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Will Smith is one of the world?s biggest stars, a rapper, producer, and actor who has been at the forefront of popular culture for several decades. Fans all over the world love Smith and his outgoing, relaxed personality, and these days, he?s still one of the most popular actors in Hollywood. Smith got his start in music before eventually transitioning to a career in acting, and most of his fans know that he first received critical acclaim in the classic ?90s sitcom, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

Will Smith first ventured into acting in ?The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air?

In the late ?80s, Smith experienced his first brush with success, releasing rap songs under the name the Fresh Prince. However, it was when Smith began starring in the TV show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air that his fortunes really changed. The series debuted on television in 1990 and told the story of a young street-smart teenager named Will Smith who is sent to move with his wealthy aunt and uncle in Bel-Air, California.

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) [summary] => Will Smith is one of the world?s biggest stars, a rapper, producer, and actor who has been at the forefront of popular culture for several decades. Fans all over the world love Smith and his outgoing, relaxed personality, and these days, he?s still one of the most popular actors in Hollywood. Smith got his start ... Read more [atom_content] =>

Will Smith is one of the world?s biggest stars, a rapper, producer, and actor who has been at the forefront of popular culture for several decades. Fans all over the world love Smith and his outgoing, relaxed personality, and these days, he?s still one of the most popular actors in Hollywood. Smith got his start in music before eventually transitioning to a career in acting, and most of his fans know that he first received critical acclaim in the classic ?90s sitcom, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

Will Smith first ventured into acting in ?The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air?

In the late ?80s, Smith experienced his first brush with success, releasing rap songs under the name the Fresh Prince. However, it was when Smith began starring in the TV show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air that his fortunes really changed. The series debuted on television in 1990 and told the story of a young street-smart teenager named Will Smith who is sent to move with his wealthy aunt and uncle in Bel-Air, California.

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This ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Pilot Scene Was Improvised By Will Smith

[date_timestamp] => 1638109573 ) [1] => Array ( [title] => George Clooney, Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine Among Hollywood Players Starting Schools in Los Angeles [link] => https://genesisblocknews.com/george-clooney-dr-dre-and-jimmy-iovine-among-hollywood-players-starting-schools-in-los-angeles/ [dc] => Array ( [creator] => Pauline Moonlky ) [pubdate] => Sun, 28 Nov 2021 12:31:08 +0000 [category] => Trending PeopleAmongAngelesClooneyDreGeorgeHollywoodIovineJimmylosPlayersschoolsstarting [guid] => https://genesisblocknews.com/?p=7420 [description] => Hollywood and the education system have been intertwined for many years, with celebrities and industry companies long writing checks and forming charitable partnerships to give back to the next generation. As of late, though, Hollywood has taken a big new step in changing the school system: creating its own. The Roybal School of Film and ... Read more [content] => Array ( [encoded] =>

Hollywood and the education system have been intertwined for many years, with celebrities and industry companies long writing checks and forming charitable partnerships to give back to the next generation. As of late, though, Hollywood has taken a big new step in changing the school system: creating its own.

The Roybal School of Film and Television Production, with a board featuring George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Don Cheadle, Kerry Washington, Mindy Kaling, Nicole Avant, Eva Longoria, Working Title Films? Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, and CAA?s Bryan Lourd, was announced in June, with plans to welcome high school students starting next fall.

And Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre ? who unveiled the USC Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation (IYA) in 2013 ? will open a public high school in South L.A. in 2022. LeBron James also has his own school in Ohio, Sean Combs is behind three Capital Preparatory Schools in New York and Pharrell Williams has plans to open one in Virginia.

Clooney and his producing partner Heslov came up with the idea for Roybal after conversations with Fellner and Lourd about ways to better bring diversity to below-the-line Hollywood jobs. ?There?s so many kids in Los Angeles, being the heart of Hollywood, who don?t even realize that a visual effects job exists out there because they?re not given the opportunities,? says Clooney. As a result, his team worked with the Los Angeles Unified School District to design a magnet school (to start with ninth and 10th graders before expanding to 11th and 12th) for students in underserved communities to have a pathway to work in production through education, internships and valuable industry connections.

?We don?t want this to be the showy version of this, we don?t want it to be acting or writing or directing necessarily,? Clooney says of the focus on behind-the-camera areas of Hollywood ?that you actually make a really good living at.? And if it goes well, he has ideas of taking the same model to other major filming cities like New York, Atlanta and New Orleans.

With so many projects in production these days, Clooney says, ?there?s an enormous amount of jobs in editing, in visual effects, in makeup and hair, that we can, that we should, be able to access. Why not access it with all of this young talent that we have in our own backyard? It?s ridiculous that we wouldn?t.?

Clooney and Heslov are helping design the curriculum as well as spearheading fundraising and are in conversations with every studio, streamer, network and union to be involved ? as Clooney jokes, ?I?m really good at guilting people.? On a more serious note, ?They want to be able to say they?re part of the solution to this #OscarsSoWhite kind of argument; they want to be part of the solution,? the star adds. Clooney and Heslov also intend to be involved in teaching, and other names (like Joel Coen) have expressed similar interest. ?That?s one of the things we?re most excited about, to go in and be able to spend time with the kids,? says Heslov.

The school also is part of a larger LAUSD mission to focus on real-world jobs and career readiness. ?When it comes to the nuances of film and television, we don?t have any of that knowledge,? says senior director of the superintendent?s office Jared DuPree, ?and on their end, they can?t speak to us about graduation requirements as it relates to A-through-G readiness. So we both need each other.?

Iovine and Dre?s IYA has served a similar role in the community, offering innovative education at USC through undergraduate and grad programs based on the skills they both learned in their music careers and Beats By Dre collaboration.

?It?s really the big fix, as far as we?re concerned,? Iovine says. ?We?re getting the basic groundwork right, which is getting our kids better educated and healthier overall. It?s also an area we?re passionate about, which is combining the arts and technology, which we feel is the future of the workforce. And we feel we owe a lot to the inner city and we want to do the right thing there.?

That mission will soon expand with the upcoming high school, a Leimert Park magnet temporarily called Regional High School No. 1 ? also in partnership with LAUSD ? which will use their integrated design, business and technology curriculum to teach the next generation of innovators. And in the next few years, Iovine hopes to keep growing their education model, both in and out of L.A.

George Clooney and the Edward R. Roybal Learning Center in L.A.?s Westlake area.
Dave Benett/Wireimage; Courtesy Of Lausd

?We?re old-fashioned record makers. We focus on what you?re doing at that moment, and you get that right, and then you can mold the rest of it,? the longtime music exec says. ?It took us eight to nine years to get the academy right, and now we?re ready to move on to a high school, and then we want to scale the high school, and we are also looking at other cities. We just want to get the model right.?

And while not everyone can start a school, other Hollywood figures remain prominent donors to existing institutions. Chuck Lorre has donated millions for STEM education through his Big Bang Theory Scholars program at UCLA and Young Sheldon initiatives in L.A. and Texas, and in 2020 provided food scarcity grants to L.A. public schools and local charities totaling over $1.5 million. Will.i.am?s i.am Angel Foundation has also teamed with LAUSD to bring robotics learning to 12,000 Boyle Heights students. And in 2019, CAA partnered with LAUSD to help further public education initiatives.

As magnet schools that are fully part of LAUSD, the Iovine and Dre high school and Roybal represent a shift in Hollywood?s support of education, which in recent years has tended to focus on backing independent charter schools. (Netflix?s Reed Hastings has donated millions to support charters.) That?s significant, says public education advocate and former producer Tracy Abbott. ?I?m relieved to see that Dre, Iovine and Clooney had not chosen the investor-driven charter school route, which is financed with public dollars but privately managed. I?m pretty sure a CEO of a charter school with an inflated salary would be counterproductive to their goals,? Abbott says. ?Then there is the fact that charter teachers and staff are predominately without collective bargaining. In this important era of equity and social justice, magnets make more sense.?

As IYA dean Thanassis Rikakis puts it, ?Hollywood saying, ?We can do better, and we have the knowledge, we have the resources, we have the partners to do better,? is a statement that really brings the best out of society because it creates aspirations. They?re not just coming out and giving a speech and going home; [they?re saying,] ?We are putting everything we have ? our knowledge, our time, our money ? into not letting education fail so many people.? ?

This story first appeared in the Nov. 22 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. Click here to subscribe.

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George Clooney, Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine Among Hollywood Players Starting Schools in Los Angeles

) [summary] => Hollywood and the education system have been intertwined for many years, with celebrities and industry companies long writing checks and forming charitable partnerships to give back to the next generation. As of late, though, Hollywood has taken a big new step in changing the school system: creating its own. The Roybal School of Film and ... Read more [atom_content] =>

Hollywood and the education system have been intertwined for many years, with celebrities and industry companies long writing checks and forming charitable partnerships to give back to the next generation. As of late, though, Hollywood has taken a big new step in changing the school system: creating its own.

The Roybal School of Film and Television Production, with a board featuring George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Don Cheadle, Kerry Washington, Mindy Kaling, Nicole Avant, Eva Longoria, Working Title Films? Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, and CAA?s Bryan Lourd, was announced in June, with plans to welcome high school students starting next fall.

And Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre ? who unveiled the USC Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation (IYA) in 2013 ? will open a public high school in South L.A. in 2022. LeBron James also has his own school in Ohio, Sean Combs is behind three Capital Preparatory Schools in New York and Pharrell Williams has plans to open one in Virginia.

Clooney and his producing partner Heslov came up with the idea for Roybal after conversations with Fellner and Lourd about ways to better bring diversity to below-the-line Hollywood jobs. ?There?s so many kids in Los Angeles, being the heart of Hollywood, who don?t even realize that a visual effects job exists out there because they?re not given the opportunities,? says Clooney. As a result, his team worked with the Los Angeles Unified School District to design a magnet school (to start with ninth and 10th graders before expanding to 11th and 12th) for students in underserved communities to have a pathway to work in production through education, internships and valuable industry connections.

?We don?t want this to be the showy version of this, we don?t want it to be acting or writing or directing necessarily,? Clooney says of the focus on behind-the-camera areas of Hollywood ?that you actually make a really good living at.? And if it goes well, he has ideas of taking the same model to other major filming cities like New York, Atlanta and New Orleans.

With so many projects in production these days, Clooney says, ?there?s an enormous amount of jobs in editing, in visual effects, in makeup and hair, that we can, that we should, be able to access. Why not access it with all of this young talent that we have in our own backyard? It?s ridiculous that we wouldn?t.?

Clooney and Heslov are helping design the curriculum as well as spearheading fundraising and are in conversations with every studio, streamer, network and union to be involved ? as Clooney jokes, ?I?m really good at guilting people.? On a more serious note, ?They want to be able to say they?re part of the solution to this #OscarsSoWhite kind of argument; they want to be part of the solution,? the star adds. Clooney and Heslov also intend to be involved in teaching, and other names (like Joel Coen) have expressed similar interest. ?That?s one of the things we?re most excited about, to go in and be able to spend time with the kids,? says Heslov.

The school also is part of a larger LAUSD mission to focus on real-world jobs and career readiness. ?When it comes to the nuances of film and television, we don?t have any of that knowledge,? says senior director of the superintendent?s office Jared DuPree, ?and on their end, they can?t speak to us about graduation requirements as it relates to A-through-G readiness. So we both need each other.?

Iovine and Dre?s IYA has served a similar role in the community, offering innovative education at USC through undergraduate and grad programs based on the skills they both learned in their music careers and Beats By Dre collaboration.

?It?s really the big fix, as far as we?re concerned,? Iovine says. ?We?re getting the basic groundwork right, which is getting our kids better educated and healthier overall. It?s also an area we?re passionate about, which is combining the arts and technology, which we feel is the future of the workforce. And we feel we owe a lot to the inner city and we want to do the right thing there.?

That mission will soon expand with the upcoming high school, a Leimert Park magnet temporarily called Regional High School No. 1 ? also in partnership with LAUSD ? which will use their integrated design, business and technology curriculum to teach the next generation of innovators. And in the next few years, Iovine hopes to keep growing their education model, both in and out of L.A.

