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Du plomb dans l’aile

17 May 2019 |

Adopté par l’Assemblée nationale le 10 mai dernier, le projet de loi pour la conservation et la restauration de la cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris et instituant une souscription nationale à […]

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Des murs ou des digues ?

7 May 2019 |

Cet article apparaîtra dans le prochain numéro de The Tocqueville Review/La Revue Tocqueville, Vol. XXXX, n°1 (2019).   Dans le système de la liberté naturelle, le souverain n’a que trois […]

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Du Soleil à l’écran

13 April 2019 |

Compte rendu de J’Veux du Soleil !, un film de François Ruffin et Gilles Perret   Déjà rompus à l’exercice du documentaire, François Ruffin (Merci patron !) et Gilles Perret (entre autres, […]

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Ce que reflète le gilet jaune

5 December 2018 |

Image by Thomas Bresson via Wikimedia Commons (Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International ; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:2018-11-25_16-17-39_manif-GJ-Errues-Menoncourt.jpg) Les gilets jaunes sont souvent réduits dans la sphère médiatique à leurs actions spectaculaires ou aux coups […]

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The Rule of Law: Battleground for Democracy

10 November 2018 |

Image by Kremlin.ru via Wikimedia Commons (Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International ; https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vladimir_Putin_and_Nicolas_Sarkozy_(2015-10-29)_01_(cropped).jpg) It has become commonplace to diagnose European politics with a populist disease, even as the meaning of populism […]

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How to Lose a War

30 September 2018 |

Image by White House Photo Office via Wikimedia Commons (Public Domain ; https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nixon_Cambodia.jpg) Review of Elie Baranets, Comment perdre une guerre : Une théorie du contournement démocratique (CNRS Editions, 2017)   In November 1968, […]

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Turkey’s Parody Coup d’Etat

7 August 2018 |

Image by Maurice Flesier via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0 ; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democracy_and_National_Unity_Day#/media/File:Turkish_protesters_in_Istanbul.jpg) This post is based on a series of three articles written by Levent Yilmaz for the online magazine AOC (Analyse, Opinion […]

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For a Chastened Militant Democracy

1 August 2018 |

Image by Viktor Orban for European People’s Party via Flickr (CC by 2.0 ; https://www.flickr.com/photos/eppofficial/13581812065/in/photostream/) American democracy is in crisis, and if the latest headlines are to be believed, the cause of this […]

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Populism vs. the Left?

(Lire en français) Review of Chantal Mouffe, For a Left Populism (Verso, 2018)   Though the Belgian philosopher Chantal Mouffe remains far better known in the Anglo-American world than in France, this […]

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Austrian Politics—Black and Blue

12 May 2018 |

In December 2017, Austria got its new government, a coalition between the centre-right Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP), headed by the charismatic 31-year-old college dropout Sebastian Kurz, the world’s youngest head […]

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Italy: The Politics of Frustration

16 March 2018 |

“When France sneezes, Europe catches cold”: in these days, Count Metternich’s famous quip could arguably be extended to nearly all European democracies, whose precarious health reverberates on the whole Continent. […]

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Europe’s Aggressive Humanism

12 March 2018 |

Editor’s note: This article by David Kretz originally appeared online in The Point Magazine last December. Since then, it’s become only all the more evident that the Center for Political Beauty’s style mixture […]

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