On 17 October 1961, a peaceful protest by Algerian migrants in the Paris region was met with overwhelming police force.
I had high hopes for the French case to hold the U.S. accountable for dropping Agent Orange in Vietnam. This was for two reasons. First is that the U.S. is morally culpable for the crimes against huma
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
The scene was, as of yesterday, eerily familiar. A throng of right-wing extremists, including multiple paramilitary groups, rioted at the gates of the legislature. The setting was Paris; the date 6 Fe
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
France’s insistence on requiring masks while banning burqas mirrors the fetishization of bare faces among the anti-lockdown crowd.
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
The Bourbon heir to the French throne has thrown his support behind the gilets jaunes protests. On Facebook. I’m mostly reeling from the revelation that Louis Alphonse de Bourbon, Duke of Anjou,