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I rarely, if ever, use a sports analogy to get a point across, but when it comes to our wine of the week, the Naidu, 2020 Sonoma Coast Rosé from Pinot Noir ($ 30), I simply can’t. not resist. This wine is an out of the ordinary home run, a delight from the first sip …

Global plans to ensure that big international companies like Amazon and Google pay their “fair share of taxes” have cleared another hurdle following a meeting in Venice of the world’s top finance ministers. In June, the G7 group of nations endorsed proposals to change international tax rules. This weekend, the finance ministers of the G20 …

The Earl and Countess Almaviva Figaro and Susanna, their servants, about to get married Cherubino, young pageboy, in love with the countess Doctor Bartolo and Marcellina, his housekeeper It’s Figaro and Susanna’s wedding day, but Count Almaviva, bored after a few years of marriage, wants to invoke an old custom – the right of the …

When former President Donald Trump recently teased an ad on social media, there was speculation that he could join Gettr, a new friendly network founded by an ally that got off to a rocky start. Instead, it turned out that he was filing class actions against Twitter, Facebook and Google. On the same day, a …

Click to enlarge ARIES: March 21 – April 19: The poet Joshua Jennifer Espinoza writes: “I name my body the girl of my dreams / I name my body proximity / I name my body full of hope despite everything”. I like his idea that we can give our bodies funny names, titles and descriptors. …

Italian writer Carlo Lucarelli, 2006 | Creative Commons LYON, France — As the world begins to wake up and we enter the post-containment period, in France the festival’s first big comeback, just before the Cannes Film Festival reopens, was the Quais du Polar which had just been s ‘finish. It is the world festival of …

Since assuming the role of Dior’s first female artistic director, Maria Grazia Chiuri has incorporated a feminist touch into all of her work. In her inaugural collection, models strutted the runway for Spring 2017 in “We Should All Be Feminists” t-shirts, inspired by Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s essay. Chiuri has since collaborated with a …

The Vixen, by Francine Prose (Harper). Harvard graduate Simon Putnam, the narrator of this novel, which takes place during McCarthy’s time, finds a position at a prestigious publishing house, where he is soon tasked with revising a salacious pot of mysterious author. The book is full of anti-Communist propaganda, aimed at capitalizing on Rosenberg’s recent …

Marc Hage, Capital city (A public space, 2020) The pandemic may have closed many storefronts in New York City, but local businesses were closing, and not always being replaced, in neighborhoods across the socio-economic spectrum, long before COVID-19 changed the landscape. urban. Mark Hage’s moody photo documentary book, Capital city (2020), published by A Public …

Single mothers represent 85% of the 2 million single-parent families in France. Victims of a double glass ceiling, they remained invisible for a long time. Now they are determined to make their voices heard and defend their rights. * * * “We have the impression that you are losing your motivation. These words fell like …