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Paris tragedy must be contextualized

Paris tragedy must be contextualized

By Daniel Moritz-Rabson, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under Opinion

France represents a cause for concern because it represents, more than anything else, the continued dehistoricization that ignores why the world finds itself once again roiled by grief because of a terror attack.

Macron: the butèl (boy) for France’s last chance

Macron: the butèl (boy) for France’s last chance

By Vittorio Bisin, Staff Columnist

September 8, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion, Uncategorized

While France is a well-functioning state, its economic policies require significant reform.

Vittorio’s Razor: Valls a smart addition to Hollande administration

Vittorio’s Razor: Valls a smart addition to Hollande administration

April 24, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

In an attempt to improve his 18 percent approval rating at the beginning of the new year, liberal French President Francois Hollande promised a “responsibility pact” to aggravated French firms. The pact is aimed at boosting France’s stagnant growth by, among other things, cutting 30 billion e...

High taxes in Europe hurt businesses

High taxes in Europe hurt businesses

February 27, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

In a campaign speech last month, Leader of the Labor Party Ed Miliband promised to raise the income tax rate among England’s wealthiest from 45 to 50 percent if elected prime minister. The Economist jokes that his tax hike will only bring in the amount of money needed to buy a few English Premier...