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Anything you don’t need to know, you learn it from Media

January 29, 2013

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I have always believed in the media and their sacred power of truth-spreading across the world but I forget, too often, that media are run by humans who are easily manipulated and corrupted and who, in turn, manipulate to their own benefit. Media distortion is one of the biggest plagues that affects human beings by depriving […]

Egypt: the fall of a never-happened democracy

December 26, 2012

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The birth of a Constitution recalls, into my mind, the image of thousands of people singing and dancing along the streets and the overwhelming feelings of joy, hope and trust in  politicians supposed to rule the country as best as they can to guarantee protection and well being. And the jubilation is soon spread all over […]

2012 has taught me that….

December 18, 2012

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As Twitter is overwhelmed by the hashtag #2012hastaughtme, I want to look back over 2012, which has been tumultuous and full of surprises.  The year started with the last sparks of the Arab Spring Revolution which, in 2011, had instilled hope for so many countries to finally overthrow harsh dictatorships and eventually achieve democracy. Despite […]