The British leaving the EU really opens up the possibilities for those of us who missed the old days of the British and French killing each other over this and that for decades at a time. French autho
On 17 October 1961, a peaceful protest by Algerian migrants in the Paris region was met with overwhelming police force.
So, apparently, we’ve endangered the French Republic. “We” here is US academics who talk about race. And “endanger” seems to mean that the idea that racism needs to be ta
The entire neoliberal project has been about privatizing public goods. Unlike various false definitions of neoliberalism, leading some to equally falsely say that it is not a real thing because to adm
It’s well known that European monks play an outsized role in the history of alcohol, especially beer and liqueurs. And anyone who knows anything about modern cocktails is well aware of chartreus
Happy Bastille Day you cheese-eating surrender monkeys. Enjoy this film from 1938 about the French military. I think we can all agree that this impressive display of force would be fully backed up by
What is the market for an op-ed by a rich white woman talking about escaping the European heat wave in her own personal cave and why did the New York Times see fit to publish it? My air-conditioning i
The latest in laïcité: the mayor of a Parisian suburb banned a vendor from the city’s Christmas market because she was wearing a Muslim headscarf. Zekiye Yildirim was invited by the marketR