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Blandine Chelini-Pont

Blandine Chelini-Pont

Professeur des Universités en histoire contemporaine, Aix-Marseille Université (AMU)
Professeur d’histoire contemporaine à l’Université d’Aix-Marseille, mes recherches actuelles portent sur religions et vie politique, législative et judiciaire aux Etats-Unis et en France et sur religions et relations internationales

Anointing the nation: how Joe Biden's Catholic faith permeated his inaugural address

Feb 08, 2021 12:40 pm UTC| Politics

According to Valerie Biden Owens sister, best friend, and former political consultant to Joe Biden her brother will restore the soul of America. In an interview reported by the Washington Post, she develops this...

The legitimacy of the US Supreme Court put to the test of its conservatism

Jan 06, 2021 04:18 am UTC| Law

The outcome of the 2020 US presidential election is no longer in doubt: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won, taking 306 Electoral College votes, well above the 270-vote threshold ironically, the same number that Donald Trump...

The underappreciated and critical Catholic vote in the 2020 US presidential election

Oct 15, 2020 14:45 pm UTC| Politics

In the aftermath of the 2016 US presidential election, political analysts focused considerable attention on white Evangelicals support for Donald Trump. Less examined was the critical role of the Catholic vote in the three...

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Economy

CVS Health hike wages as its earnings climb

CVS Health will increase its workers wages after seeing growth in its profits. The health care retail company will be raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour starting in July next year. Fox Business reported that while...

SK Innovation to separate its battery and refining business units to become two separate entities

SK Innovation is set to split up its battery and petroleum refining business divisions. It was revealed on Wednesday, Aug. 4, that the South Korean company will be dividing the units and separate them to become two new...

Kroger, Kitchen United setting up ghost kitchens for customers delivery and meal pick-up in groceries

Kroger and Kitchen United announced their partnership to build ghost kitchens in some of the formers grocery outlets. The two joined forces to be able to offer takeout and food delivery from restaurants. According to...

Tencent shares plunge 10% after China media calls online gaming 'electronic drugs'

Stocks of Chinas biggest social media and video game firm Tencent tumbled over 10 percent, wiping almost $60 billion from its market capitalization after state-run Economic Information Daily likened online video games to...

Politics

World War 3: Vladimir Putin opposes recent legislation in Ukraine regarding sovereignty

The situation between Ukraine and Russia has led to escalated tensions as of late, leading many to fear that a world war or widespread military conflict may be started in the region. In another move highlighting the...

Iran bombing of tanker is part of a 'pattern' of aggression, says Israeli official

The recent conflict surrounding Irans bombing of a tanker in the Arabian sea has many nations on alert for the next move coming from Tehran. Israeli defense minister Benny Gantz warns that the bombing is only part of a...

Joe Biden blasts GOP for ramping up efforts to undermine democracy

The democracy of the US remains to hang in the balance in the aftermath of the 2020 elections and the January 6 insurrection. US President Joe Biden delivered another sharp rebuke towards Republicans who are increasingly...

Joe Biden vaccine: US meets 70 percent vaccination rate

The Biden administration is increasing efforts to get Americans vaccinated in light of the surge in cases, especially of the Delta variant. This week, President Joe Biden has announced that the US has finally hit the 70...

Science

Hyundai Mobis develops brainwave analyzer to prevent drowsy driving

Hyundai Mobis developed a brainwave detection device dubbed M. Brain to alert motor vehicle operators against drowsy driving or sudden health issues. The M.Brain analyzes brainwaves to determine the drivers health...

Osaka University ties up with town of Okoppe to turn cow poop into methanol using LEDs

Researchers from the Osaka University and the town of Okoppe are conducting studies to produce methanol by illuminating biogas from cow manure with LEDs. Experiments were conducted at an agricultural and scientific...

Big bang: how we are trying to 'listen' to it – and the new physics it could unveil

Exactly what happened at the beginning of the universe, 14 billion years ago, is one of the greatest mysteries in physics theres no simple way to probe it. Thats because, in its early stages, the universe was filled with...

S. Korean researchers reveal method of using fat insects in producing eco-friendly biodiesel

South Korean researchers announced a method of producing environment-friendly fuels by utilizing the remains of high-fat black soldier flies. The method uses leftover fat from black soldier flies to produce animal feed,...

Nestlé, PepsiCo, and Suntory debut world’s first enzymatically recycled bottles

A consortium that includes Nestlé, PepsiCo, and Suntory has produced the worlds first food-grade PET plastic bottles from enzymatically recycled plastic using Carbios recycling process. The bottles that have been...

Technology

‘Ghost of Tsushima: Legends’ standalone version launches September 3

Video game fans who are not too interested in diving into single-player campaigns will soon have a way to enjoy Sucker Punchs popular action-adventure through the standalone release of Ghost of Tsushima: Legends. It means...

iOS 15 beta 4 fixes lens flare issue on certain photos

iOS 15 is slated to launch soon, and aside from the new features it will deliver, beta testers are also discovering some much-needed fixes that could be released in the upcoming operating system update. In iOS 15 beta 4,...

Toss offers free transactions amid growing online bank competition

Viva Republica would eliminate transaction fees for Toss users starting Monday, as it prepares to launch Toss Bank next month and gears up for growing competition with internet-only banks and other fintech firms. The...

Honor Magic 3 benchmark result hints at the use of Snapdragon 888

The anticipated official launch of Honor Magic 3 is just a few days away, but leaks remain unstoppable. More recently, a Geekbench benchmark test result appeared online, possibly revealing what processing chip will power...
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