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Europe at the Dictators’ Ball
January 6, 2021 will remain a sad moment in American history, the one during which its president, rejecting the election of his successor, successfully incited his supporters to storm the Parliament. The riot he unleashed played into the hands of the dictators, so numerous on our planet. They...
2020 : Europe at work in the tumult
2020 will not just have been the year of the lockdown! It may well also have been the year of a European awakening. The Union has been responsive to the challenges it has faced. It has not only responded, it has also innovated in a number of areas. When in May Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron...
What a waste!
For a people, sovereignty means being able to decide freely. The British wanted to leave the European Union: it is their right. Sovereignism means egoism. It is an ideology that reduces identity to sovereignty. After Donald Trump, its champion of the moment is now found in Boris Johnson. For it is...
Europe loses a truly great Frenchman
Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, President of the French Republic from 1974 to 1981, has left us. This statesman of exceptional qualities embodied a moment in history, when France was modernising at great speed. His reforms concerned all aspects of society: the status of women, morals, public and...