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Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

The great malaise

by Ulrike Guérot

French power has faded in recent years. And that has caused great unease among the French people.  

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Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

“France is more violent today, but it’s also more honest”

a conversation with Tristan Garcia

The philosopher on the social divisions in his country and why he is nevertheless hopeful about the future.

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Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

City without a future

by Philippe Pujol

Marseille is home to some of the poorest neighbourhoods in all of Europe. So what is going wrong in France’s second city? 

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Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

Black hands

by Philippe Pujol

An excerpt from Phillip Pujol’s »The Creation of the Monster«.

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Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

“We needed a revolution, but we got Macron!”

an interview with Emmanuel Todd

An interview with the demographer on French voters, the power of the president and the role of education in France.

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Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

Patricide and jihad

by Olivier Roy

Why do so many acts of Islamist terrorism target France? Because the radicals come from inside this country. 

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Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

Man in the raw

by Alexis Jenni

The French Foreign Legion was long seen as a stain on French foreign policy. But in this century, that is slowly changing.

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Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

Speaking freely

by Shumona Sinha

Immigrants must live between cultures. But it is possible to find your new home in a new language. 

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Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

God is lonely

by Kossi Efoui

When the French came to West Africa: A tale of missionaries in Senegal during colonial times. 

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Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

Comment ça va?

by Areski Meftali

Five French locals on the state of their nation.

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Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

What ever happened to …

What are these five figures, formerly in the centre of public discourse, doing today?

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Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

“It is harder to be a young french-arab today, than ever before”

a conversation with Marie NDiaye

In her novel, the author writes about questions of ethnic origin and social mobility. A discussion about the advantages of immigration, as well as the French president and his wife. 

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Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

Tour de France

Everyone knows the Louvre art gallery in Paris. But what else is there to look at in France? Here, some lesser-known sights that are also worth checking out. 

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Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

The right wing and the feminists

by Jule Govrin

Talking about female empowerment is fashionable, even with France’s far-right Front National. 

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Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

In France, nothing is greater than the advantage of coming from a “good home”

a conversation with Alfred Grosser

The Professor of political science on education, discrimination and identity.

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