George Clooney and the Edward R. Roybal Learning Center in L.A.?s Westlake area.
Dave Benett/Wireimage; Courtesy Of Lausd

?We?re old-fashioned record makers. We focus on what you?re doing at that moment, and you get that right, and then you can mold the rest of it,? the longtime music exec says. ?It took us eight to nine years to get the academy right, and now we?re ready to move on to a high school, and then we want to scale the high school, and we are also looking at other cities. We just want to get the model right.?

And while not everyone can start a school, other Hollywood figures remain prominent donors to existing institutions. Chuck Lorre has donated millions for STEM education through his Big Bang Theory Scholars program at UCLA and Young Sheldon initiatives in L.A. and Texas, and in 2020 provided food scarcity grants to L.A. public schools and local charities totaling over $1.5 million. Will.i.am?s i.am Angel Foundation has also teamed with LAUSD to bring robotics learning to 12,000 Boyle Heights students. And in 2019, CAA partnered with LAUSD to help further public education initiatives.

As magnet schools that are fully part of LAUSD, the Iovine and Dre high school and Roybal represent a shift in Hollywood?s support of education, which in recent years has tended to focus on backing independent charter schools. (Netflix?s Reed Hastings has donated millions to support charters.) That?s significant, says public education advocate and former producer Tracy Abbott. ?I?m relieved to see that Dre, Iovine and Clooney had not chosen the investor-driven charter school route, which is financed with public dollars but privately managed. I?m pretty sure a CEO of a charter school with an inflated salary would be counterproductive to their goals,? Abbott says. ?Then there is the fact that charter teachers and staff are predominately without collective bargaining. In this important era of equity and social justice, magnets make more sense.?

As IYA dean Thanassis Rikakis puts it, ?Hollywood saying, ?We can do better, and we have the knowledge, we have the resources, we have the partners to do better,? is a statement that really brings the best out of society because it creates aspirations. They?re not just coming out and giving a speech and going home; [they?re saying,] ?We are putting everything we have ? our knowledge, our time, our money ? into not letting education fail so many people.? ?

This story first appeared in the Nov. 22 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. Click here to subscribe.

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George Clooney, Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine Among Hollywood Players Starting Schools in Los Angeles

[date_timestamp] => 1638102668 ) [2] => Array ( [title] => ?We? boycott large companies ? ?They? are the bastards and have the greatest change power in house ? Foodlog [link] => https://genesisblocknews.com/we-boycott-large-companies-they-are-the-bastards-and-have-the-greatest-change-power-in-house-foodlog/ [dc] => Array ( [creator] => Pauline Moonlky ) [pubdate] => Sun, 28 Nov 2021 12:13:53 +0000 [category] => MagazinebastardsboycottchangeCompaniesFoodloggreatesthouselargePower [guid] => https://genesisblocknews.com/?p=7414 [description] => Big companies would act solely out of self-interest. Examples of that sentiment are the criticism of Heineken’s encouragement to vaccinate or Ben & Jerry’s (Unilever) sales freeze in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Something is being sought behind; it would just be about selling. According to health scientists such as Jaap Seidell and Jutka Halberstadt influence ... Read more [content] => Array ( [encoded] =>

Big companies would act solely out of self-interest. Examples of that sentiment are the criticism of Heineken’s encouragement to vaccinate or Ben & Jerry’s (Unilever) sales freeze in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Something is being sought behind; it would just be about selling.

According to health scientists such as Jaap Seidell and Jutka Halberstadt influence companies the scientific and public opinion shameless and cunning. They see colleagues who put themselves at the mercy of the industry and produce study results with favorable outcomes for the product under study. Lobbyists visit politicians and governments with the aim of watering down policy. The Agreement on the Improvement of Product Composition, which was aimed at getting the business community to reduce the percentage of sugar, salt and saturated fat, has failed, say the Consumers’ Association and the RIVM. Putting meaning and a better society at the forefront cost Danone’s CEO Emmanuel Faber his position. That is fine with the status of ‘entreprise à mission’, but then the results must not be left behind and the share price must remain positive.

us vs them
There seems to be an us and a them. We are the consumers, NGOs, the government and activist scientists like Seidell. We want companies to take responsibility for people’s health and therefore adapt their products to healthier ones. They are the powerful big corporations, doing everything they can to sell as much as possible, at all costs, even if the price is the health of consumers. We have nothing in common, it seems, that we can relate to. We do not share values ??that can lead our actions to cooperate.

An interpretation of the history of our existence can help to better understand the situation that has arisen.

(No) shared values
Man is a herd animal that finds protection against dangers in groups. People need to form a relationship with each other, because only together are they strong enough to survive constant threats. This also includes shared values, which everyone implicitly accepts. Within the group you will not steal, not kill, and so on. It took people thousands of years to refine their mutual behavior into an ethic. To eventually end up in the time of the industrial revolution (late 18th, early 19th century). It made a money economy possible. Before then you were rich if you had land with serfs who depended on your land and tilled it for you. You needed the others and they needed you. Everyone was dependent on each other, everyone took and gave, although one was much more powerful than the other. The fate of the nobleman and landowner was tied to his serfs. Lord and serf needed each other. One had the land on which the others worked and which they all ate. The lord became rich from what was left. He could trade with it and that made him rich, while his subjects remained poor.

The industrial revolution and the evolving technology after that democratized the possibilities of getting rich. The serfs moved away from the country to the city where they could work in factories and earn a salary. In the beginning, that was certainly more poverty than fat, but eventually this new industrial world developed into the modern money economy. Everyone seemed to be able to participate in a richer life. After the First and Second World Wars, governments ensured affordable food and the spread of the wealth that could arise as a result. That worked out great. But where before the industrial revolution there were still shared values, these more and more disappeared.

Because with the French revolution, roughly simultaneously with the industrial revolution, we are throwing old self-evident value patterns overboard. Nietzsche declared God dead. From that moment on there were no more obvious things and we had to create our own world and values. The development of technology and further mechanization of the industrial world continued. We are now further along and digitization is replacing industrialization. Together they further remove people from the realization that they are dependent on each other. The values ??that everyone seemed to subscribe to was the pursuit of prosperity for all. We made our society into a liberal society: a society based on maximum individual freedom, technological development and making money in a free market. And with as little interference as possible from governments, let alone from the church.

Neoliberalism since the 1970s
Since the 70s and 80s of the last century, it came neoliberalism on. This entails a reinforcement of the free market model, which is actively legitimized by the government. Money and the good become synonymous. Or, as Gordon Gekko said in the movie Wall Street (1987): greed – for lack of a better word – is good. Greed is right. Greed works.

Due to the development of technology, there is no longer any question of forced cooperation between people who are constantly under threat. This also leaves out the basic values ??that are based on that cooperation. The role of the government and the tax burden are being reduced, privatizations are the order of the day. Neoliberalism and consumerism are closely intertwined. This is the context in which companies have been able to grow into large, powerful entities, where the sky the limit seems to be. Collaboration is no longer necessary, and until recently we didn’t realize that nature would force us to do it again.

But now it is. There appear to be limits to growth. We realize that we have a major climate problem and a biodiversity crisis and that obese people in particular are becoming seriously ill due to a new virus. We have placed such an emphasis on earning money and prosperity for as many people as possible that we thought we no longer needed any other public values. This also means that we do not have a common idea of ??where we want to go and how we want to overcome the dangers.

SMEs and start-ups could make the difference. They seem to be more in line with the ‘we’. The Vegetarian Butcher is an example of such a company in the green corner that wants to protect humanity from the danger from outside. ‘We’ loved it when it was still the founders, because they wanted to save the world from climate change and animal suffering. After the owners sold it to Unilever, it suddenly became a lot less OK, while the company just kept doing the same. Interesting, right?

Earnings model no longer enough

So there are threats, but we have forgotten our common values ??and have lost the ability to develop them together in dependence on each other. Companies try to solve the climate problem with revenue models, while it is about the value of dependence on each other. And pointing at the government immediately creates embarrassment.

Still, a growing group of experts say it’s time for governments to set food requirements. There should be ‘seat belts and crumple zones’ for foodstuffs and stimulants. However, this is so far-reaching that governments cannot do this without deeply intervening in existing structures, which they themselves not only allowed, but also helped to create. Government intervention would seriously harm the legal interests of companies. Against this background, we can better understand the above-mentioned shyness. It is not so easy for the government to intervene in our food system.

Like-minded people find each other
The public that needs to be protected also resists. We are addicted to our pleasure. We still want to be able to freely choose what we eat and drink. No government should be allowed to decide what someone does or does not ingest.

Initiatives from alternative circuits, such as new forms of citizen cooperatives, on the other hand, have the wind at their back. Kees Klomp, champion of the Meaning Economy: ?Corporates are becoming the dinosaurs of our time. Energy or food cooperatives are much more resilient to these times.? In such cooperatives, like-minded people who want a better world find each other. They succeed in addressing people on values, aimed at common values, which transcend individual interests.

Companies as scapegoats
Traditional companies that only pursue their own interests do not fit into the Klomp camp. After all, they made the world as it is today. ‘Big corporations that get rich off the backs of all the people. They make us drive wrong cars. They make us eat unhealthy food,’ – we all know such language. In such a situation, us-them thinking thrives. And it feeds the mistrust, which we need to understand better.

The question is whether we did not want that car and unhealthy food ourselves. Not only do we arrive at different insights, large companies do too. After all, they live off the earth, some of them also realize that we need to make a radical change, that we have to move towards a circular economy. Moreover, they have a lot of change power. But it’s easier to shut ourselves up in small communities of like-minded people and choose a scapegoat, because of course we have to move on.

You establish your values ??in communication with each other. (Social) media is not cooperating in this regard. Media are powerful enhancers of this us-them thinking. Media seek the difference and are therefore made to diverge, to disagree with each other. They feed individualism. If we don’t disagree, it doesn’t matter. Another element also plays a role: differences in communication styles between generations. Isn’t it crazy for people over 50 to communicate about Major Interests and Major Goals, want to convince the younger generations or be convinced to participate in something and then have fun with it?

What we fail to realize, however, is that in times of crisis it is a luxury to disagree. The question is also whether we are still in a luxury position. In other words, aren’t the current crises forcing us to think more inclusively? Can we afford to keep thinking divergently, isn’t collaboration sorely needed? If you don’t come to common action and fight each other out, will you make progress? And if you are already ready to collaborate, how do you shape the communication that can lead to new common values?

SMEs and start-ups could make the difference. They seem to be more in line with the ‘we’. The Vegetarian Butcher is an example of such a company in the green corner that wants to protect humanity from the danger from outside. ‘We’ loved it when it was still the founders, because they wanted to save the world from climate change and animal suffering. After the owners sold it to Unilever, it suddenly became a lot less OK, while the company just kept doing the same. Interesting, right?

We would like to say thanks to the author of this post for this amazing web content

‘We’ boycott large companies – ‘They’ are the bastards and have the greatest change power in house – Foodlog

) [summary] => Big companies would act solely out of self-interest. Examples of that sentiment are the criticism of Heineken’s encouragement to vaccinate or Ben & Jerry’s (Unilever) sales freeze in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Something is being sought behind; it would just be about selling. According to health scientists such as Jaap Seidell and Jutka Halberstadt influence ... Read more [atom_content] =>

Big companies would act solely out of self-interest. Examples of that sentiment are the criticism of Heineken’s encouragement to vaccinate or Ben & Jerry’s (Unilever) sales freeze in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Something is being sought behind; it would just be about selling.

According to health scientists such as Jaap Seidell and Jutka Halberstadt influence companies the scientific and public opinion shameless and cunning. They see colleagues who put themselves at the mercy of the industry and produce study results with favorable outcomes for the product under study. Lobbyists visit politicians and governments with the aim of watering down policy. The Agreement on the Improvement of Product Composition, which was aimed at getting the business community to reduce the percentage of sugar, salt and saturated fat, has failed, say the Consumers’ Association and the RIVM. Putting meaning and a better society at the forefront cost Danone’s CEO Emmanuel Faber his position. That is fine with the status of ‘entreprise à mission’, but then the results must not be left behind and the share price must remain positive.

us vs them
There seems to be an us and a them. We are the consumers, NGOs, the government and activist scientists like Seidell. We want companies to take responsibility for people’s health and therefore adapt their products to healthier ones. They are the powerful big corporations, doing everything they can to sell as much as possible, at all costs, even if the price is the health of consumers. We have nothing in common, it seems, that we can relate to. We do not share values ??that can lead our actions to cooperate.

