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March Madness: Jarrett Culver attempts to hurdle cameraman - Yahoo News 22 Mar 2019, 7:08 pm

March Madness: Jarrett Culver attempts to hurdle cameraman  Yahoo News

March Madness is for the ballers, not the hurdlers. (That's May.) Texas Tech guard Jarrett Culver attempted to save a loose ball during the first half of the ...

Lifting the Veil on the Académie Française - The New York Times 6 Mar 2019, 8:00 am

Lifting the Veil on the Académie Française  The New York Times

For a story about the deadlock within an age-old French institution, our Paris bureau chief was obligated to adopt their approach of moving slowly.

The Guardians of the French Language Are Deadlocked, Just Like Their Country - The New York Times 3 Mar 2019, 8:00 am

The Guardians of the French Language Are Deadlocked, Just Like Their Country  The New York Times

The “Immortals” of the Académie Française have failed to fill four seats, a paralysis that reflects France's own struggle to adapt to the 21st century.

France's class wars, by Serge Halimi & Pierre Rimbert - Le Monde Diplomatique 2 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

France's class wars, by Serge Halimi & Pierre Rimbert  Le Monde Diplomatique

The working class was supposed to have been edged out of active politics, but instead France's elites have been frightened into making concessions by this ...

French worker sentenced to six months' jail over Facebook call for demonstrations - World Socialist Web Site 16 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

French worker sentenced to six months' jail over Facebook call for demonstrations  World Socialist Web Site

The French government has intensified police-state repression aimed at crushing “yellow vest” protests against social inequality.

The brutal crackdown on the <em>gilets jaunes</em> - Spiked 15 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

The brutal crackdown on the gilets jaunes  Spiked

Protesters have lost limbs and eyes for daring to make their voices heard. The brutal crackdown on the gilets jaunes ...

French riot police are now using semi-automatic weapons against Yellow Vest protestors - Daily Mail 13 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

French riot police are now using semi-automatic weapons against Yellow Vest protestors  Daily Mail

French riot police were filmed brandishing Heckler & Koch G36 weapons by the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on Saturday afternoon.

The UK yellow vests have nothing to do with their French counterparts – but they could be just as influential - The Independent 10 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

The UK yellow vests have nothing to do with their French counterparts – but they could be just as influential  The Independent

The tools of radical political change are still dominated by French exports. Enlightenment philosophers from Descartes to Voltaire forged ideas that continue to ...

'Yellow vest' anger as French boxer who hit police denied bail - FRANCE 24 10 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

'Yellow vest' anger as French boxer who hit police denied bail  FRANCE 24

Paris (AFP). Supporters of the French boxer filmed punching police officers during a "yellow vest" protest reacted angrily Thursday after he was denied bail at a ...

One Wonders Where Now For The French National Debate After Chantal Jouanno Resigns - Forbes 9 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

One Wonders Where Now For The French National Debate After Chantal Jouanno Resigns  Forbes

The French government are to open a national debate next week. However, the leader of the debate platform has resigned amide outrage as she was to be paid ...

Police should use ‘shoot-to-kill’ tactics on Yellow Vest protesters, former education minister says - Daily Mail 8 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Police should use ‘shoot-to-kill’ tactics on Yellow Vest protesters, former education minister says  Daily Mail

Luc Ferry, 68, served in Jacques Chirac's government. He said in an interview with Classic Radio that police should be able to fire their weapons on ...

France Debates Where to Teach Arabic: Public School or Local Mosque? - The New York Times 5 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

France Debates Where to Teach Arabic: Public School or Local Mosque?  The New York Times

Concerned that an increasing number of students are learning Arabic in mosques, the French state wants to take back control “to provide a secular curriculum.”

Must try harder: France vows to end school neglect of Arabic - FRANCE 24 29 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Must try harder: France vows to end school neglect of Arabic  FRANCE 24

Paris (AFP). In the ethnically mixed Paris suburb of Kremlin-Bicetre, a group of children sit quietly at their desks while outside their classmates frolic in the ...

French right wing calls into question proposal for more Arabic teaching in schools - FRANCE 24 English 11 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

French right wing calls into question proposal for more Arabic teaching in schools  FRANCE 24 English

French conservative and far-right political forces on Tuesday blasted Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer's welcome of a proposal to “revive the teaching of ...

France's protesters revive ghosts of 1968 revolt - BBC News 28 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

France's protesters revive ghosts of 1968 revolt  BBC News

Do France's 2018 student protests have much in common with the turmoil of May 1968?

Islamist terror returns to France - Spectator.co.uk 23 Mar 2018, 7:00 am

Islamist terror returns to France  Spectator.co.uk

Islamist terror returns to France on Coffee House | Islamist terror returned to France this morning with at least three people reportedly killed when a…

Millennials abandon hope for religion but revere human rights - The Conversation CA 5 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

Millennials abandon hope for religion but revere human rights  The Conversation CA

A sea change in the religious landscape of Canada is underway. Led by millennials, Canada is increasingly moving towards a secular culture. “Spiritual but not ...

Am I a Christian, Pastor Timothy Keller? - The New York Times 23 Dec 2016, 8:00 am

Am I a Christian, Pastor Timothy Keller?  The New York Times

What does it mean to be a Christian in the 21st century? Can one be a Christian and yet doubt the virgin birth or the Resurrection? I put these questions to the ...

Europeans amuse themselves to death. Again - Arutz Sheva 6 Sep 2016, 7:00 am

Europeans amuse themselves to death. Again  Arutz Sheva

European intellectuals are having the time of their lives. Who cares about the threat of radical Islam?

The Rights of Nature: Has Deep Ecology Gone Too Far? - Foreign Affairs 28 Apr 2015, 8:14 pm

The Rights of Nature: Has Deep Ecology Gone Too Far?  Foreign Affairs

When he is not mischaracterizing radical environmentalists as eco-Stalinists, Luc Ferry concedes that nature has a value beyond its use to human beings. Yet he ...

The Philosopher King, the Veil & the Mammoth | Issue 47 - Philosophy Now 25 Aug 2014, 6:50 am

The Philosopher King, the Veil & the Mammoth | Issue 47  Philosophy Now

Jeff Mitchell on the political rise and fall of Luc Ferry.

The Wisdom of the Myths by Luc Ferry – review - The Guardian 6 Feb 2014, 8:00 am

The Wisdom of the Myths by Luc Ferry – review  The Guardian

Even today, 2,000 years after Christianity tried to consign them to the waste bin labelled "wicked pagan fictions", the myths of the ancient Greeks live and breathe ...

Rite of Passage for French Students Receives Poor Grade - New York Times 27 Jun 2013, 7:00 am

Rite of Passage for French Students Receives Poor Grade  New York Times

PARIS — Those who believe the old bromides about the French and their slack work ethic would do well to observe the frenzy of study that seizes this country's ...

Latest sex crime claims leave French press sceptical - FRANCE 24 2 Jun 2011, 7:00 am

Latest sex crime claims leave French press sceptical  FRANCE 24

A significant portion of the French press has bristled at recent accusations made by former Education Minister Luc Ferry that another French politician molested ...

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French politician and philosopher

January 03, 1951, (68 years old)

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