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France: New Government in Love with Bosses, Bosses in Love with New Government.

Bosses Applaud the ‘Valls Show’.

Yesterday the Parti Socialist Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, wowed the French employers’ federation (the MEDEF) summer get-together.

«Moi j’aime l’entreprise !»  827 more words

European Left

Socialist Government Dissolved Following Calls For Socialism

The whole world is begging us to put an end to these absurd austerity policies which are burying the Eurozone deeper and deeper in recession and which will soon end up with deflation.

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Making Medical Myths – the Case of Maximilien Robespierre, by Peter McPhee

Massive media interest followed the digital reconstruction in late 2013 of Robespierre’s face and a new medical diagnosis by Philippe Froesch of the Visual Forensic Laboratory (Barcelona), a specialist in 3D facial reconstruction, and Philippe Charlier from the medical anthropology and medico-legal team at the Université de Versailles-St. 675 more words

French History

Obama authorises " targeted air strikes" "to prevent a potential act of genocide" in Iraq: Where does the left stand?

Islamists Will Face US Air-Strikes.

Confronted with the threat of mass murder in Iraq by the genociders of the Islamic State (ISIL)  the American President, Obama, has issued… 1,402 more words

French Politics

Did you hear the one about Joséphine the fish monger?


Those of you interested in the poissard tradition will be intrigued to learn (as I was) that Empress Joséphine had a certain connection to the humble women of the marketplace. 130 more words

French Revolution

Who are you? and why are you reading this?

Hello!

I have noticed a lot of you are “following” this site all of a sudden: 370 at last count.

(editor’s note of 8/7/14: I will update this figure regularly to track the growing population of readers. 586 more words

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