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France: militarization of the police

"Fight against terrorism": police units are eradicated with heavy weapons

France is still in the emergency after the shock of the connection in november. The legal status is valid after the relocation in february to 26. May. Inland politics will continue, insofar as the political mood in the country is still in a phase in which maws can be enforced to expand internal security, which were stabbed at coarse resistance a few time ago.

You could briefly bring it to the denominator: the mabs for the calling of the police, to expand the police powers, the project to free the firearms use of previous statutory restrictions, prior to receivables that came mainly from the right political spectrum. That on the other hand, protests from links gave on behalf of the bourgeois rights rights and with a view to the possibilities for state abuse, obedience to political tradition.

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What are the causes of depression?

What are the causes of depression?

An open letter to the german depression assistance foundation

According to a press release of the foundation german depression assistance "every year in germany, 5.3 million people suffer from a treatment-exercised, unipolar depression". That was around 6.5% of the population, with women being affected more than twice as often. In addition, in the recesses of psychic disruptions play an ever greater role: according to german pension insurance, in 1983, only 8.6% of the trap was about depression and other mental disorders. In 2002, it was already 28.5%, 2016 even 42.9%."

These numbers to go to underline the social importance of the topic – and so i do not primarily mean the alleged costs for social work and the economy (causing mentally ill financial damage?To). The suffering for those affected and their owners can be enormous – and even if the number of self-tilts has been around 10 years since the early 1980s.000 almost halved, it is still tragic if a person from despair takes life.

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Battle for the gezipark: no peace after the storm

Battle for the Gezipark: No peace after the storm

Photo: fabian kohler

Almost 24 hours took the strain battle between turkish demonstrators and policemen. Now the activists build their destructed park again – and the barricades are equal to. Because the next storm is determined

It is raining on wednesday morning in the istanbul gezipark. Fabricated activists are sitting in front of their tents and looks for half-empty meadows for the first time for two weeks. "A storm has broken over us", complains of meral. She does not mean the storm, which in the morning the last rest of tranengas washed out of the air.

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Save the plan s the open access?

Does the Plan S rescue the Open Access?

European research suppliers want publication cottages

Although open access steadily grows, he does not invoke the hopes of the open access idealists, nor the research financier. The former complain about its commercialization and rising publishing goods, though still being too slow growth.

Both problems want to tackle the coalition s today. It represents eleven national research general organizations supported by the european commission and the european research council. Among the members can be found, among others, the east rich fwf, the french agence nationale de la recherche (anr), the nederlandse organatie voor wetzschapelijk onderzoek (nwo) and uk research and innovation.

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A compilation of curious things

Youtube and co. – our weekly telepolis video check

Mondan we start today in the first may weekend. And musically it goes on with a hub’s folk song and our chechen concert pianist, which has prudently preceded by copyright this week: music!.

A compilation of curious things

Also otherwise we wish you a lot of spab, for example, in the porno pictures or outdoor bathing. And that’s where we are already at the cats: at a jedi cat, a semi-tierbaby and an important educational film about the topic: how to stop cats pissing on your car.

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Iran: parliamentary election without election

Iran: parliamentary election without election

Iran’s supreme fuhrer ayatollah khameni on friday prayer. Image: khameni.Ir / cc by 4.0

In february iran elects a new parliament – the probability of new mass protests is roughly

Iran is in the endiest year after the islamic revolution in a difficult situation. Hard us sanctions, corruption and expensive foreign assignments have given rise to the economy of the economy. The middle class erodes, simple workers and employee fighting for financial survival.

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Yellow mehlwermer are admitted as a novel food in the eu

Yellow Mehlwermer are admitted as a novel food in the EU

In the eu, for the first time, an insect is approved as a novel food. The eu states have agreed to a corresponding proposal of the european commission for dried yellow mehlwermer. The formal decision and an act of the commission should follow in the coming weeks. The act is to bring requirements for food labeling, which contain products from insects.

The foregoing was a scientific evaluation by the european authority for food safety (efsa). The larvae of the tenebrio molitor kafer can be used as a snack or as an ingredient in some foods. Currently, the efsa eleven approaches for the supreme of other insects.

Millions of people in the world already consume daily insects, the eu commission succeeds. Your strategy "from the yard to the table" identify insects as an alternative protein source that can change the change to a more sustainable food system.

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Part time: 2.6 million sub-divisions want to work more

And 1.2 million purchased full-time want to reduce their working time

The topics that have not developed a rough traction in the election campaign or at least hardly perceptibly addressed, a gap, which is frequent in everyday life reality: those who have a full-time job, tell them the job "fry", that they find hardly more time and strength for a lives outside the professional modes because of the many overtime hours, meet with friends, for example.

Others say they were glad if they did not just have part-time jobs. A just division of this wish will take place in ideas that are rather rapidly waved as in the face of existing conditions in the labor market unrealizable utopia.

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For a new ground ethics

For a new ground ethics

Image: agroscope, / gabriela braendle / cc by-nd-2.0

Every day more than 100 billboard fields of floor flat are included in germany. In the last 30 years we have already lost a quarter of all soil in this country. A comment

Every year, about ten million hectares of arable flax are lost every year. The process is currently running: more and more people, but less and less fertile soil. Therefore therefore the dramatic species dies. And today, 800 million people are starving. In 50 years we will be about 11 billion people against 7.7 billion today. How do we want to renew more people with less and less ground??

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Electrical recycling makes problems

Electrical recycling makes problems

Graphic: tp

Electrical and electronic devices can be returned for many years to the public recyclinghofs – since now there is also the possibility to bring back these devices in a single trade

The waste management goals in germany are: avoid reuse, recycling. However, the first two goals are achieved in practice only against coarse resistance. Manufacturers selling particularly long-lasting products, with the system-related disadvantage, to fight that their products are widely heavier than the cheap competitors. Therefore, corresponding high costs for securing the recycling, even if these products are not recycled due to their value and longevity.

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