The leading political lights in Europe -- Messrs. Hollande, Valls and Macron in France and Mr. Renzi in Italy -- are raising a big stink about fiscal austerity. They don't like it. And now Greece has jumped on the anti-austerity bandwagon.
While Cassis is known as a fishing village turned touristic haven (and a departure point for dramatic rock faces above the Mediterranean and remarkable inlets along coast, a short distance from Marseille), this essay is hardly a travelogue.
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If you are going to Paris only once, plan to spend three weeks in the city, a treat never to be forgotten.
Since France cannot avoid the burdens of austerity, its only effective economic answer is the fundamental reform that Hollande is now promising the EU.
This year, the UN Human Rights Office set up a photo booth near the entrance to the iconic General Assembly Hall. Visitors were invited to stop by and have their photo taken while holding up a sign affirming their support for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people around the world.
Traveling is, by its nature, an intensely individual and personal experience. Whether one travels solo on a self-planned journey or as part of an organized group tour, the resulting experiences will be different for each traveler, based on interests, knowledge and temperament.
Earlier this year, the first mind-to-mind communication took place. Hooked up to brain wave headsets, a researcher in India projected a thought to a colleague in France, and they understood each other. Telepathy went from the pages of science fiction to reality.
Now aged 83, Baldessari's brand of conceptualism has proved to be both influential and enduring, with his stock as high now as at any time in his career.
Her story is legendary: an American bibliophile who brought her love of literature to Paris and created one of the most well-known and influential bookstores of the twentieth century, Shakespeare and Company.
It isn't just Nuart any more. Scandinavia is taking their mural festivals seriously thanks to buoyant economies, arts programming support, and a gr...
The ebb and flow of nature, economic base and the passage of time are always ripe for observation. Below, take note of one walk's illustration of two towns, their edges and the spaces between.
The current president, the former president, and the entire political class must learn to recognize what every Frenchman well knows: Not to act when one faces a crisis, is to condemn oneself.
Rogue current and former dictators and global bribe-paying giant corporations are enjoying levels of impunity, which only encourage international corruption and money laundering. The G20 needs to use this event to forcefully declare "NO IMPUNITY."
Here is a nation they maligned so much a decade ago which now is doing for President Obama what it refused to do for Bush -- join in what neocons like to do best: bomb, bomb, bomb. Should the neocons be grateful to the French?
This summer I hopped aboard an early morning Eurostar train from London, with only my handbag and the joie de vive necessary for a single, delicious day in Paris.