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  • In France, Blame Le Système

    Thousands took to the streets of Paris in protests that were “mostly peaceful” until they weren’t. Although the protests across France were mostly peaceful, some violent clashes erupted later in the day between demonstrators and security forces. Some protesters smashed shop windows and set cars and a cafe on fire in Paris, while the police...

  • Poverty Is Not A Crime, But Is It A Defense?

    The law, in its majestic equality, forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal their bread. ―-Anatole France It’s no crime to be poor. But then, the connection of poverty to crime gives rise to a great many issues, many of which are being brought to...

  • Parlez-vous Anglais?

    When my buddy, Donald, and I backpacked around the continent after college, there was a running joke about how the kids in each country spoke their national language. “Isn’t it great how every kid in France speaks a foreign language?” We were to so witty. But the reality was that most people we met spoke...

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