Copenhagen. Royal Library of Denmark. The paradox of a monarchy, a real one, scrupulously attached to its etiquette and protocol, as I had the chance to observe at a gala last night at the French embassy, but one that is also, and without any contradiction, one of the most egalitarian societies that I can name.
Are you as done with winter as I am? I've never seen our friends and neighbors in more need of a spring break in the sun! While it may be cold and sno...
I wanted a great day out of Paris, where we could all be together, where we could celebrate. And so we took, not surprisingly, a tour of a champagne vintner. What else symbolizes good times, great moments, as well as champagne?
Paris and Venice are arguably the most romantic cities in the world. But are they?
The Nordic Model, as this set of laws is known, views the sex trade as irreconcilable with gender equality and refuses to consider prostitution as inevitable.
It is urgent for the ECB to understand that its very future requires a strategy, much bolder than its current timidity, saying that the decline of the euro against the US dollar would be good, that bringing inflation to under 4% is welcome, that Eurobond issuance would usefully complement the instruments already at its disposal.
Almost two decades after his departure from China, the French writer and diplomat Paul Claudel expressed in his poem "Hong-Kong" a strong desire to return to the Far East, but on the imaginary map of his Chinese continent the capital city was Fuzhou, literally the "Land Of Happiness".
French President François Hollande's friendly visit with Barack Obama this week is an indication of how much relations have improved between France and the United States since the post-9/11 days when some Americans characterized the French as "cheese-eating surrender monkeys."
Living in France still meant scaling back some plans. But, so far we're living within our means, and not feeling the least bit deprived.
France is boiling with a repackaged anti-Semitism branding itself as hip, anti-authoritarian and playful.
(Image courtesy of Gonioul. Article by Holiday Lettings) Centuries of social and political development have s...
The more equal people are, the more likely they are to choose their own paths, and therefore to become different. And the easier it will be to oppose the standardization of sexuality, that could arise from technological evolution.
The French approach to education demonstrates a solid commitment to investing in youth human capital, and there is much that the United States can learn from the French example.
When the President of the French Republic publicly acknowledges to being a social democrat, is he in agreement with a doctrine for the future, or is he joining an outdated movement?
Heated debates have erupted in the U.S., Israel, France, and Britain over the past few weeks about when it is appropriate to use "Nazi" to describe someone you dislike. I propose a simple set of rules to guide our judgment, illustrated through four recent examples.