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La Marseillaise

Battle Hymn of the Blowhards

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 11.20.2015 | Politics
Richard J. Rosendall

As many Americans sang "La Marseillaise" and expressed solidarity with the French after the terrorist attacks in Paris on November 13, Republicans rushed to seize political advantage.

The City of Light

Cheryl Carlesimo | Posted 11.17.2015 | World
Cheryl Carlesimo

I was lucky enough to spend half of my twenties studying film and working with the great French filmmaker, Eric Rohmer, in Paris. As Victor Hugo says, "if you study in Paris, you are born again there."

Soccer Fans Sing French National Anthem After Deadly Paris Attacks

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 11.16.2015 | Sports

Thousands of soccer fans were enjoying France's much-anticipated matchup against rival Germany at the Stade de France in Paris when the deadly attacks...

Stop Calling It Bastille Day!

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 07.11.2015 | World
Sidonie Sawyer

When I arrived in the States, around my first month of July in New York, people were talking to me and asking me about Bastille Day. And I was like: "What is Bastille Day?"

France's Day of Glory

Eric Margolis | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

The golden dome of Les Invalides shone majestically in the summer sun. Tricolor French flags bravely waved in the breeze.