Jacques Attali

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One and a half per thousand? Shame on us !


When discussing refugees and migrants, we tend to more or less deliberately mix up two topics: firstly, the way we treat migrants and refugees who managed to reach France; secondly, the number of refugees and migrants that we ought to…

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Toward a consumer strike?

Positive Economy, Society

A movement seems to have taken off, in the United States and in some European countries, and no one knows whether its momentum will dwindle after the initial take-off, or if it will continue to ascend, far up and away:…

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A family meal


Reminiscing over those family meals from one’s childhood, (not the daily meals with parents, brothers and sisters, but shared ones, in large gatherings at one of the homes of a family member, with more or less distant relatives, during religious…

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For a positive democracy

Economie Positive

There are times or circumstances in which any decision taken on a matter, which became particularly burdensome, will no longer satisfy anyone. And yet, a decision must be taken. Generally, in these circumstances, we do everything in order to delay…

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How about playing with the stars?

Art and Culture

The emotions aroused by the concomitance of the deaths of a popular writer and a singer who was even more popular, showed the importance that each of us attaches to these two very different dimensions of culture: music and literature….

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Knowing how to say no.


A few years ago, I asked Jean d’Ormesson what was the most important thing he thought that he had learned as he got older. He answered me without hesitation, with his mischievous smile: “I think that the most important thing…

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To get over with words


In France, we are passionate for the debate on inclusive writing, without seeing that it is like being interested in a frog in a pond, which will soon be overwhelmed by a tsunami. Because what is at stake on the…

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Fame is a curse.

Art and Culture

Why should a work be more expensive if it is attributable to a well-known artist? Shouldn’t it only be worth by itself? The debate that preceded and followed the very recent New York sale of a painting attributed to Leonardo…