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French Feminism

Why Women Are the Moralist's Favorite Scapegoat

Diane Ducret | Posted 12.31.2014 | World
Diane Ducret

Today, in France, whenever I hear certain right-wing moralists denounce the "feminization" of our society, I realize that we are once again going through one of these periods of instability when the female sex becomes an object of political tension.

What's Wrong with the (Fighting) French?

Debra Ollivier | Posted 06.29.2011 | World
Debra Ollivier

These French strikes are far less about two years of retirement and far more about preserving an infrastructure of social benefits that are sacrosanct to the French and the bedrock of their culture.