a personal and ‘local’ poetry —in the best senses of both terms.
Pour arrêter la catastrophe contre laquelle se dresse Extinction Rebellion, il faut mener une action urgente. Mais une stratégie de limites suffit-elle ? Il faut aussi un nouvel imaginaire culturel basé sur la créativité et l’épanouissement de tous, un programme assurant la survie et la construction d'une vie digne pour nos descendants.
Sanubar Tursun, world-renowned Uygur musician, scheduled to tour France in February 2019 is a major artist in the Uyghur community. Sanubar Tursun has performed notably in Turkey, Switzerland, Belgium, Italy, the UK and the US. Her February 2019 concerts in France, announced in Spring 2018, were cancelled in early November 2018 as she faced difficulties leaving China.