Dialogues ZEP : "c'est vraiment ça que vous voulez ?"

Bon, vivement les vacances parce que là j'en ai un peu marre du collège. Ne pas avoir des élèves motivés, c'est une chose avec laquelle je compose tous les jours. Par contre avoir des gens qui arrivent en classe à l'heure qu'ils veulent, sans frapper à la porte et sans s'excuser pour ensuite gêner ceux qui suivent avec leurs bavardages et/ou réflexions à deux francs six sous (parce qu'ils n'ont ni livres ni cahiers non plus les pauvres chéri(e)s), ça […]

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Organized Crime : Expression and Repression

Introduction There is a parallel between Organized Crime and the movie industry. Organized Crime was one of the ways for social climbing, of getting out of poverty and ethnic matters. In the main Hollywood studios, many directors were ethnics: Samuel Goldwyn and Louis Mayer (M.G.M. studios: Metro Goldwyn Mayer), David O. Selznick, Charles Chaplin... The cinema was a new technology founded by the elite, the ethnic entrepreneurs and the W.A.S.P. businessmen. Some innovative sections of business were opened for the […]

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Organized Crime in America

Organized Crime in America (1929 - 1951) 1929: Wall Street crash, which forced gangsters to find a new wy of making money in a time of recession. 1951: middle of the Cold War. Kefauver hearings started the huge mystification of the Mafia, discovering that organized crime was still on in the U.S. First TV debates on organized crime. In history, gangsters and Organized Crime did exist. Between history and culture, there are matters of ideology: in what way does that […]

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