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Making the best use of anger


Like many people in France today, I’m very angry: against the President of the Republic, despite the friendship that binds us, for not having dissolved the previous National Assembly as quickly as he dissolved this one, which would undoubtedly have…

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The dictatorship of abstention


In these European elections, nobody really campaigned against abstention; and yet, it has become the worst enemy of our democracies; the most terrible indicator, too, of the decadence of our moral spirit, and the weakening of our capacity to resist…

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27 national elections


The June 9 vote is not about European elections. It is only a juxtaposition of national consultations, with a European pretext. If we look at what is happening in each of the 27 countries of the European Union, we can…

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Are you on a mental vacation?


Among the traits that differentiate people, companies, peoples, nations, ideologies and eras, one of the most important is that which enables us to distinguish those who are constantly on the alert, watching for all the faint signals heralding conflicts, crises,…

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Democracy is threatened where justice is threatened


The theory has long established it: a democracy presupposes a rule of law, that is, the possibility for citizens to rely on the equal application of a democratically voted law to all citizens, regardless of their social status or circumstances….

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Choosing a success model


In every society, since the dawn of time, everyone has been given a model of success. By gender, by caste, by class, by state. In each society, the model of individual success dominates the shape of this society and the…

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Tobacco, a deadly drug


It is both ironic and tragic to note that, at a time when the production and consumption of recreational cannabis is being authorized (as in Germany), or is being considered for authorization (as in France), bans on the production and…