Ambivalence among voters is reason to think about how democracy is working for us as a community. To keep democracy alive we need to be sceptical about the exercise of power and keep it in check.
Shifting to plug-in cars wouldn't be enough to max out global oil consumption by 2040. But it could help make that happen if cities pitch in and ride-sharing doesn't crowd out public transportation.
The new French president has been accused of racism over comments about Africa's 'civilisational' problems.
How French memories of the Dunkirk evacuation differ from those of the British.
Italy, Portugal and Spain have all gone up in flames in recent weeks, highlighting the need to rethink how Mediterranean countries protect people and save ecosystems.
Moviegoers get a hint of why Dunkirk stayed with those who lived through it, but an online archive of survivors' stories offers more depth.
France and the US have always had their differences, but they've also proved strong and steady allies.
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Macron's portrait and taste in literature are full of political symbols to be sussed.
Case analysis of Hermès and its four strengths: a real identity, the creativity and skills of its artisans, innovation, and the fact that it remains an independent family company.
The deal will give a much-needed boost to Iran's economy and lend important support to Rouhani's government.
While people from many nations have chosen to make their home in France, the British were among the first and remain the most numerous.
Having the same number of Cabinet positions doesn't mean women have the same amount of power.
International problems and local policies are integrally interwoven, whether the nationalists in Washington like it or not.
Populist parties like France's Front National typically stress traditional family values. So is it possible for them to appeal to traditional leftist voters like single women and the queer community?
A huge number of new politicians have joined the National Assembly after the 2017 election.
Despite a low voter turnout, the new French president has a solid majority in parliament. He will need it to push his reforms at home and in Europe.
The concept of laboratory schools has raised interest in recent reports (CNIRE, François Taddei...). Will they manage to bridge the gap between teaching and research?
France's new En Marche! party is on track to win 400 legislative seats, another victory for the country's young president.
Emmanuel Macron may have won the presidential election, but his agenda could fail if his party doesn't get a majority in Parliament.