An interpretation of the history of our existence can help to better understand the situation that has arisen.

(No) shared values
Man is a herd animal that finds protection against dangers in groups. People need to form a relationship with each other, because only together are they strong enough to survive constant threats. This also includes shared values, which everyone implicitly accepts. Within the group you will not steal, not kill, and so on. It took people thousands of years to refine their mutual behavior into an ethic. To eventually end up in the time of the industrial revolution (late 18th, early 19th century). It made a money economy possible. Before then you were rich if you had land with serfs who depended on your land and tilled it for you. You needed the others and they needed you. Everyone was dependent on each other, everyone took and gave, although one was much more powerful than the other. The fate of the nobleman and landowner was tied to his serfs. Lord and serf needed each other. One had the land on which the others worked and which they all ate. The lord became rich from what was left. He could trade with it and that made him rich, while his subjects remained poor.

The industrial revolution and the evolving technology after that democratized the possibilities of getting rich. The serfs moved away from the country to the city where they could work in factories and earn a salary. In the beginning, that was certainly more poverty than fat, but eventually this new industrial world developed into the modern money economy. Everyone seemed to be able to participate in a richer life. After the First and Second World Wars, governments ensured affordable food and the spread of the wealth that could arise as a result. That worked out great. But where before the industrial revolution there were still shared values, these more and more disappeared.

Because with the French revolution, roughly simultaneously with the industrial revolution, we are throwing old self-evident value patterns overboard. Nietzsche declared God dead. From that moment on there were no more obvious things and we had to create our own world and values. The development of technology and further mechanization of the industrial world continued. We are now further along and digitization is replacing industrialization. Together they further remove people from the realization that they are dependent on each other. The values ??that everyone seemed to subscribe to was the pursuit of prosperity for all. We made our society into a liberal society: a society based on maximum individual freedom, technological development and making money in a free market. And with as little interference as possible from governments, let alone from the church.

Neoliberalism since the 1970s
Since the 70s and 80s of the last century, it came neoliberalism on. This entails a reinforcement of the free market model, which is actively legitimized by the government. Money and the good become synonymous. Or, as Gordon Gekko said in the movie Wall Street (1987): greed – for lack of a better word – is good. Greed is right. Greed works.

Due to the development of technology, there is no longer any question of forced cooperation between people who are constantly under threat. This also leaves out the basic values ??that are based on that cooperation. The role of the government and the tax burden are being reduced, privatizations are the order of the day. Neoliberalism and consumerism are closely intertwined. This is the context in which companies have been able to grow into large, powerful entities, where the sky the limit seems to be. Collaboration is no longer necessary, and until recently we didn’t realize that nature would force us to do it again.

But now it is. There appear to be limits to growth. We realize that we have a major climate problem and a biodiversity crisis and that obese people in particular are becoming seriously ill due to a new virus. We have placed such an emphasis on earning money and prosperity for as many people as possible that we thought we no longer needed any other public values. This also means that we do not have a common idea of ??where we want to go and how we want to overcome the dangers.

SMEs and start-ups could make the difference. They seem to be more in line with the ‘we’. The Vegetarian Butcher is an example of such a company in the green corner that wants to protect humanity from the danger from outside. ‘We’ loved it when it was still the founders, because they wanted to save the world from climate change and animal suffering. After the owners sold it to Unilever, it suddenly became a lot less OK, while the company just kept doing the same. Interesting, right?

Earnings model no longer enough

So there are threats, but we have forgotten our common values ??and have lost the ability to develop them together in dependence on each other. Companies try to solve the climate problem with revenue models, while it is about the value of dependence on each other. And pointing at the government immediately creates embarrassment.

Still, a growing group of experts say it’s time for governments to set food requirements. There should be ‘seat belts and crumple zones’ for foodstuffs and stimulants. However, this is so far-reaching that governments cannot do this without deeply intervening in existing structures, which they themselves not only allowed, but also helped to create. Government intervention would seriously harm the legal interests of companies. Against this background, we can better understand the above-mentioned shyness. It is not so easy for the government to intervene in our food system.

Like-minded people find each other
The public that needs to be protected also resists. We are addicted to our pleasure. We still want to be able to freely choose what we eat and drink. No government should be allowed to decide what someone does or does not ingest.

Initiatives from alternative circuits, such as new forms of citizen cooperatives, on the other hand, have the wind at their back. Kees Klomp, champion of the Meaning Economy: ?Corporates are becoming the dinosaurs of our time. Energy or food cooperatives are much more resilient to these times.? In such cooperatives, like-minded people who want a better world find each other. They succeed in addressing people on values, aimed at common values, which transcend individual interests.

Companies as scapegoats
Traditional companies that only pursue their own interests do not fit into the Klomp camp. After all, they made the world as it is today. ‘Big corporations that get rich off the backs of all the people. They make us drive wrong cars. They make us eat unhealthy food,’ – we all know such language. In such a situation, us-them thinking thrives. And it feeds the mistrust, which we need to understand better.

The question is whether we did not want that car and unhealthy food ourselves. Not only do we arrive at different insights, large companies do too. After all, they live off the earth, some of them also realize that we need to make a radical change, that we have to move towards a circular economy. Moreover, they have a lot of change power. But it’s easier to shut ourselves up in small communities of like-minded people and choose a scapegoat, because of course we have to move on.

You establish your values ??in communication with each other. (Social) media is not cooperating in this regard. Media are powerful enhancers of this us-them thinking. Media seek the difference and are therefore made to diverge, to disagree with each other. They feed individualism. If we don’t disagree, it doesn’t matter. Another element also plays a role: differences in communication styles between generations. Isn’t it crazy for people over 50 to communicate about Major Interests and Major Goals, want to convince the younger generations or be convinced to participate in something and then have fun with it?

What we fail to realize, however, is that in times of crisis it is a luxury to disagree. The question is also whether we are still in a luxury position. In other words, aren’t the current crises forcing us to think more inclusively? Can we afford to keep thinking divergently, isn’t collaboration sorely needed? If you don’t come to common action and fight each other out, will you make progress? And if you are already ready to collaborate, how do you shape the communication that can lead to new common values?

SMEs and start-ups could make the difference. They seem to be more in line with the ‘we’. The Vegetarian Butcher is an example of such a company in the green corner that wants to protect humanity from the danger from outside. ‘We’ loved it when it was still the founders, because they wanted to save the world from climate change and animal suffering. After the owners sold it to Unilever, it suddenly became a lot less OK, while the company just kept doing the same. Interesting, right?

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‘We’ boycott large companies – ‘They’ are the bastards and have the greatest change power in house – Foodlog

[date_timestamp] => 1638101633 ) [3] => Array ( [title] => The risky bet of the Chinese settled in South Sudan [link] => https://genesisblocknews.com/the-risky-bet-of-the-chinese-settled-in-south-sudan/ [dc] => Array ( [creator] => Paula Hooper ) [pubdate] => Sun, 28 Nov 2021 12:08:04 +0000 [category] => World NewsbetChineseriskysettledSouthSudan [guid] => https://genesisblocknews.com/?p=7408 [description] => Sitting on his concrete terrace overlooking the Nile, a porcelain teapot with floral motifs close at hand, Mr. Sheng, 65, takes his troubles patiently. “We are on stand-by, there are no opportunities at the moment”, he said. Arrived in 2006 in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, this native of the Chinese province of Jiangsu ... Read more [content] => Array ( [encoded] =>

Sitting on his concrete terrace overlooking the Nile, a porcelain teapot with floral motifs close at hand, Mr. Sheng, 65, takes his troubles patiently. “We are on stand-by, there are no opportunities at the moment”, he said. Arrived in 2006 in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, this native of the Chinese province of Jiangsu is one of the pioneers who left to seek his fortune in a country where everything had to be built. ?There was nothing and no one here at the time! I chose land for my farm and I rented it for a period of thirty years ?, he confides.

Since then, hangars, factories, farms and a slaughterhouse have sprung up in the middle of this peri-urban area of ??the South Sudanese capital. Mr. Sheng now has nineteen industrial plants, mostly Chinese, along this road that runs along the Nile. ?It has become China Street! “, he jokes. Installed with his wife and their son in this both grandiose and unfinished property, however, he has not yet achieved the expected profits.

Ms. Zhou Xing is a Chinese owner of a vegetable farm in Juba, South Sudan on November 20, 2021.
Kasimiro Luis grows a variety of long bean at a Chinese vegetable farm in Juba, South Sudan, November 21, 2021.

His farm of more than 54,000 square meters produces exclusively Chinese vegetables, which demand is insufficient to sell. But Mr. Sheng is not discouraged. “I still have fifteen years to make up for it!” “, he said, convinced that “South Sudan will be number one in Africa within a few years if peace prevails, because everything is there: space, fertile soil, water, and a small population”.

Clashes and looting

As early as 2005, at the end of the second Sudanese civil war, and even more after the independence of South Sudan in 2011, Beijing was involved in the construction of public buildings, and highways, or in the allocation of scholarships for students, even though China had supported the Khartoum regime against South Sudanese rebels. A small Chinese community had quickly formed in this new country, with more than 3,500 nationals at the height of its presence. But more than two-thirds have now left, after having gone bankrupt or feared in the face of the violence that affected the capital. First in 2013, when a new civil war started, then in 2016, when a first peace agreement failed, giving rise to clashes and looting which did not spare the Chinese.

Aid invests in South Sudan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Juba, South Sudan, November 25, 2021
Juba Hospital Emergency Medical Team, South Sudan, November 24, 2021.
Juba University Hospital built by
Episode 1 The 400,000 specters that haunt South Sudan’s sacked dream

Despite these upheavals, Beijing has worked to strengthen its presence. The bright red “China Aid” sign overlooking the entrance to the new buildings of the Juba University Hospital warns the visitor: these three-storey buildings, spread over an area of ??13,450 m2 are a gift from China. They were inaugurated in 2019, “At the conclusion of phase 1 of the modernization and expansion project” hospital, says Dr Ding Zhen, head of the 9e Chinese medical mission to South Sudan. A partnership with Anhui Provincial University, China, established in 2012, which has enabled the establishment of a brand new medical imaging department.

Episode 3 In Juba, odd jobs and big contracts for foreigners

But behind the smooth facade of a relationship based on « respect » and the “Mutual benefits”, the reality is more nuanced. The South Sudanese crisis has claimed Chinese victims: two peacekeepers killed in 2016, and an engineer shot dead in May on the Juba-Rumbek highway construction site. In addition, the “revitalized” peace agreement of 2018 has still not produced a unified army, a project backed by China, the main donor of tents, uniforms and food for the training camps. Finally, the desire for greater regulation of the oil sector, and in particular the establishment of more advantageous salary scales for South Sudanese employees, do not please Beijing.

Anger of the South Sudanese

“Oil first, then tropical timber, finally the strategic position, between the Sahel and the Horn of Africa, such are the current interests of China in South Sudan, summarizes Jean-Pierre Cabestan, director of research at the CNRS. However, the wells operated by the Chinese national company are running out and require significant investments if it is to continue, which is not certain. “

For those who have staked everything on South Sudan, however, it seems difficult to turn back. Behind his large office on the third floor of a building “Built in six months” and inaugurated in 2010, Wu Yanhua says he invested 8 million dollars (7 million euros) in Juba. “All my family’s money, I brought it here, and so far, I haven’t gotten anything back”, loose the one who owns two hotels, a large supermarket, a farm and a hospital in the South Sudanese capital, instead of the textile factories it owned in Beijing. Like her, many Chinese entrepreneurs employ local staff. A godsend in a country in a situation of economic collapse and humanitarian crisis, but which goes hand in hand with low wages and sometimes difficult working conditions.

Mr Sundafu, a Chinese businessman, arranges the items in his wholesale store where he sells women's body creams and baby clothes, in Juba, South Sudan on November 20, 2021

If Joseph Salah, salesman in a cosmetics store, is satisfied with the 50,000 pounds (about 100 euros) he receives each month, many South Sudanese working for Chinese wholesalers in the Konyo-Konyo market do not hide their anger. : ?The Chinese do not respect human rights! They make you work from Monday to Monday, for a ridiculous salary! “, launches one of them, who prefers not to be named.

