French Socialist Party’s German phobia temptation?
French politics / Let's talk about Europe

French Socialist Party’s German phobia temptation?

A text was enough to create polemic and cacophony again. In the framework of their future conference about Europe and looking forward the 2014 European elections, the French Socialist Party adopted a resolution which firmly criticizes Angela Merkel and her “inflexible selfishness”. This resolution was not unnoticed, Claude Bartolone, current speaker of the French national … Continue reading

And it’s time for equality!
French politics

And it’s time for equality!

“Equality! Equality!” the French MPs of the majority screamed just after the solemn vote on the same-sex marriage. On the last Tuesday, the French Parliament largely adopted the law. France becomes the 14th country in the world to open marriage to homosexuals, just after New-Zealand some weeks ago. This is the epilogue of a long … Continue reading

Hollande – Jospin, same destiny?
French politics

Hollande – Jospin, same destiny?

Surfing on the Le Monde website, I began to read the following article. Philippe Bas, former secretary general of the French Republic Presidency, former minister and current UMP senator, deals with the François Hollande’s current strategy and does not hesitate to compare with former French Prime minister Lionel Jospin’s political destiny. According to the ex-minster, … Continue reading

Miss Maggie
International

Miss Maggie

I’ve just heard the death of Margaret Thatcher, Tories leader from 1975 to 1990 and UK Prime minister from 1979 to 1990, first political woman being at this position. To be honest, I’ve to confess I feel nothing special even if my thoughts and my condolences go to her family and the British people. After … Continue reading

A cabinet reshuffle: for what?
French politics

A cabinet reshuffle: for what?

Cahuzac Scandal is still making waves and important damages in France. Thus, Radio-Television Suisse (RTS) broadcaster revealed former Budget minister would have attempted to transfer not 600,000 euro but 15 million in a Geneva bank, a scoop immediately denied by his lawyer. Some representatives and executives more and more blatantly are in favour an important … Continue reading

“Europe is talking”, College of Europe’s blog
Let's talk about Europe

“Europe is talking”, College of Europe’s blog

College of Europe is now on the blogosphere. Indeed, this institution of excellence I’m graduated has just launched its blog named “Europe is talking” a bilingual platform (French and English) made by the CoE Bruges and Natolin community (professors, academic assistant, students, alumni) wishing to debate about and deal with European integration and current European … Continue reading