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THE DICTATORSHIP OF CONSUMPTION

Society

The tide of the battle that is being played out for nearly two centuries between the economy and politics, between market forces and democracy, between capitalism and the state, is now turning in favor of the market, because it is global, to the detriment of democracy, locked within borders…

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Amazon, what’s next?

Art and Culture

The battle of US authors and publishers against the online retailer Amazon may seem minor – in terms of the current world economic and geopolitical issues at stake – and far removed from the thoughts of all of us – because it seems to concern only the distribution of revenue sales from digital book sales in the USA.

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Doing away with Queuillism

Geopolitics

Henri Queuille was not a politician with a poor record. Medical doctor, deputy for the Corrèze Department, resistance fighter and anti-Gaullist, served five times as Minister, especially as Minister of Agriculture, under the Third Republic and four times as President…

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A very strange summer

Geopolitics

While planes disappear, explode or fall one after the other, around the world, without explanation (there is still no information regarding the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 to Beijing…

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What is the purpose of the ECB?

Finance, Positive Economy

Main pivot, insuring alone the survival of the euro, without any assistance from the EU’s executive bodies, the European Central Bank (ECB) is today obliged to do exactly the opposite of what is set out by the Treaties: lending to States in order to finance their debts…

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The war of law

Geopolitics

A number of events, apparently unrelated, remind us today that, behind the war of weapons and that of economy, another war is played out, maybe more serious, the war of law…

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