Li Guangdong, 24, is convinced: ?We cannot treat the South Sudanese as mere labor. Without training local staff, we will never be able to survive here. “ He holds a commercial position for the Shandong Dejian company, which specializes in construction. In Juba for three years, the lively and pleasant young man is savoring his expat life in Africa, which he imagines to be long.

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The risky bet of the Chinese settled in South Sudan

) [summary] => Sitting on his concrete terrace overlooking the Nile, a porcelain teapot with floral motifs close at hand, Mr. Sheng, 65, takes his troubles patiently. “We are on stand-by, there are no opportunities at the moment”, he said. Arrived in 2006 in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, this native of the Chinese province of Jiangsu ... Read more [atom_content] =>

Sitting on his concrete terrace overlooking the Nile, a porcelain teapot with floral motifs close at hand, Mr. Sheng, 65, takes his troubles patiently. “We are on stand-by, there are no opportunities at the moment”, he said. Arrived in 2006 in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, this native of the Chinese province of Jiangsu is one of the pioneers who left to seek his fortune in a country where everything had to be built. ?There was nothing and no one here at the time! I chose land for my farm and I rented it for a period of thirty years ?, he confides.

Since then, hangars, factories, farms and a slaughterhouse have sprung up in the middle of this peri-urban area of ??the South Sudanese capital. Mr. Sheng now has nineteen industrial plants, mostly Chinese, along this road that runs along the Nile. ?It has become China Street! “, he jokes. Installed with his wife and their son in this both grandiose and unfinished property, however, he has not yet achieved the expected profits.

Ms. Zhou Xing is a Chinese owner of a vegetable farm in Juba, South Sudan on November 20, 2021.
Kasimiro Luis grows a variety of long bean at a Chinese vegetable farm in Juba, South Sudan, November 21, 2021.

His farm of more than 54,000 square meters produces exclusively Chinese vegetables, which demand is insufficient to sell. But Mr. Sheng is not discouraged. “I still have fifteen years to make up for it!” “, he said, convinced that “South Sudan will be number one in Africa within a few years if peace prevails, because everything is there: space, fertile soil, water, and a small population”.

Clashes and looting

As early as 2005, at the end of the second Sudanese civil war, and even more after the independence of South Sudan in 2011, Beijing was involved in the construction of public buildings, and highways, or in the allocation of scholarships for students, even though China had supported the Khartoum regime against South Sudanese rebels. A small Chinese community had quickly formed in this new country, with more than 3,500 nationals at the height of its presence. But more than two-thirds have now left, after having gone bankrupt or feared in the face of the violence that affected the capital. First in 2013, when a new civil war started, then in 2016, when a first peace agreement failed, giving rise to clashes and looting which did not spare the Chinese.

Aid invests in South Sudan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Juba, South Sudan, November 25, 2021
Juba Hospital Emergency Medical Team, South Sudan, November 24, 2021.
Juba University Hospital built by
Episode 1 The 400,000 specters that haunt South Sudan’s sacked dream

Despite these upheavals, Beijing has worked to strengthen its presence. The bright red “China Aid” sign overlooking the entrance to the new buildings of the Juba University Hospital warns the visitor: these three-storey buildings, spread over an area of ??13,450 m2 are a gift from China. They were inaugurated in 2019, “At the conclusion of phase 1 of the modernization and expansion project” hospital, says Dr Ding Zhen, head of the 9e Chinese medical mission to South Sudan. A partnership with Anhui Provincial University, China, established in 2012, which has enabled the establishment of a brand new medical imaging department.

Episode 3 In Juba, odd jobs and big contracts for foreigners

But behind the smooth facade of a relationship based on « respect » and the “Mutual benefits”, the reality is more nuanced. The South Sudanese crisis has claimed Chinese victims: two peacekeepers killed in 2016, and an engineer shot dead in May on the Juba-Rumbek highway construction site. In addition, the “revitalized” peace agreement of 2018 has still not produced a unified army, a project backed by China, the main donor of tents, uniforms and food for the training camps. Finally, the desire for greater regulation of the oil sector, and in particular the establishment of more advantageous salary scales for South Sudanese employees, do not please Beijing.

Anger of the South Sudanese

“Oil first, then tropical timber, finally the strategic position, between the Sahel and the Horn of Africa, such are the current interests of China in South Sudan, summarizes Jean-Pierre Cabestan, director of research at the CNRS. However, the wells operated by the Chinese national company are running out and require significant investments if it is to continue, which is not certain. “

For those who have staked everything on South Sudan, however, it seems difficult to turn back. Behind his large office on the third floor of a building “Built in six months” and inaugurated in 2010, Wu Yanhua says he invested 8 million dollars (7 million euros) in Juba. “All my family’s money, I brought it here, and so far, I haven’t gotten anything back”, loose the one who owns two hotels, a large supermarket, a farm and a hospital in the South Sudanese capital, instead of the textile factories it owned in Beijing. Like her, many Chinese entrepreneurs employ local staff. A godsend in a country in a situation of economic collapse and humanitarian crisis, but which goes hand in hand with low wages and sometimes difficult working conditions.

Mr Sundafu, a Chinese businessman, arranges the items in his wholesale store where he sells women's body creams and baby clothes, in Juba, South Sudan on November 20, 2021

If Joseph Salah, salesman in a cosmetics store, is satisfied with the 50,000 pounds (about 100 euros) he receives each month, many South Sudanese working for Chinese wholesalers in the Konyo-Konyo market do not hide their anger. : ?The Chinese do not respect human rights! They make you work from Monday to Monday, for a ridiculous salary! “, launches one of them, who prefers not to be named.

Li Guangdong, 24, is convinced: ?We cannot treat the South Sudanese as mere labor. Without training local staff, we will never be able to survive here. “ He holds a commercial position for the Shandong Dejian company, which specializes in construction. In Juba for three years, the lively and pleasant young man is savoring his expat life in Africa, which he imagines to be long.

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The risky bet of the Chinese settled in South Sudan

[date_timestamp] => 1638101284 ) [4] => Array ( [title] => The Last Airbender: 10 Times Aang Lost Team Avatar?s Respect [link] => https://genesisblocknews.com/the-last-airbender-10-times-aang-lost-team-avatars-respect/ [dc] => Array ( [creator] => Paula Hooper ) [pubdate] => Sun, 28 Nov 2021 11:48:31 +0000 [category] => MoviesAangAirbenderAvatarslostRespectTeamtimes [guid] => https://genesisblocknews.com/?p=7402 [description] => Avatar: The Last Airbender featured a ton of great characters throughout the series, and the main protagonist, Aang, was no exception. Although he was respected by many people for being the Avatar, he sometimes lost the respect of his closest friends. Throughout the series, there were many occasions when Katara, Sokka, Toph, and Zuko did ... Read more [content] => Array ( [encoded] =>

Avatar: The Last Airbender featured a ton of great characters throughout the series, and the main protagonist, Aang, was no exception. Although he was respected by many people for being the Avatar, he sometimes lost the respect of his closest friends.

Throughout the series, there were many occasions when Katara, Sokka, Toph, and Zuko did not get along with him, leading to conflicts that caused them to temporarily lose respect for the Avatar.

10 lost Sokka’s respect after accidentally sending the Fire Nation to the Southern Water Tribe

After Aang accidentally triggered a flare in the Southern Water Tribe, Sokka wanted him to leave as it might have put them in danger. At this point, Sokka didn’t get along with Aang, and this only made things worse, especially when the Fire Nation arrived. However, when Aang revealed that he was the Avatar and that he was willing to be captured if Zuko left the Southern Water Tribe alone, Sokka and Katara followed him. The three of them became Team Avatar shortly after.

9 he lost Katara’s respect when he let being the Avatar go to his headthe last airbender 10 veces que aang perdio el respeto del equipo avatar 1

When Aang, Katara, and Sokka went to Kyoshi Island, the people there were impressed because Aang was the Avatar. This caused him to grow a huge ego, despite telling Katara that she should act as she normally did. Trying to impress the girls on the island and say that he was jealous, Aang lost Katara’s respect until she became concerned for his safety when he tried to fight an unagi. After the latter attacked him, he regretted how he had acted and Katara forgave him.

8 he lost Katara and Sokka’s respect after hiding information about his father from themthe last airbender 10 veces que aang perdio el respeto del equipo avatar 2

After Team Avatar ran into Bato, a friend of Katara and Sokka’s father, they found out that they would have a chance to meet him. As he was nervous about his friends abandoning him, Aang withheld the message his father had sent them when it was delivered to him. When he told them the truth, Katara and Sokka felt betrayed and decided to part ways with him. However, shortly afterwards they changed their minds, realizing that they must be with Aang, and they forgave him.

7 he lost Sokka’s respect after accidentally burning Katarathe last airbender 10 veces que aang perdio el respeto del equipo avatar 3

Knowing that he needed to learn to control fire, Aang was eager to learn from Jeong Jeong, a firebender who was not loyal to the Fire Lord. Although Jeong Jeong did not believe that it was correct to train Aang before he learned to control water and land, he agreed to accept him as a student after Avatar Roku spoke with him. Unfortunately, Aang didn’t listen to everything Jeong Jeong told him and accidentally burned Katara.

Sokka got angry when he found out what happened and threw Aang to the ground, despite the latter apologizing. Feeling very bad, Aang no longer felt comfortable doing firebending. However, Katara learned to heal using her waterbending, and Sokka forgave Aang.

6 he lost Katara’s respect when he considered fighting Ozai before mastering the four elementsthe last airbender 10 veces que aang perdio el respeto del equipo avatar 4

When Team Avatar met with General Fong, he proposed a plan, in which he would help Aang master the Avatar State, and together, they would defeat the Fire Lord ahead of schedule. Although at first Aang thought that was what he should do and Sokka supported him, Katara thought that he should master the four elements before fighting Ozai, mainly because she was afraid of seeing him suffer, since that was how he had unlocked the Avatar State in the last. She was very upset with his decision and didn’t want to be around him for a while. However, he ended up changing his mind, releasing her from her worries.

5 she lost Toph’s respect when she yelled at herthe last airbender 10 veces que aang perdio el respeto del equipo avatar 5

Shortly after Toph joined Team Avatar, they were chased by Azula, Ty Lee, and Mai, causing them to get little sleep. Toph and Katara didn’t get along anymore, but due to how tired they all were, they treated each other worse than they would have if they were well rested. Once Toph mentioned that her enemies knew where they were due to Appa’s shedding leaving a trail, Aang scolded her, causing her to leave. He was on the verge of losing his earthbending master as soon as he found her.

4 he lost Toph’s respect when he started training himthe last airbender 10 veces que aang perdio el respeto del equipo avatar 6

When Toph began training Aang, she quickly discovered that she was unlike any of her other teachers. She was much harder on him, and she even disrespected him when he didn’t do what she wanted. He yelled at him, stole and mistreated his cane, insulted and annoyed him, no matter how he felt. Although she helped him become a great earthbender, her teaching methods showed that she did not respect him very much at the beginning of their journey together.

3 She lost Katara’s respect when she wanted her to forgive the man who killed her motherthe last airbender 10 veces que aang perdio el respeto del equipo avatar 7

After Zuko joined Team Avatar, he decided to help Katara find the man who murdered her mother so she could get revenge. When the two of them tried to take Appa away, they had to tell Aang what they were doing, and he thought the best thing would have been for her to forgive the killer, which he couldn’t understand.

After treating Aang and Sokka badly, Katara decided to sneak into Appa with Zuko, even though they didn’t have permission, and they were caught. Aang tried to convince Katara that forgiving was the right thing to do one last time before letting her go. Although she couldn’t forgive him, she decided not to take revenge either, and Aang was proud of her.

2 he lost Katara’s respect when he kissed her during the playthe last airbender 10 veces que aang perdio el respeto del equipo avatar 8

When Team Avatar went to a play based on their adventures, they were soon annoyed by the way they were portrayed. Aang was particularly hurt that the writing of the play made it seem that Katara considered him her brother. After they kissed during the invasion, Aang hoped they would become a couple and was disappointed that they didn’t. When he confronted Katara about this, she told him it was not the right time, and he kissed her again. Unhappy with her way of acting, she walked away, but luckily they would reunite soon after.

