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    Writing world in a nutshell

    François Brutsch · Sunday, 3 October - 13:47

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    Thread by @incunabula: European civilization is built on ham and cheese, which allowed protein to be stored throughout the icy winters. Without this, urban societies in most of central Europe would simply not have ...…

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    Un excellent article d'Anna Lietti

    François Brutsch · Saturday, 2 October - 19:18

  • Trans, détrans: alertes pour un scandale annoncé

    D’un côté, une flambée d’adolescentes qui demandent à devenir des garçons. De l’autre, des repentis et repenties de la transition qui alimentent le soupçon: changer de sexe ne serait-il pas un moyen d’échapper à l’homophobie pour certains jeunes? Surtout des filles? La «question trans» est complexe, paradoxale, ultra-délicate. Problème immédiat: des mineurs se voient prescrire des traitements irréversibles, sur des bases scientifiques controversées. Y compris en Suisse.

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    Aspiration and exile

    François Brutsch · Tuesday, 21 September - 14:42 edit

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    An Elegy for Afghanistan - Newlines Magazine

    When I looked at that picture, I couldn’t help but compare the tragedy of my generation with that of our future children: We were born in war, but we had an Afghanistan, whereas our children will be born in peace, but they won’t have an Afghanistan. They will be strangers to the country of their parents’ birth.

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    Afghanistan: the women's fight

    François Brutsch · Monday, 13 September - 20:38 edit

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    Afghan Women Confront the Taliban - Newlines Magazine

    The Taliban’s newly formed interim cabinet doesn’t include any women. They have banned unauthorized protests and attacked journalists for reporting on them. Yet the protests have continued. The women are fierce. They are not content with simply preserving their rights, they are demanding leadership positions in any new government.