Posts tagged France
Virtual Virtue

A poem by Elsa Benamouzig.

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Some Storage Space

This poem by Irina Breitenstein uses a hard disk as an analogy to a relationship. “you chose the two photos i chose, you chose yourself the way i chose you. then you send them to some other woman’s computer.”

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At the Grassroots of Populism: Yellow Vests, Red Fury

Does populism always need strong leadership? The leaderless "Gilets Jaunes" in France have managed to change domestic policy, proving to be as disruptive as radical populist parties in other Western democracies.

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The Rise of Eddy: Born in the Gutter, Becoming the Intelligentsia

Could an author's autobiographical work prove to be a second wind for the left, in a country that is living through some of its most turbulent times?

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Stepping Away From Race: A Conversation With Thomas Chatterton Williams

“In France I don’t have the feeling  of being ‘read’ as black. It’s a liberation  and a shock  to most black Americans  when they leave the States."

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At the Heart of Hate: Inside France's Identitarian Movement

Generation Identity is today the fastest growing far-right youth movement in Europe. And they are not playing around.

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The Legacy of '68 is in good hands - Alain Geismar

According to Alain Geismar, who fought on the frontlines of the May ’68 Paris protests, the culture of protest is alive and kicking in Europe today. 

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'Things From Europe' - a podcast with spoken word artist Madi Maxwell-Libby

In our podcast with Madi Maxwell-Libby, she recites her poem and we chat about bankers, Brexit and the beauty of Europe.

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Power Without Glory: The Shadow Government

From the 17th to the 21st century, three ‘King-Whisperers’ changed the course of history. Here's what we know and don't know about Europe's most secretive and influential advisors.

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