Idriss J. Aberkane: Noopolitics: The Power of Knowledge

on November 27th, 2015 | Values

Geopolitics is the interaction between power and land. Noopolitics is the interaction between power and knowledge. This interaction is both reflexive and disruptive. It implies a profound change to geopolitics and the art of governance, because it is concerned with the art of allowing knowledge to reign over power. Above all, it aims to avoid […]

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Idriss J. Aberkane: Economy of Knowledge

on May 19th, 2015 | Growth

Imagine an economy whose main resource is infinite. Imagine an economy endowed with an intrinsic form of justice, an economy that facilitates and rewards sharing, an economy where the unemployed boast greater purchasing power than those in work, an economy where 1 and 1 makes 3, an economy in which everyone is born with purchasing power and where, ultimately, each individual has total control over his or her purchasing power.

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Anti-Semitic Attitudes in France: New Insights

on March 12th, 2015

For more than 10 years, the Jews of France have been living in a state of anxiety. They no longer recognize France, the Republic they love, the country of human rights and of universalism. They see the resurgence of a dark side of the French experience that they had thought was eradicated forever. This report, presenting the findings of the surveys, helps us to gauge the level of anti-Semitism in the country and pinpoint those sectors of society that are most prone to espouse it.

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Mohamed Beddy Ebnou : Islam et démocratie : face à la modernité [Islam and democracy: facing modernity]

on March 10th, 2015 | Values

What are the reasons for the decline and how should they be addressed? This question has continued to dictate the general political subjectivity of the Ottoman and Muslim elites since the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, particularly since the Treaty of Karlowitz in 1699 and the origins of what came to be known as the "Eastern Question".

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Ahmad Al-Raysuni : Islam et démocratie : les fondements [Islam and democracy: the foundations]

on March 10th, 2015 | Values

Shura, or "consultation" is a principle mentioned both in the Koran and as a practice followed by the Prophet and his Companions. In a modern context, Shura has been interpreted as the Islamic term for what our contemporaries refer to as democracy. However, it remains an obscure concept, despite the hundreds of books and articles published on the topic in recent decades. Many aspects of Shura have not yet been addressed.

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Asma Lamrabet : Les femmes et l’islam : une vision réformiste [Women and Islam: a reformist vision]

on March 10th, 2015 | Values

It is clear today that the topic of women in Islam is still subject to a highly restrictive, binary vision. Between the traditionalist Islamic perspective that rejects reform for fear of losing excessively idealised values relating to identity and the "modernist" perspective that blames all evils on religion and Islam in particular, it is primarily the views of a large majority of Muslim women that are being marginalised.

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