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Democracy at ground level

If you’ve been paying the least bit of attention to the news, you already know that yesterday, Emmanuel Macron was elected the next President of France. There is already a ton, more or less, of commentary and analysis available. But … Continue reading

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The President’s (amateur) gaffe

By the time you read this, the French election results may well be known. If the pollsters are correct, then François Hollande will have narrowly defeated Nicolas Sarkozy to become the nation’s next President. Here’s my take on how President … Continue reading

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