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Burying old capitalism

Finance, Positive Economy

The current discussions, around the world, and in particular in France, on how the fate of companies is sealed, illustrates the view that old capitalism, the one in which those who hold capital grant or deny the breath of life to companies, is outdated…

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The shameless right-wing…


Though it is true that the current president and his successive governments have not yet succeeded in saving the country: unemployment, during the past two years, has increased by 500,000, and public debt has grown by 150 billion dollars; the French external deficit has reached extreme levels…

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Forgotten youth


While clever arguments are being made as to whether young people should be paid much less, from France and elsewhere, to pursue dead-end jobs, it is not surprising that some of them have no faith in help from the State…

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You are on your own!


One would think that, on this day of Government reshuffle, too long heralded and overdue, I would explain, once again, what I expect from a possible new government…

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Have they all gone crazy?


Sometimes, I ask myself whether it is possible to be right though it means dismissing everybody else’s opinion. Or whether one must surrender to the idea that unanimity must prevail. However, in the light of what is happening at the moment in Ukraine, I feel reinforced in my initial intuition, expressed here: it is crazy, for the West, to turn the Crimean problem into an opportunity for confrontation with Russia…

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The need for heroism


If there is a rare quality and needed more than ever in politics, it is heroism, extreme form of sacrifice of self-interest and personal gain, in the service to others. Absolute sign of altruism…