1 he lost Zuko’s respect when he worried about whether or not Aang would kill Ozaithe last airbender 10 veces que aang perdio el respeto del equipo avatar 9

When Aang tried to convince Katara not to take revenge on the man who murdered his mother, he also partially lost Zuko’s respect. The banished prince became concerned that the Avatar did not have what it took to kill Ozai and showed his concern at Sozin’s Comet. He scoffed at Aang’s thoughts on the situation and even lashed out at him. Zuko was about to lose faith in Aang, but the Avatar, luckily, was able to end Ozai’s fold, finding a way to save the world without going against his beliefs, earning Zuko’s respect again. .

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The Last Airbender: 10 Times Aang Lost Team Avatar’s Respect

) [summary] => Avatar: The Last Airbender featured a ton of great characters throughout the series, and the main protagonist, Aang, was no exception. Although he was respected by many people for being the Avatar, he sometimes lost the respect of his closest friends. Throughout the series, there were many occasions when Katara, Sokka, Toph, and Zuko did ... Read more [atom_content] =>

Avatar: The Last Airbender featured a ton of great characters throughout the series, and the main protagonist, Aang, was no exception. Although he was respected by many people for being the Avatar, he sometimes lost the respect of his closest friends.

Throughout the series, there were many occasions when Katara, Sokka, Toph, and Zuko did not get along with him, leading to conflicts that caused them to temporarily lose respect for the Avatar.

10 lost Sokka’s respect after accidentally sending the Fire Nation to the Southern Water Tribe

After Aang accidentally triggered a flare in the Southern Water Tribe, Sokka wanted him to leave as it might have put them in danger. At this point, Sokka didn’t get along with Aang, and this only made things worse, especially when the Fire Nation arrived. However, when Aang revealed that he was the Avatar and that he was willing to be captured if Zuko left the Southern Water Tribe alone, Sokka and Katara followed him. The three of them became Team Avatar shortly after.

9 he lost Katara’s respect when he let being the Avatar go to his headthe last airbender 10 veces que aang perdio el respeto del equipo avatar 1

When Aang, Katara, and Sokka went to Kyoshi Island, the people there were impressed because Aang was the Avatar. This caused him to grow a huge ego, despite telling Katara that she should act as she normally did. Trying to impress the girls on the island and say that he was jealous, Aang lost Katara’s respect until she became concerned for his safety when he tried to fight an unagi. After the latter attacked him, he regretted how he had acted and Katara forgave him.

8 he lost Katara and Sokka’s respect after hiding information about his father from themthe last airbender 10 veces que aang perdio el respeto del equipo avatar 2

After Team Avatar ran into Bato, a friend of Katara and Sokka’s father, they found out that they would have a chance to meet him. As he was nervous about his friends abandoning him, Aang withheld the message his father had sent them when it was delivered to him. When he told them the truth, Katara and Sokka felt betrayed and decided to part ways with him. However, shortly afterwards they changed their minds, realizing that they must be with Aang, and they forgave him.

7 he lost Sokka’s respect after accidentally burning Katarathe last airbender 10 veces que aang perdio el respeto del equipo avatar 3

Knowing that he needed to learn to control fire, Aang was eager to learn from Jeong Jeong, a firebender who was not loyal to the Fire Lord. Although Jeong Jeong did not believe that it was correct to train Aang before he learned to control water and land, he agreed to accept him as a student after Avatar Roku spoke with him. Unfortunately, Aang didn’t listen to everything Jeong Jeong told him and accidentally burned Katara.

Sokka got angry when he found out what happened and threw Aang to the ground, despite the latter apologizing. Feeling very bad, Aang no longer felt comfortable doing firebending. However, Katara learned to heal using her waterbending, and Sokka forgave Aang.

6 he lost Katara’s respect when he considered fighting Ozai before mastering the four elementsthe last airbender 10 veces que aang perdio el respeto del equipo avatar 4

When Team Avatar met with General Fong, he proposed a plan, in which he would help Aang master the Avatar State, and together, they would defeat the Fire Lord ahead of schedule. Although at first Aang thought that was what he should do and Sokka supported him, Katara thought that he should master the four elements before fighting Ozai, mainly because she was afraid of seeing him suffer, since that was how he had unlocked the Avatar State in the last. She was very upset with his decision and didn’t want to be around him for a while. However, he ended up changing his mind, releasing her from her worries.

5 she lost Toph’s respect when she yelled at herthe last airbender 10 veces que aang perdio el respeto del equipo avatar 5

Shortly after Toph joined Team Avatar, they were chased by Azula, Ty Lee, and Mai, causing them to get little sleep. Toph and Katara didn’t get along anymore, but due to how tired they all were, they treated each other worse than they would have if they were well rested. Once Toph mentioned that her enemies knew where they were due to Appa’s shedding leaving a trail, Aang scolded her, causing her to leave. He was on the verge of losing his earthbending master as soon as he found her.

4 he lost Toph’s respect when he started training himthe last airbender 10 veces que aang perdio el respeto del equipo avatar 6

When Toph began training Aang, she quickly discovered that she was unlike any of her other teachers. She was much harder on him, and she even disrespected him when he didn’t do what she wanted. He yelled at him, stole and mistreated his cane, insulted and annoyed him, no matter how he felt. Although she helped him become a great earthbender, her teaching methods showed that she did not respect him very much at the beginning of their journey together.

3 She lost Katara’s respect when she wanted her to forgive the man who killed her motherthe last airbender 10 veces que aang perdio el respeto del equipo avatar 7

After Zuko joined Team Avatar, he decided to help Katara find the man who murdered her mother so she could get revenge. When the two of them tried to take Appa away, they had to tell Aang what they were doing, and he thought the best thing would have been for her to forgive the killer, which he couldn’t understand.

After treating Aang and Sokka badly, Katara decided to sneak into Appa with Zuko, even though they didn’t have permission, and they were caught. Aang tried to convince Katara that forgiving was the right thing to do one last time before letting her go. Although she couldn’t forgive him, she decided not to take revenge either, and Aang was proud of her.

2 he lost Katara’s respect when he kissed her during the playthe last airbender 10 veces que aang perdio el respeto del equipo avatar 8

When Team Avatar went to a play based on their adventures, they were soon annoyed by the way they were portrayed. Aang was particularly hurt that the writing of the play made it seem that Katara considered him her brother. After they kissed during the invasion, Aang hoped they would become a couple and was disappointed that they didn’t. When he confronted Katara about this, she told him it was not the right time, and he kissed her again. Unhappy with her way of acting, she walked away, but luckily they would reunite soon after.

1 he lost Zuko’s respect when he worried about whether or not Aang would kill Ozaithe last airbender 10 veces que aang perdio el respeto del equipo avatar 9

When Aang tried to convince Katara not to take revenge on the man who murdered his mother, he also partially lost Zuko’s respect. The banished prince became concerned that the Avatar did not have what it took to kill Ozai and showed his concern at Sozin’s Comet. He scoffed at Aang’s thoughts on the situation and even lashed out at him. Zuko was about to lose faith in Aang, but the Avatar, luckily, was able to end Ozai’s fold, finding a way to save the world without going against his beliefs, earning Zuko’s respect again. .

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[date_timestamp] => 1638100111 ) [5] => Array ( [title] => Hot Brit Movies At Cannes? BFI, BBC Films, Film4, British Council To Host ?Great 8? Showcase Of New Talent [link] => https://genesisblocknews.com/hot-brit-movies-at-cannes-bfi-bbc-films-film4-british-council-to-host-great-8-showcase-of-new-talent/ [dc] => Array ( [creator] => Sally Scully ) [pubdate] => Sun, 28 Nov 2021 11:38:25 +0000 [category] => Movie Production CompaniesBBCBFIBritBritishCannesCouncilFilm4FILMSgreathosthotmoviesShowcasetalent [guid] => https://genesisblocknews.com/?p=7396 [description] => EXCLUSIVE: The Cannes Film Festival lineup may be short on Brit movies but for the second year the UK?s three leading financiers, the BFI, BBC Films and Film4, in collaboration with the British Council and the UK government?s ?Great? campaign, will be showcasing up-and-coming UK talent with projects in the market. Here, I can reveal ... Read more [content] => Array ( [encoded] =>

EXCLUSIVE: The Cannes Film Festival lineup may be short on Brit movies but for the second year the UK?s three leading financiers, the BFI, BBC Films and Film4, in collaboration with the British Council and the UK government?s ?Great? campaign, will be showcasing up-and-coming UK talent with projects in the market.

Here, I can reveal the ?Great 8?, which will be highlighted on Tuesday 8 May during a private reception for buyers and festival programmers at the Gray d?Albion beach. These are projects in post-production which have a strong chance at critical and/or commercial success. It?s a non-exhaustive list, there are others in the market which fit that bill, but this is a useful snapshot.

Last year?s lineup included Michaela Coel musical Been So Long, which was nabbed by Netflix in a multi-million dollar deal soon after the festival, and Michael Pearce drama Beast, which went on to play at festivals including Toronto, London and Sundance.

2018 Great 8 lineup:

Beats, to you. Brian Welsh
This music-themed coming of age story, exec-produced by Steven Soderbergh, follows two best friends in a small Scottish town in the summer of 1994 who head out for one last wild night together before life takes them in different directions.
(International sales: Altitude, Wild Bunch)

Eternal Beauty, to say. Craig Roberts
Sally Hawkins stars as a woman who spirals into a chaotic, schizophrenic world where love and normality collide with humorous consequences. Roberts starred in UK indie hit Submarine.
(Bankside)

Gwen, dir. William McGregor
This gothic mystery follows a young girl who desperately tries to hold her family together in the face of a hostile local community, a rapacious slate mine nearing their land and a growing darkness that has begun to haunt her home life. Maxine Peake stars.
(Great Point Media)

Ilkley, dir. Harry Michell
Set in an idyllic spa town during its annual literary festival, this black comedy follows two hapless evangelicals tasked with killing the world?s most controversial secularist
(Independent)

Only You, dir. Harry Wootliff
Laia Costa and Josh O?Connor play a couple who, after a one-night stand on New Year?s Eve, fall madly in love. When things don?t go as planned, pressure builds on the pair and the idea of a family begins to overshadow their relationship.
(The Bureau)

Tell It To The Bees, to you. Annabel Jankel
Set in 1950s Britain, Anna Paquin plays a doctor who returns to the town she left as a teenager where she falls in love with the mother of a patient, played by Holiday Grainger.
(Film Constellation)

We Don?t Talk About Love, dir. Scott Graham
Starring Game of Thrones? Mark Stanley, Shell and Iona director Graham?s third feature is a love story set over the course of one adrenaline-fuelled car ride.
(Film Constellation)

White Riot, dir. Rubika Shah |
A doc which explores how punk influenced politics in late-1970s Britain, a time of deep social unrest. Based on the well-traveled short of the same name.
(Visit Films)

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) [summary] => EXCLUSIVE: The Cannes Film Festival lineup may be short on Brit movies but for the second year the UK?s three leading financiers, the BFI, BBC Films and Film4, in collaboration with the British Council and the UK government?s ?Great? campaign, will be showcasing up-and-coming UK talent with projects in the market. Here, I can reveal ... Read more [atom_content] =>

EXCLUSIVE: The Cannes Film Festival lineup may be short on Brit movies but for the second year the UK?s three leading financiers, the BFI, BBC Films and Film4, in collaboration with the British Council and the UK government?s ?Great? campaign, will be showcasing up-and-coming UK talent with projects in the market.

Here, I can reveal the ?Great 8?, which will be highlighted on Tuesday 8 May during a private reception for buyers and festival programmers at the Gray d?Albion beach. These are projects in post-production which have a strong chance at critical and/or commercial success. It?s a non-exhaustive list, there are others in the market which fit that bill, but this is a useful snapshot.

Last year?s lineup included Michaela Coel musical Been So Long, which was nabbed by Netflix in a multi-million dollar deal soon after the festival, and Michael Pearce drama Beast, which went on to play at festivals including Toronto, London and Sundance.

