Tag: France

As vaccination programmes in Europe and America accelerate, there is increasing clamour for their benefits to be fast-tracked through the use of vaccination or immunity passports. (More…)

The spectre of Jacques Derrida haunts the world. Sixteen years after his death, he remains one of the most polarising figures in Western intellectual life, lauded and reviled in equal measure. (More…)

We are living in a post-truth society, so we are told, in which everything is permitted, and the power of assertion is now equal to or greater than that of ascertainable facts. (More…)

Whether in the boycott French products campaign on social media or through conversations with friends, Muslims I know feel conflicted about the recent terrorist attacks in Vienna and Nice. (More…)

Nayda!, the debut album from Bab L’Bluz, demonstrates the virtue of running towards trouble instead of away from it. (More…)

Despite the contemporary far-right’s propensity for hard-line nationalism, its a global phenomenon. (More…)

The microbe is back!” Jacques Delors told AFP at the end of March.  But, the EU godfather wasn’t referring to Coronavirus. (More…)

The crisis through which we (or at least most of us) are now living is defined by biopolitics. (More…)

Four years ago extremism came to Brussels. It exploded in the airport and metro, and in our hearts. Although we knew it could happen here, we didn’t expect it. (More…)