Category: English texts


Summary: “Uber Drivers and Others in the Gig Economy Take a Stand”


Uber drivers and others in the gig economy take a stand, The New York Times, February 2nd 2016, written by Noam Scheiber. The article talks about the resistance of the gig economy contractors against their companies. The author declares that the entrepreneurs are mobilizing to demand fair treatment and better...

Summary: “It’s Payback Time for Women”


The text has been published in the January 10th, 2016 issue of The New York Times. It was written by Judith Shulevitz. The article is about the U.B.I that stands for Universal Basic Income. This measure would touch the poorest people in the United States and the women in general....

Chronique : The perfect weapon: Story of Marco and the landmine


Landmines are the perfect weapon in war, the best strategy to debilitate the enemy, hindering their advance and controlling influence zones. They are used as lethal tools, forbidden by internationals treaties. Nonetheless, in the east of Antioquia (Colombia) the number of victims doesn’t diminish and tragedies continues. Between 1990 and the...