2018 Great 8 lineup:

Beats, to you. Brian Welsh
This music-themed coming of age story, exec-produced by Steven Soderbergh, follows two best friends in a small Scottish town in the summer of 1994 who head out for one last wild night together before life takes them in different directions.
(International sales: Altitude, Wild Bunch)

Eternal Beauty, to say. Craig Roberts
Sally Hawkins stars as a woman who spirals into a chaotic, schizophrenic world where love and normality collide with humorous consequences. Roberts starred in UK indie hit Submarine.
(Bankside)

Gwen, dir. William McGregor
This gothic mystery follows a young girl who desperately tries to hold her family together in the face of a hostile local community, a rapacious slate mine nearing their land and a growing darkness that has begun to haunt her home life. Maxine Peake stars.
(Great Point Media)

Ilkley, dir. Harry Michell
Set in an idyllic spa town during its annual literary festival, this black comedy follows two hapless evangelicals tasked with killing the world?s most controversial secularist
(Independent)

Only You, dir. Harry Wootliff
Laia Costa and Josh O?Connor play a couple who, after a one-night stand on New Year?s Eve, fall madly in love. When things don?t go as planned, pressure builds on the pair and the idea of a family begins to overshadow their relationship.
(The Bureau)

Tell It To The Bees, to you. Annabel Jankel
Set in 1950s Britain, Anna Paquin plays a doctor who returns to the town she left as a teenager where she falls in love with the mother of a patient, played by Holiday Grainger.
(Film Constellation)

We Don?t Talk About Love, dir. Scott Graham
Starring Game of Thrones? Mark Stanley, Shell and Iona director Graham?s third feature is a love story set over the course of one adrenaline-fuelled car ride.
(Film Constellation)

White Riot, dir. Rubika Shah |
A doc which explores how punk influenced politics in late-1970s Britain, a time of deep social unrest. Based on the well-traveled short of the same name.
(Visit Films)

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[date_timestamp] => 1638099505 ) [6] => Array ( [title] => REVIEW: Jean Michel Jarre?s New Year?s virtual reality will engulf you [link] => https://genesisblocknews.com/review-jean-michel-jarres-new-years-virtual-reality-will-engulf-you/ [dc] => Array ( [creator] => Tom Pauler ) [pubdate] => Sun, 28 Nov 2021 11:34:55 +0000 [category] => MusicengulfJarresJeanMichelrealityREVIEWVirtualyears [guid] => https://genesisblocknews.com/?p=7390 [description] => Jean Michel Jarre is renowned for following all the technological innovations of today and often incorporating them into his music projects. In the same spirit, he prepared a New Year’s Eve show at the turn of 2020 and 2021. The record “Welcome To The Other Side – Live in Notre-Dame VR” is now bringing the ... Read more [content] => Array ( [encoded] =>

Jean Michel Jarre is renowned for following all the technological innovations of today and often incorporating them into his music projects. In the same spirit, he prepared a New Year’s Eve show at the turn of 2020 and 2021. The record “Welcome To The Other Side – Live in Notre-Dame VR” is now bringing the action closer.

In the case of this French music magician, we have already seen many special concerts. The most current one used the technological possibilities that his fans transferred to virtual reality (if you had compatible VR glasses). Jean Michel Jarre came up with the concept that he had the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris (with the help of the VRrOOm team) transformed into virtual reality (he was guided by a set of computer games), then his own avatar was created (by the way, the upcoming Abby tour will take place) and in the final he prepared a special, dance-oriented set. Notre-Dame turned into a renowned music club for the occasion, the broadcast began about thirty minutes before midnight and was broadcast live from Studio Gabriel. Jean Michel played his compositions here and the creative team transformed his actions into a virtual simulation.

The mainstays of the whole set are the albums “Electronica 1: The Time Machine” and “Electronica 2: The Heart Of Noise”, including collaborations with Tangerine Dream (“Zero Gravity”), Jeff Mills (“The Architect”) or Armin van Buuren. The stomped “Stardust”, which was created with the latter, then acts as a turning point in the countdown of midnight and is a fitting celebration of the first moments of 2021. Michel breathed new elements, for example by reworking previously published remixes. This is the case with a nipple in the form of the legendary “Oxygene 4”, in which he moved an adaptation from the workshop of the Astral Projection project. The finale belongs to “The Time Machine”, which was created in connection with Boys Noize and in which Jarre will leave for a while speak and his laser harp. The visual of the show plays with views from the outside of the illuminated Notre-Dame Cathedral, which alternates shots of what is happening inside. This corresponds to the individual tracks, so there are changes in the lighting apparatus and pictorial scenery (mostly levitating geometric shapes, or cosmic scenes). The whole grasp honors the majesty of the temple, but at the same time shows how virtual reality can change perceptions and that the transformation of such a space can be an infinite number. It’s a fantastic spectacle – especially gaming enthusiasts will appreciate the views into darker corners. However, it can be assumed that there will be listeners who will not like this pomp and pomp.

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The “Welcome To The Other Side” concert set was not the only release by Jean Michel Jarre this year. In addition to him, we also saw his new series “Amazônia”, on which he returned to a tougher work with sound experiments. In many ways, this is a return to the album “En attendant Cousteau” from 1990. The music area again serves its imagination. “Amazônia” became the soundtrack to the exhibition of the same name by the Brazilian photographer and filmmaker Sebastião Salgado, who went to the Amazon rainforest several times and had the selection of films accompanied by this set. Jarre divided the album into nine fictional chapters, in which, in addition to the electronic background, the field recordings of the Geneva Museum of Ethnography (MEG) play an important role. In addition to the hustle and bustle of the forests, he plays with fragments of indigenous songs, rhetorical snippets, choral tunes or the sound of atypical local musical instruments. So in this aspect, don’t expect his more distinctive handwriting with long melodies and building individual layers of synthesizers. “Amazônia” is the backdrop of day and night in the rainforest and focuses more on the individual elements of the day. For good (as in the case of “Welcome To The Other Side”), a download coupon for downloading a special binaural mix for listening in headphones is included. Rating: 7/10

Blu-ray offers, in addition to the video described above, several other bonuses, including a recording in audio form (5.0 mix). For good, there are two blocks of a documentary nature. “Making Of, Behind The Scenes” in the area of ??fifteen minutes brings the behind-the-scenes of the entire show, including Notre-Dam modeling, rehearsals and presentations to representatives of Paris City Hall. Jarre gradually introduces the whole team and rock fans who participated in the various stages of preparation. They will be pleased to have English subtitles available in this French-speaking review. However, the second film “Masterclass, Forum Des Images” does not have this, and although it is a record of a discussion with the main actor and CEO of VRrOOm, if you do not know French and Italian, you will not take much away from this over ninety-minute sequence of questions and answers.

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“Welcome To The Other Side – Live in Notre-Dame VR” is again in many respects a little further in the creative vision of this musical magician. It started years ago with the visual set “Aero”, since then Jean Michel Jarre has come a long way and continues to show how current technologies can be used, including virtual reality and connectivity around the world. The question remains where (and whether) it will move on. However, this act is a successful reminder of the ingenious celebration of the arrival of the New Year in dance mode. 66876

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) [summary] => Jean Michel Jarre is renowned for following all the technological innovations of today and often incorporating them into his music projects. In the same spirit, he prepared a New Year’s Eve show at the turn of 2020 and 2021. The record “Welcome To The Other Side – Live in Notre-Dame VR” is now bringing the ... Read more [atom_content] =>

Jean Michel Jarre is renowned for following all the technological innovations of today and often incorporating them into his music projects. In the same spirit, he prepared a New Year’s Eve show at the turn of 2020 and 2021. The record “Welcome To The Other Side – Live in Notre-Dame VR” is now bringing the action closer.

In the case of this French music magician, we have already seen many special concerts. The most current one used the technological possibilities that his fans transferred to virtual reality (if you had compatible VR glasses). Jean Michel Jarre came up with the concept that he had the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris (with the help of the VRrOOm team) transformed into virtual reality (he was guided by a set of computer games), then his own avatar was created (by the way, the upcoming Abby tour will take place) and in the final he prepared a special, dance-oriented set. Notre-Dame turned into a renowned music club for the occasion, the broadcast began about thirty minutes before midnight and was broadcast live from Studio Gabriel. Jean Michel played his compositions here and the creative team transformed his actions into a virtual simulation.

The mainstays of the whole set are the albums “Electronica 1: The Time Machine” and “Electronica 2: The Heart Of Noise”, including collaborations with Tangerine Dream (“Zero Gravity”), Jeff Mills (“The Architect”) or Armin van Buuren. The stomped “Stardust”, which was created with the latter, then acts as a turning point in the countdown of midnight and is a fitting celebration of the first moments of 2021. Michel breathed new elements, for example by reworking previously published remixes. This is the case with a nipple in the form of the legendary “Oxygene 4”, in which he moved an adaptation from the workshop of the Astral Projection project. The finale belongs to “The Time Machine”, which was created in connection with Boys Noize and in which Jarre will leave for a while speak and his laser harp. The visual of the show plays with views from the outside of the illuminated Notre-Dame Cathedral, which alternates shots of what is happening inside. This corresponds to the individual tracks, so there are changes in the lighting apparatus and pictorial scenery (mostly levitating geometric shapes, or cosmic scenes). The whole grasp honors the majesty of the temple, but at the same time shows how virtual reality can change perceptions and that the transformation of such a space can be an infinite number. It’s a fantastic spectacle – especially gaming enthusiasts will appreciate the views into darker corners. However, it can be assumed that there will be listeners who will not like this pomp and pomp.

Amazon


© Jean-Michel Jarre

The “Welcome To The Other Side” concert set was not the only release by Jean Michel Jarre this year. In addition to him, we also saw his new series “Amazônia”, on which he returned to a tougher work with sound experiments. In many ways, this is a return to the album “En attendant Cousteau” from 1990. The music area again serves its imagination. “Amazônia” became the soundtrack to the exhibition of the same name by the Brazilian photographer and filmmaker Sebastião Salgado, who went to the Amazon rainforest several times and had the selection of films accompanied by this set. Jarre divided the album into nine fictional chapters, in which, in addition to the electronic background, the field recordings of the Geneva Museum of Ethnography (MEG) play an important role. In addition to the hustle and bustle of the forests, he plays with fragments of indigenous songs, rhetorical snippets, choral tunes or the sound of atypical local musical instruments. So in this aspect, don’t expect his more distinctive handwriting with long melodies and building individual layers of synthesizers. “Amazônia” is the backdrop of day and night in the rainforest and focuses more on the individual elements of the day. For good (as in the case of “Welcome To The Other Side”), a download coupon for downloading a special binaural mix for listening in headphones is included. Rating: 7/10

Blu-ray offers, in addition to the video described above, several other bonuses, including a recording in audio form (5.0 mix). For good, there are two blocks of a documentary nature. “Making Of, Behind The Scenes” in the area of ??fifteen minutes brings the behind-the-scenes of the entire show, including Notre-Dam modeling, rehearsals and presentations to representatives of Paris City Hall. Jarre gradually introduces the whole team and rock fans who participated in the various stages of preparation. They will be pleased to have English subtitles available in this French-speaking review. However, the second film “Masterclass, Forum Des Images” does not have this, and although it is a record of a discussion with the main actor and CEO of VRrOOm, if you do not know French and Italian, you will not take much away from this over ninety-minute sequence of questions and answers.

0vpbh

“Welcome To The Other Side – Live in Notre-Dame VR” is again in many respects a little further in the creative vision of this musical magician. It started years ago with the visual set “Aero”, since then Jean Michel Jarre has come a long way and continues to show how current technologies can be used, including virtual reality and connectivity around the world. The question remains where (and whether) it will move on. However, this act is a successful reminder of the ingenious celebration of the arrival of the New Year in dance mode. 66876

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[date_timestamp] => 1638099295 ) [7] => Array ( [title] => UNITED GRINDING Partners With TITANS of CNC for Manufacturing Education [link] => https://genesisblocknews.com/united-grinding-partners-with-titans-of-cnc-for-manufacturing-education/ [dc] => Array ( [creator] => Sally Scully ) [pubdate] => Sun, 28 Nov 2021 11:23:09 +0000 [category] => Movie Production CompaniesCNCeducationGrindingmanufacturingPartnersTITANSUnited [guid] => https://genesisblocknews.com/?p=7384 [description] => MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Oct. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — UNITED GRINDING has partnered with TITANS of CNC, the well-known global manufacturing education provider, to support specialized education for precision grinding in the manufacturing industry. The partnership includes the development of a grinding academy, designed to teach individuals new to the industry the basics of grinding in ... Read more [content] => Array ( [encoded] =>

MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Oct. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — UNITED GRINDING has partnered with TITANS of CNC, the well-known global manufacturing education provider, to support specialized education for precision grinding in the manufacturing industry.

