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Hollande Vs. Sarkozy: Comics, Economics, and Freakonomics! (Part II) Posted by on May 4, 2012

Nicolas Sarkozy is a man of contradictions: When a handful of delinquents welcomed him with rotten eggs at one of the Parisian banlieues, he didn’t hesitate to call them racailles (scum.) Yet he never shied away from using un langage de voyou (thuggish language) himself: To an old man who refused to shake his hand, he said “Casse-toi, pauv’ con” (“F***…

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Le nucléaire civil: pour ou contre? Posted by on Mar 20, 2011

In the wake of the tragic tremblement de terre (earthquake) that devastated Japan a few days ago, an overheated debate has re-emerged on the international scene concerning the risks associated with the development of l’énergie nucléaire for civilian purposes. Many opponents of the use of this form of energy are undoubtedly well-intentioned, and are quick to point…

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