The daguerreotype, between bourgeois enthusiasm and artistic mistrust

By Nicolas Six Posted yesterday at 3:00 p.m., updated at 12:55 a.m. Reserved for our subscribers Series“High-tech in the 19th century” (1/4). “Le Monde” remembers four founding objects that have shaken up mentalities. In 1839, the daguerreotype propelled photography into French society. First adopted by rentiers and portrait entrepreneurs, the photo then touches families wishing … Read more

British government launches “plan B” against Omicron amid a climate of mistrust

Boris Johnson at a press conference in Downing Street in London on December 8, 2021, following a meeting of ministers considering further restrictions in response to the spread of the virus. ADRIAN DENNIS / AP It is in a noxious atmosphere, Downing Street wiping scandals after scandals, that Boris Johnson decided, Wednesday, December 8, to … Read more

At the Saint-Girons market, mistrust is traded at friendly prices

By Alice Raybaud and Alexa Brunet Posted today at 2:30 a.m. Reserved for our subscribers Fragments of FranceIn this small town of Ariège where many neo-rural dwellers live in search of a life close to nature, resistance to the vaccine and to the health pass combine with an ambient conspiracy and the search for “alternative … Read more

mistrust and pragmatism within the European Union

At the videoconference meeting of EU foreign ministers on Tuesday August 17 with Josep Borrell, head of European diplomacy JOHANNA GERON / AP “The Taliban won the war. So we have to talk to them ”, soberly indicated Josep Borrell, head of European diplomacy, after a meeting, Tuesday, August 17, by videoconference of foreign ministers. … Read more

in Chambéry, between fear of being caricatured and radical remarks, the demonstrators display their mistrust

Demonstration against the application of the health pass in Chambéry (Savoie), August 14, 2021 PABLO CHIGNARD FOR “THE WORLD” “The health pass is not possible. I am not a slave. The government cannot force me ”, explains Nicolas Moreux, 45 years old. The engineer demonstrated for the fourth time in a row, Saturday afternoon in … Read more

mistrust from the time of Pasteur

Portrait of Louis Pasteur (1822-1895). AFP LCP-AN – THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 8:30 p.m. – DOCUMENTARY Vaccinated. To be or not to be? Shakespearean question raised by Covid-19. To identify “The passionate relationship that unites the French to vaccination”, we need to take a step back. In Arbois, in the Jura, Louis Pasteur, in 1885, saved … Read more

REPORTAGE. At the vaccination center of Dax, mistrust, discomfort and swastikas: “We are no longer dealing with the convinced”

This summer again, the Covid-19 got the better of the famous Landes festivals of Dax. Pandemic requires, the taurine feria has given way to a vaccine fury in the neighboring town of Saint-Paul-lès-Dax, where needles are planted rather than banderillas. Even without a red scarf, or “olé” in the stands, the public is there. “As … Read more