The partnership includes the development of a grinding academy, designed to teach individuals new to the industry the basics of grinding in an easily digestible, digital format. UNITED GRINDING will launch a new website to support this partnership –
titansofgrinding.com – and it will house a variety of information about the partnership. The site will also include a list of machines that TITANS of CNC has utilized for training and production and serve as a source for all of the video content TITANS of CNC has produced involving UNITED GRINDING machine technology.

According to Titan Gilroy, CEO and founder of TITANS of CNC, his focus is on the development and delivery of high-level manufacturing education through the TITANS of CNC Academy. With its free, online, video-based, step-by-step training system, TITANS of CNC continues to provide answers to real manufacturing problems.

“My team and I are excited to officially partner with UNITED GRINDING to bring awareness and advanced grinding education to a worldwide audience,” said Gilroy. “UNITED GRINDING has a great reputation in the industry due to the quality, performance, and versatility of their entire machine line-up. This is why we have chosen to develop the most advanced grinding curriculum in the world on the platform that is UNITED GRINDING.”

Gilroy started TITANS of CNC as a machine shop in Northern California that produced some of the most challenging components for the aerospace industry. From there, the shop progressed to a reality TV series recognized as a leading CNC educational platform among a global network of engineers, machinists, hobbyists, students and educators.

“Our motivation is the success of our customers. Our ambition is, therefore, to accompany our customers along their way and to provide our expertise as a strong and reliable partner to make them even better,” stated Stephan Nell, CEO of the UNITED GRINDING Group. “The need for trained machinists is greater now than ever, and in our new partnership with TITANS of CNC, we are proud to recommit our efforts to building the next generation of young machinists.”

About UNITED GRINDING Group

UNITED GRINDING Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of precision machines for grinding, eroding, laser, measuring and combination machining. With around 2,500 employees at more than 20 production, service and sales sites, the Group is organized in a customer-oriented and efficient way.

With its brands MÄGERLE, BLOHM, JUNG, STUDER, SCHAUDT, MIKROSA, WALTER, and EWAG as well as competence centers in America and Asia, UNITED GRINDING offers an ample range of application expertise, an extensive product portfolio and an array of services for surface and profile grinding, cylindrical grinding and tool machining. In addition, a competence center for additive manufacturing is operated under the IRPD brand.

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Jacob Baldwin, Director of Corporate Marketing for UNITED GRINDING NORTH AMERICA, 937.388.7609, jacob.baldwin@grinding.com

Chuck Bates, Vice President of Public Relations for dgs Marketing Engineers, 317-813-2230, bates@dgsmarketing.com

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) [summary] => MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Oct. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — UNITED GRINDING has partnered with TITANS of CNC, the well-known global manufacturing education provider, to support specialized education for precision grinding in the manufacturing industry. The partnership includes the development of a grinding academy, designed to teach individuals new to the industry the basics of grinding in ... Read more [atom_content] =>

MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Oct. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — UNITED GRINDING has partnered with TITANS of CNC, the well-known global manufacturing education provider, to support specialized education for precision grinding in the manufacturing industry.

The partnership includes the development of a grinding academy, designed to teach individuals new to the industry the basics of grinding in an easily digestible, digital format. UNITED GRINDING will launch a new website to support this partnership –
titansofgrinding.com – and it will house a variety of information about the partnership. The site will also include a list of machines that TITANS of CNC has utilized for training and production and serve as a source for all of the video content TITANS of CNC has produced involving UNITED GRINDING machine technology.

According to Titan Gilroy, CEO and founder of TITANS of CNC, his focus is on the development and delivery of high-level manufacturing education through the TITANS of CNC Academy. With its free, online, video-based, step-by-step training system, TITANS of CNC continues to provide answers to real manufacturing problems.

“My team and I are excited to officially partner with UNITED GRINDING to bring awareness and advanced grinding education to a worldwide audience,” said Gilroy. “UNITED GRINDING has a great reputation in the industry due to the quality, performance, and versatility of their entire machine line-up. This is why we have chosen to develop the most advanced grinding curriculum in the world on the platform that is UNITED GRINDING.”

Gilroy started TITANS of CNC as a machine shop in Northern California that produced some of the most challenging components for the aerospace industry. From there, the shop progressed to a reality TV series recognized as a leading CNC educational platform among a global network of engineers, machinists, hobbyists, students and educators.

“Our motivation is the success of our customers. Our ambition is, therefore, to accompany our customers along their way and to provide our expertise as a strong and reliable partner to make them even better,” stated Stephan Nell, CEO of the UNITED GRINDING Group. “The need for trained machinists is greater now than ever, and in our new partnership with TITANS of CNC, we are proud to recommit our efforts to building the next generation of young machinists.”

About UNITED GRINDING Group

UNITED GRINDING Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of precision machines for grinding, eroding, laser, measuring and combination machining. With around 2,500 employees at more than 20 production, service and sales sites, the Group is organized in a customer-oriented and efficient way.

With its brands MÄGERLE, BLOHM, JUNG, STUDER, SCHAUDT, MIKROSA, WALTER, and EWAG as well as competence centers in America and Asia, UNITED GRINDING offers an ample range of application expertise, an extensive product portfolio and an array of services for surface and profile grinding, cylindrical grinding and tool machining. In addition, a competence center for additive manufacturing is operated under the IRPD brand.

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Jacob Baldwin, Director of Corporate Marketing for UNITED GRINDING NORTH AMERICA, 937.388.7609, jacob.baldwin@grinding.com

Chuck Bates, Vice President of Public Relations for dgs Marketing Engineers, 317-813-2230, bates@dgsmarketing.com

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[date_timestamp] => 1638098589 ) [8] => Array ( [title] => Competition for the ?most atmospheric? images of the Earth. Winners announced [link] => https://genesisblocknews.com/competition-for-the-most-atmospheric-images-of-the-earth-winners-announced/ [dc] => Array ( [creator] => Paula Hooper ) [pubdate] => Sun, 28 Nov 2021 10:57:47 +0000 [category] => SpaceannouncedatmosphericCompetitionearthimagesWinners [guid] => https://genesisblocknews.com/?p=7379 [description] => This year’s edition of the competition organized by CloudFerro, a Polish provider of cloud services and satellite data access platforms, was held under the slogan: “Together for Green Earth!” (Eng. “Together for the Green Earth!”). Competition applications, for which Internet users voted, presented the real climate problems of our planet. The aim of the competition ... Read more [content] => Array ( [encoded] =>

This year’s edition of the competition organized by CloudFerro, a Polish provider of cloud services and satellite data access platforms, was held under the slogan: “Together for Green Earth!” (Eng. “Together for the Green Earth!”). Competition applications, for which Internet users voted, presented the real climate problems of our planet. The aim of the competition was to draw attention to the related changes and the phenomena that result from them, such as fires, floods, droughts, melting glaciers in Greenland or the decreasing forestation of the Amazonian Forest.

Jaros?aw Bajer, the winner of the competition, in an occasional commentary stated that the analysis of satellite data is a very important element of the study of climate change. “We can systematically receive optical, radar and meteorological data for places of special importance, such as oceans, forests, glaciers. Thanks to the improvements introduced by satellites, such as communication and navigation, we can significantly optimize the transport of goods and their travel time, which translates into limiting the emission of harmful exhaust gases “- he emphasized.

Jaros?aw Bajer encounters satellite data every day – as a member of the Earth Observation team, which is working on a system that integrates satellite data with data from other sources, in order to detect and monitor aviation obstacles. As he recalls, his idea for the photo was born quite quickly. “Rising temperatures all over the Earth are melting ice masses, which for me has always been the visible and most striking effect of climate change. That is why I chose the Arctic archipelago region,” he explained.

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A winning image in the 2nd edition of the “Seize the beauty of our planet” competition (proposition: Jaros?aw Bajer). Photo Copernicus Sentinel Data

“Oczko” below Jaros?aw Bajer’s winning competition proposal, there is an image sent by another Pole – Marek Grybo?. In this case, the distinction concerned the image showing the mouth of the Betsiboka River in Madagascar. The third place was taken by a proposal from India (author: Chancy Shah), showing salt reservoirs and their impact on the surrounding environment in the Ka??h region – an administrative district in the Indian state of Gujarat.

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Imaging awarded in the 2nd edition of the “Seize the beauty of our planet” competition (proposed by Marek Grybo?). Photo Copernicus Sentinel Data

The competition promotes the use of satellite data from the European Earth Observation Program “Copernicus” in research on climate change. Experts have been emphasizing for a long time that the processes taking place can be seen more precisely from space, and the data from the orbit around the Earth give great opportunities to analyze the phenomena that have occurred. “Satellite images allow us to look at our planet from a completely different, much wider perspective. Thanks to this, scientists, including climatologists, can more thoroughly analyze the processes taking place on Earth and in the Earth’s atmosphere” – indicated in this context Dr. Agnieszka Wypych from the Institute of Geography and Spatial Management of the Jagiellonian University. “The satellite data collected every day is an important source of information, among others, on the occurrence of extreme weather events, thus confirming that changing climatic conditions require us to act quickly and prudently, which will allow future generations to take better care of our planet” – she added.

Satellite images of the Earth could be obtained by competition participants on the European DIAS (Data and Information Access Services) platforms, such as CREODIAS and WEkEO, or on the German CODE-DE, whose supplier and operator is Polish CloudFerro. Every day, they receive about 25 terabytes of satellite images as part of the European Copernicus Earth observation program. Thanks to such projects, free access to satellite imagery and tools for their processing is possible. Users do not have to download satellite data to their computers, they do not have to have their own extensive IT infrastructure – data processing can be performed in the cloud, directly on the platform.

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Personnel recognized with the third place in the 2nd edition of the “Seize the beauty of our planet” competition (proposition: Chancy Shah). Photo Copernicus Sentinel Data

People from all over the world took part in the competition. Applications were received, among others from Canada, Italy, Spain, Germany, Poland and even from distant India or the Philippines. “We received many moving photos. We are pleased with the great interest in the subject of the competition, climate change has been accurately captured in satellite photos” – said Joanna Ma?a?nicka from CloudFerro. “Participants of the competition, thanks to their works, will certainly contribute to increasing social awareness of the scale of unfavorable processes taking place on Earth and the need to immediately counteract them” – she further emphasized.

From among the submitted competition proposals, 13 were selected as the ones that best reflect the progress of changes in the Earth’s natural environment. In the first place, Internet users voted (by open online voting) who chose the winners of the first seven places. Next, the jury consisting of representatives of the European Space Agency (ESA), the European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT), the Polish Space Agency (POLSA), the German Space Agency (DLR) and the organizer, CloudFerro, gave their votes. The winning photos will soon become part of the calendar for 2022.

The complete set of the awarded works can be viewed on the contest website.

Source: CloudFerro

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Competition for the “most atmospheric” images of the Earth. Winners announced

) [summary] => This year’s edition of the competition organized by CloudFerro, a Polish provider of cloud services and satellite data access platforms, was held under the slogan: “Together for Green Earth!” (Eng. “Together for the Green Earth!”). Competition applications, for which Internet users voted, presented the real climate problems of our planet. The aim of the competition ... Read more [atom_content] =>

This year’s edition of the competition organized by CloudFerro, a Polish provider of cloud services and satellite data access platforms, was held under the slogan: “Together for Green Earth!” (Eng. “Together for the Green Earth!”). Competition applications, for which Internet users voted, presented the real climate problems of our planet. The aim of the competition was to draw attention to the related changes and the phenomena that result from them, such as fires, floods, droughts, melting glaciers in Greenland or the decreasing forestation of the Amazonian Forest.

