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Should public spending be reduced?

Prospective, Society

A number of seemingly separate debates are occupying part of the public stage in France today. France is the only major European country to have a combined budget, primary budget, trade balance and balance of payments deficit. The budget deficit…

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A serious job

Prospective, Society

Since Ancien history, parents have preferred to teach their children what they know, rather than entrusting them to specialized institutions. This is even how agricultural, rural and craft skills were passed on. And it wasn’t until the 17th century, in…

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2024, the year of dangers and hopes


Considering only the certain events, 2024 will be an exceptional year for France, Europe and the world. And even more so, considering the events that are still uncertain. Over the next 12 months, more than 2/3 of the world’s electorate…

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It was not all bad news…

Prospective, Society

For many, and rightly so, 2023 will be remembered as the year of barbarity, war and the retreat of the rule of law. A gloomy atmosphere reigns on the planet, and many deduce that much worse lies ahead. And yet,…

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The deceptive success of the COP 28

Geopolitics, Prospective

Despite the shouts of glory that will have triggered the publication of its final declaration, the COP 28, which has just ended, will have decided nothing serious. The 200 delegations, gathered around 100,000 participants, will have managed to agree only…

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Giving the future back to those it belongs to

Prospective, Society

Nothing is worse than acting in a hurry, without means or reflection. And the reforms proposed for French national education today, however attractive they may seem, will, when analyzed later, be denounced as reactionary and old-fashioned. On the face of…

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Today’s problems, tomorrow’s scandals

Prospective, Society

Great progress has recently been made in a part of the world to reduce gender wage inequalities and finally to seriously combat violence against women; thanks, for the most part, to the struggle of women themselves, increasingly free, powerful, united…

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COP28 or COP Zero ?

Geopolitics, Prospective

It all began in 1992 when 178 countries, meeting in Rio de Janeiro for the UN Ten-Year Conference on Environment and Development, signed a declaration and convention giving a first official definition of sustainable development and expressing the need to…

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In the meantime

Prospective, Society

Since October 7, the world has watched in amazement (to denounce or celebrate) the monstrous barbarism of Hamas terrorists, their obvious pleasure in torturing, raping, murdering women and children, and the ruthless reaction of an Israeli government that, to put…