Going Public: What Reinventing Paris Can Teach London

That the Internet is in the process of transforming many sectors is by now a truism, but this fact does not make the phenomenon any less real; moreover, the depth of the potential for what is ultimately just a series of networked computers to improve everyday lived experience cannot be underestimated. 433 mots de plus

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Six considerations on the French elections

  1. The exhaustion of traditional parties.

The absence of both mainstream political parties that have dominated French political life for the last decades from the 2nd round of the elections mirror the current period of rapid political reshuffling, of disintegration of old categories and schemes of understanding, and of great uncertainty and volatility, across the West. 1 462 mots de plus

Macron defeats Le Pen in the first round

Emmanuel Macron is on course to defeat Marine Le Pen in the first round of election votes, despite Le Pen having been predicted for week to be on top in the first. 155 mots de plus

Everything you need to know about the French election

This article was published on The Huffington Post

One of my favourite French words is bouleversement. It means disruption or upheaval. Zidane’s head-butt in the 2006 World Cup final represented… 989 mots de plus

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French Socialist Party Right-wing Commits Suicide: former Socialist PM Manuel Valls Backs Macron.

Renegade Socialist PM Valls Backs Macron.

Former Socialist PM Valls backs centrist Macron for French presidency. France 24.

French former Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Wednesday he would vote for centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron rather than Socialist contender Benoît Hamon, who had trounced him in a left-wing primary earlier this year.

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Le Grand Débat

En tant qu’étudiant du français intéressé aux politiques internationaux et des affaires contemporaines, je suive attentivement tout développement dans l’Élection présidentielle de 2017. Hier soir, j’ai regardé  3 158 mots de plus

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