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France Riots

Sarkozy's Unfinished Reform

Rabah Ghezali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rabah Ghezali

French public opinion and political culture is at least one ocean apart from those in America. But the French failure to meet the challenge of reform in 2010 teaches America that the longer it waits, the harder and more unfair reform will become.

Why France Burns and America Smolders

Yvette Carnell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Yvette Carnell

Unlike Americans, the French feel a responsibility to counter any assault on the rights which they've fought so hard to win.

'Greek Syndrome' Is Catching In Other European Cities

The Independent | John Lichfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Europe exists, it appears. If Greek students sneeze, or catch a whiff of tear-gas, young people take to the streets in France and now Sweden. Yesterda...