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Behind The Yellow Vests: The Great Fear Of Having Less And Less

-Analysis- PARIS — Did they really have to set France on fire for just a few cents? More than eight weeks after it began, the revolt of the "yellow vests" still seems hard to grasp. For ...

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Europe, The Naive Power

Standing alone against the United States and China, Europe must wake up in 2019. And come together.

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The Timeless Relevance Of Robinson Crusoe

Published 300 years ago, Daniel Defoe's classic story of shipwreck and survival still has muc...

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Staff Picks, Our 15 Best Stories Of 2018

LE MONDE Monstrous Times Call For Monstrous Fiction: A French Manifesto Against the omnipotence of "reality-show novels" and costume fiction, a group of young French authors want to reassert ...

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The 2018 Dozen — Our 12 Most Popular Stories Of The Year

LE MONDE Full Translation Of French Anti-#MeToo Manifesto Signed By Catherine Deneuve Some 100 prominent French women artists and intellectuals have issued an open letter in Le Monde ...

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France: From Rousseau To Yellow Vests To The Popular Referendum

-OpEd- PARIS — In the sometimes cacophonous concert of demands from France's “yellow vests” protest movement, one measure keeps coming back: the Référendum d'initiative citoyenne (RIC), or ...

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Why Christmas Never Ends For Iconic Paris Department Stores

There is a lot of planning behind the Christmas window decorations you find around the French cap...

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The Enduring Relevance Of Strong Franco-German Relations

The EU remains a work in progress, especially with Britain's messy exit efforts. But if there...