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Revue - Université de Rennes 1
Revue de presse ANGLAIS
Semaine du 16 au 22 Janvier 2012
Time – January 16, 2012
The Economist –
2012
January 21st,
Briefing – Health & Science
The Reason for Recess: Active Children May Do Better in
School (By Alice Parks) : Children who are more physically
active may do better in school.
United States
Income inequality - Who exactly are the 1% ? : The very
Features – Britain
rich in America increasingly work in finance, marry each
The Wisdom Of Queens (By Sally Bedell Smith) : For 60 other and care passionately about politics.
years, Elizabeth II has been a model of propriety and
duty. Five things Kate can learn from her.
Online piracy - Stopping SOPA : A backlash from the
internet community against attempts to rein in content
World
thieves.
The African National Congress Turns 100: How the
Liberation Movement Lost Its Way (By Alex Perry) : The Red-light cameras - You’re on film : The trouble with
legendary liberation movement celebrates its centenary, outsourcing traffic-law enforcement. ABOUT one in five
but the party of Mandela has done far too little for a still Americans lives in one of the roughly 700 counties or
divided South Africa.
cities that have signed contracts with private firms to
install street cameras to record drivers who speed or run
Business – Sustainability
a red light. In theory, those systems sound like a good
Red State, Green City: How Austin Has Become America's idea.
Clean-Tech Hub (By Bryan Walsh) : Austin is defying
conservative Texas to become the country's clean-tech Bankrupt schools - Studying on a shoestring : A financial
hub.
crisis threatens to shut down schools in the middle of
term.
The Guardian Weekly- January
20/26, 2012
New Scientist - January 21st, 2012
Inside Guardian weekly
Inside the 20 january edition (By Abby Deveney) : Is China
looking at a hard landing? Syria's Homs is far from safe.
The Iron Lady reviewed, and the King William's College
quiz, answered.
Science
The Optimism Bias (By Tali Sharot) : Our brains may be
hardwired to look on the bright side, says neuroscientist
Tali Sharot in this extract from her new book.
News
Vegetarian orang-utans eat world's cutest animal (by
Life and Style
Michael Marshall) : When fruit is scarce, times are tough
'Yoga can damage your body' article throws exponents off- for Sumatran orang-utans. Some have adopted an unusual
balance (by Joanna Walters) : A $5bn industry is outraged coping strategy: hunting slow lorises.
over a New York Times article saying that the keep fit
regime is bad for your body.
Technology
Time for robots to get real (by Helen Greiner) : Drop the
Starbucks to display calories, but who's counting? (by
gimmicks, focus on practical problem-solving, and
Chris Harding) : Starbucks are to list calorie information
robotics can change the world, says Helen Greiner.
in their stores, but does knowing the calorie count of a
hot drink or snack actually influence whether or not you
buy it?
Financial Times Weekend Edition – Courrier International – n°1107 –
January 21/22, 2012
Du 19 au 25 janvier 2012
Companies
Lobbying scuttles US piracy laws (by David Gelles) :
Congress suspends controversial legislation. Rift between
media and technology exposed. An unconventional
lobbying campaign by technology companies and their
supporters has scuttled work on proposed legislation to
combat online piracy that just a week ago looked headed
for approval by US Congress.
Dossier « AA : La note de la France, Sarko, Le Pen et
l'avenir de l'euro »
Une économie au point mort (by Kim Willsher) : le
système de protection sociale de l'Hexagone fait des
envieux, mais coûte très cher. En pleine campagne
électorale, le gouvernement doit annoncer l'austérité.
(The Guardian, Londres)
Des candidats qui jouent « petits bras » (by John
Vinocur) : Pauvre France ! Elle n'est pas près de sortir du
marasme : les aspirants à la présidence, de peur de
déplaire, sont muets sur les grands chantiers à mener,
estime l'éditorialiste américain John Vinocur. (The New
York Times, New York)
Irlande
La « veillée américaine » : le chant du départ des jeunes
émigrants (by Brian O'Connell) : Avec la crise, les
communautés rurales sont à nouveau touchées par
l'émigration, comme au XIXè siècle. Les rituels associés
au départ reprennent vie. (The Irish Times, Dublin)
Courrier in English
Une Dame de fer sans poigne (by Cosmo Landesman) :
L'ancienne Première ministre de Grande-Bretagne
Margaret Thatcher, aujourd'hui atteinte de la maladie
d'Alzheimer, aurait sans doute peu goûté le biopic que lui
consacre Phyllida Lloyd. Seule l'interprétation de Meryl
Streep sauve ce film qui cherche à gommer tous les
aspects polémiques du thatchérisme. (The Times,
Londres)
→ article en VO avec glossaire
Economie – Matières premières
Le jus d'orange sous pression (by Paul Waldie) : gel en
Floride et traces d'un fongicide interdit dans les oranges
importées du Brésil : aux Etats-Unis, les cours grimpent.
(The Globe and Mail)
Idées
Nous sommes tous des vendeurs ! (by William
Deresiewicz) : fini les mouvements rebelles, les jeunes
d'aujourd'hui se veulent gentils, écolos. Ce sont d'abord
des autoentrepreneurs, explique l'essayiste américain
William Deresiewicz. Et leurs aînés emboîtent le pas.
(The New york Times, New York)
Insolite
Vous séchez la gym ? Votre iPhone vous retient 5 dollars
(by Tara Siegel Bernard) : Et si vous perdiez 5 dollars
chaque fois que vous séchez la gym ? Deux diplômés de
Harvard ont lancé un site appelé Gym-Pact.com fondé sur
ce concept. (The New York Times, New York)

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