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Desperately Seeking Lily

On Easter Saturday, walking through Paris, I stopped for an iced drink at a cafe on Square Maurice Gardette. The idea had been to sit in the Square itself, but another day of civil unrest meant that it remained unopened. 64 more words


The Yellow Vests of France: Six Months of Struggle By Richard Greeman

20 May 2019 — Socialist Project

I am writing you from Montpellier, France, where I am a participant-observer in the Yellow Vest (Gilets jaunes) movement, which is still going strong after six months, despite a dearth of information in the international media. 1,265 more words


Gilets Jaunes Protests Show No Signs of Weakening on Week 27

The French Yellow Vest movement has taken to the streets for the 27th week in a row and shows no signs of weakening as immense numbers turned out to continue the protests against President Emmanual Macron and his neoliberal policies. 622 more words


THE SATURDAY ESSAY: What's the point of an Opposition that doesn't oppose?

 Looked at with a jaundiced eye, Western nations and power blocs are no longer pluralist. We do not have legislative Oppositions any more that look to the future. 2,365 more words

Nigel Farage

Lebanon: The story of late Maitre Phares Zoghbi library: Why University USJ decided to close it to the community and displace all its 50,000 books to its headquarter

Lebanon: The story of late Maitre Phares Zoghbi: Univeristy USJ decided to close it to the community and displace all its 50,000 books to its headquarter… 1,706 more words



Souvent, les écrivains s’autorisent de ce qu’ils écrivent en disant que c’est un engagement (un engagement suffisant).

Etant engagés dans la littérature, ils n’ont pas besoin de produire une littérature engagée — ce serait un pléonasme, comme « sortir dehors » ou « monter en haut ». 1,832 more words

Poetry & Poetics

UK Police Investigate UK Police for Wasting UK Police Time

Danny Baker is being investigated by the police for a tweet.

People less famous than him are being investigated by police every day for things the put online. 211 more words

Censorship & Free Speech