Jaros?aw Bajer, the winner of the competition, in an occasional commentary stated that the analysis of satellite data is a very important element of the study of climate change. “We can systematically receive optical, radar and meteorological data for places of special importance, such as oceans, forests, glaciers. Thanks to the improvements introduced by satellites, such as communication and navigation, we can significantly optimize the transport of goods and their travel time, which translates into limiting the emission of harmful exhaust gases “- he emphasized.

Jaros?aw Bajer encounters satellite data every day – as a member of the Earth Observation team, which is working on a system that integrates satellite data with data from other sources, in order to detect and monitor aviation obstacles. As he recalls, his idea for the photo was born quite quickly. “Rising temperatures all over the Earth are melting ice masses, which for me has always been the visible and most striking effect of climate change. That is why I chose the Arctic archipelago region,” he explained.

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A winning image in the 2nd edition of the “Seize the beauty of our planet” competition (proposition: Jaros?aw Bajer). Photo Copernicus Sentinel Data

“Oczko” below Jaros?aw Bajer’s winning competition proposal, there is an image sent by another Pole – Marek Grybo?. In this case, the distinction concerned the image showing the mouth of the Betsiboka River in Madagascar. The third place was taken by a proposal from India (author: Chancy Shah), showing salt reservoirs and their impact on the surrounding environment in the Ka??h region – an administrative district in the Indian state of Gujarat.

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Imaging awarded in the 2nd edition of the “Seize the beauty of our planet” competition (proposed by Marek Grybo?). Photo Copernicus Sentinel Data

The competition promotes the use of satellite data from the European Earth Observation Program “Copernicus” in research on climate change. Experts have been emphasizing for a long time that the processes taking place can be seen more precisely from space, and the data from the orbit around the Earth give great opportunities to analyze the phenomena that have occurred. “Satellite images allow us to look at our planet from a completely different, much wider perspective. Thanks to this, scientists, including climatologists, can more thoroughly analyze the processes taking place on Earth and in the Earth’s atmosphere” – indicated in this context Dr. Agnieszka Wypych from the Institute of Geography and Spatial Management of the Jagiellonian University. “The satellite data collected every day is an important source of information, among others, on the occurrence of extreme weather events, thus confirming that changing climatic conditions require us to act quickly and prudently, which will allow future generations to take better care of our planet” – she added.

Satellite images of the Earth could be obtained by competition participants on the European DIAS (Data and Information Access Services) platforms, such as CREODIAS and WEkEO, or on the German CODE-DE, whose supplier and operator is Polish CloudFerro. Every day, they receive about 25 terabytes of satellite images as part of the European Copernicus Earth observation program. Thanks to such projects, free access to satellite imagery and tools for their processing is possible. Users do not have to download satellite data to their computers, they do not have to have their own extensive IT infrastructure – data processing can be performed in the cloud, directly on the platform.

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Personnel recognized with the third place in the 2nd edition of the “Seize the beauty of our planet” competition (proposition: Chancy Shah). Photo Copernicus Sentinel Data

People from all over the world took part in the competition. Applications were received, among others from Canada, Italy, Spain, Germany, Poland and even from distant India or the Philippines. “We received many moving photos. We are pleased with the great interest in the subject of the competition, climate change has been accurately captured in satellite photos” – said Joanna Ma?a?nicka from CloudFerro. “Participants of the competition, thanks to their works, will certainly contribute to increasing social awareness of the scale of unfavorable processes taking place on Earth and the need to immediately counteract them” – she further emphasized.

From among the submitted competition proposals, 13 were selected as the ones that best reflect the progress of changes in the Earth’s natural environment. In the first place, Internet users voted (by open online voting) who chose the winners of the first seven places. Next, the jury consisting of representatives of the European Space Agency (ESA), the European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT), the Polish Space Agency (POLSA), the German Space Agency (DLR) and the organizer, CloudFerro, gave their votes. The winning photos will soon become part of the calendar for 2022.

The complete set of the awarded works can be viewed on the contest website.

Source: CloudFerro

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Competition for the “most atmospheric” images of the Earth. Winners announced

[date_timestamp] => 1638097067 ) [9] => Array ( [title] => The Swiss once again called to the polls to vote on the health pass [link] => https://genesisblocknews.com/the-swiss-once-again-called-to-the-polls-to-vote-on-the-health-pass/ [dc] => Array ( [creator] => Tim Hall ) [pubdate] => Sun, 28 Nov 2021 10:52:52 +0000 [category] => PlanetcalledhealthPasspollsSwissvote [guid] => https://genesisblocknews.com/?p=7373 [description] => Participants in a demonstration against the vaccine and the restrictions imposed because of the Covid-19, in Geneva, on October 9, 2021. SALVATORE IN NOLFI / AP The Swiss vote on Sunday, November 28, on the Covid-19 law, which made it possible to create the health pass, at the end of a stormy election campaign. A ... Read more [content] => Array ( [encoded] =>

The Swiss vote on Sunday, November 28, on the Covid-19 law, which made it possible to create the health pass, at the end of a stormy election campaign. A sign of unusual tensions in Switzerland, the police blocked the square in front of the seat of government and parliament in Bern on Sunday in anticipation of demonstrations.

According to the polls, however, the population should accept the law, even if the antivax and antipasse have been able to make their voice heard in recent weeks, by organizing numerous demonstrations, sometimes banned and punctuated by violence, without commonality, however, with the riots in the Netherlands and Guadeloupe.

The rise of tensions in Switzerland, a country renowned for its culture of dialogue and compromise, where referendums are organized several times a year in a peaceful atmosphere, had the effect of an electric shock. Many politicians, including the Minister of Health, Alain Berset, who for two years has come to embody the fight against Covid-19 in the Alpine country, have been threatened with death and are now placed under police protection.

This referendum comes as the new Omicron variant, detected in South Africa, described as “Worrying” by the World Health Organization, has plunged the planet into a state of alert.

Read also Article reserved for our subscribers Covid-19: in Switzerland, the fifth wave sweeps over the least vaccinated population in Western Europe

Delay in vaccination coverage

The Swiss also vote on Sunday on a popular nursing initiative, which calls on the confederation to guarantee a “Appropriate remuneration” care services.

The votes come as Switzerland, like other countries, has experienced an outbreak of infections since mid-October due to the Delta variant. But, contrary to what has been observed in other countries, the government has refused for the moment to toughen the control measures at the national level, arguing that the occupation of intensive care beds by patients suffering from Covid-19 was relatively low to date (20%).

?The situation is under control for the moment. If the cases were to increase exponentially, we would have to adapt as we go “Mr. Berset said at a press conference on Wednesday. However, the government asked the cantons to take measures and called on the population to respect basic health measures.

With a rate of fully vaccinated people of around 65%, Switzerland lags behind in vaccination coverage compared to other countries in Western Europe.

This is the second time in less than six months that the population must vote on the Covid-19 law. In June, citizens supported it with 60% of the vote in a first referendum. But the law having been modified, in order to give more latitude to the authorities to fight the pandemic and allow the establishment of the Covid certificate, the antipasse decided to launch a second referendum.

Read also Covid-19: Switzerland will extend the health pass obligation

“Extreme and unnecessary hardening”

The referendum committee refuses this “Extreme and unnecessary tightening of the Covid law” and in particular denounces the Covid-19 certificate, “Which implicitly induces a forced vaccination”. For Agnès Aédo, spokesperson for Friends of the Constitution, one of the groups behind the referendum, this law “Will create a two-speed society”.

All political movements, with the exception of the right-wing populist UDC, the country’s largest party, support the law. ?Suddenly we are supposed to be divided between the vaccinated and the unvaccinated. We must refuse this split “, denounced the president of the SVP, Marco Chiesa, who calls for “Restore freedom, fundamental rights and normality”.

The government argued that the certificate facilitates travel and stays abroad, allows events to be held and is “Available to all”because people who have not been vaccinated and have not had the virus can be tested.

Read also Article reserved for our subscribers In Switzerland, Kosovars accused of spreading Covid-19

According to the latest survey by the Gfs.bern institute, carried out on November 7, 61% of people wishing to participate in the vote then supported the Covid-19 law, and 67% the nursing initiative. In the latter case, as it is a popular initiative, a majority of the cantons is also required for the text to be adopted.

Our selection of articles on the health pass

The World with AFP

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The Swiss once again called to the polls to vote on the health pass

) [summary] => Participants in a demonstration against the vaccine and the restrictions imposed because of the Covid-19, in Geneva, on October 9, 2021. SALVATORE IN NOLFI / AP The Swiss vote on Sunday, November 28, on the Covid-19 law, which made it possible to create the health pass, at the end of a stormy election campaign. A ... Read more [atom_content] =>

The Swiss vote on Sunday, November 28, on the Covid-19 law, which made it possible to create the health pass, at the end of a stormy election campaign. A sign of unusual tensions in Switzerland, the police blocked the square in front of the seat of government and parliament in Bern on Sunday in anticipation of demonstrations.

According to the polls, however, the population should accept the law, even if the antivax and antipasse have been able to make their voice heard in recent weeks, by organizing numerous demonstrations, sometimes banned and punctuated by violence, without commonality, however, with the riots in the Netherlands and Guadeloupe.

The rise of tensions in Switzerland, a country renowned for its culture of dialogue and compromise, where referendums are organized several times a year in a peaceful atmosphere, had the effect of an electric shock. Many politicians, including the Minister of Health, Alain Berset, who for two years has come to embody the fight against Covid-19 in the Alpine country, have been threatened with death and are now placed under police protection.

This referendum comes as the new Omicron variant, detected in South Africa, described as “Worrying” by the World Health Organization, has plunged the planet into a state of alert.

Read also Article reserved for our subscribers Covid-19: in Switzerland, the fifth wave sweeps over the least vaccinated population in Western Europe

Delay in vaccination coverage

The Swiss also vote on Sunday on a popular nursing initiative, which calls on the confederation to guarantee a “Appropriate remuneration” care services.

The votes come as Switzerland, like other countries, has experienced an outbreak of infections since mid-October due to the Delta variant. But, contrary to what has been observed in other countries, the government has refused for the moment to toughen the control measures at the national level, arguing that the occupation of intensive care beds by patients suffering from Covid-19 was relatively low to date (20%).

?The situation is under control for the moment. If the cases were to increase exponentially, we would have to adapt as we go “Mr. Berset said at a press conference on Wednesday. However, the government asked the cantons to take measures and called on the population to respect basic health measures.

With a rate of fully vaccinated people of around 65%, Switzerland lags behind in vaccination coverage compared to other countries in Western Europe.

This is the second time in less than six months that the population must vote on the Covid-19 law. In June, citizens supported it with 60% of the vote in a first referendum. But the law having been modified, in order to give more latitude to the authorities to fight the pandemic and allow the establishment of the Covid certificate, the antipasse decided to launch a second referendum.

Read also Covid-19: Switzerland will extend the health pass obligation

“Extreme and unnecessary hardening”

The referendum committee refuses this “Extreme and unnecessary tightening of the Covid law” and in particular denounces the Covid-19 certificate, “Which implicitly induces a forced vaccination”. For Agnès Aédo, spokesperson for Friends of the Constitution, one of the groups behind the referendum, this law “Will create a two-speed society”.

All political movements, with the exception of the right-wing populist UDC, the country’s largest party, support the law. ?Suddenly we are supposed to be divided between the vaccinated and the unvaccinated. We must refuse this split “, denounced the president of the SVP, Marco Chiesa, who calls for “Restore freedom, fundamental rights and normality”.

The government argued that the certificate facilitates travel and stays abroad, allows events to be held and is “Available to all”because people who have not been vaccinated and have not had the virus can be tested.

Read also Article reserved for our subscribers In Switzerland, Kosovars accused of spreading Covid-19

According to the latest survey by the Gfs.bern institute, carried out on November 7, 61% of people wishing to participate in the vote then supported the Covid-19 law, and 67% the nursing initiative. In the latter case, as it is a popular initiative, a majority of the cantons is also required for the text to be adopted.

Our selection of articles on the health pass

The World with AFP

We would like to thank the writer of this post for this incredible material

The Swiss once again called to the polls to vote on the health pass

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