Saudi Arabia portrays itself as a leading supporter of humanitarian aid, especially to the Palestinians, but the country's leadership has an ambivalent strategy towards the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Instagram is in fashion, literally. Brands use it in a variety of ways, but some still have significant room for growth. And they're not necessarily the ones you imagine.
Diversity is an enormously appealing and powerful concept, yet it can also distract us from the focus we need to face today’s pressing social issues. So what’s the way forward?
Price discrimination is a strategy companies use to charge different prices to consumers for the same or similar product or service. How does it work?
In an exclusive interview, Professor James Scott discusses anarchism and State resistance by so-called “powerless” actors. Excerpts for The Conversation France.
As in the Mediterranean, travel through the Sahara is difficult and unnecessarily dangerous by increased checks and control.
The question is no longer how to repel all threats. Instead, it's how can we organise ourselves as a society to remain ourselves in the face of these multiple threats.
Paradoxically, it is only when I disappear into the digital crowd that my personal data becomes interesting for digital merchants.
Is the impact of refugees in the host country's economy positive or negative? The real question is really quite different: can the economy really do without refugees?
Although it is unlikely to find a scenario similar to that of the major flood of 1910, France’s national flood forecasting network is closely monitoring the level of the Seine.
In South Africa, Cape Town fears "Day Zero", when the city will have to ration water drastically. The phenomenon threatens other cities as well but solutions exist.
Weakening the institutional as well as the symbolic functioning of the rule of law has the consequence of introducing new "risks", and thus creating more insecurity.
Aviation safety has much to gain from neuroscience: studying how our brains become “deaf” to alarms allows us to adapt the pilot's flight instruments.
Ten years after the publication of two major works about violence, their authors meet to discuss their theories and renew the debate.
Gold can be used to make jewelry, but also to fight cancer. Several clinical trials are currently underway in the United States where patients are being treated with gold nanoparticles.
After the G7 fiasco, it's clear that a trade war is in the making. US justifications of "national security concerns" for its tariffs suggest a legitimate target for EU countermeasures: coal.
Outside IT projects managed without the knowledge of IT departments are on the rise. What are the risks and possible consequences?
In 1954, three scientists observed a paradox to which they gave their name: the Fermi-Pasta-Ulam recurrence. Now, fibre optics are on the way to finally providing an explanation.
France’s parliament is debating a law that would allow “fake news” to be censored. While the outcome is uncertain, the precedent is dangerous.
What is a hero? If President Macron really likes heroes, shouldn’t he revise his idea of what he calls “economic migrants”?