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Le « rope-a-dope » de 2020

24 days ago

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Dans un article pour AOC, le contributeur du blog Dick Howard discute la politique à l’approche des élections américaines et demande, comment en sommes-nous arrivés là?

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Dick Howard sur 50 ans de fractures américaines

June 29, 2020

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Readers of The Tocqueville Review/ La Revue Tocqueville may recognize Dick Howard, an American political theorist who often discusses US politics on French media, as the author of a recent essay on the concept of the New Left, published in the journal earlier this spring. Howard spoke with Tocqueville21 last July about his latest book, Les Ombres de l’Amérique: De Kennedy à Trump (Éditions François Bourin, 2018). Here you can find a video interview between Howard and the French journalist François Sergent, as part of a special Akadem symposium on « 50 ans de fractures américaines ». In his conversation with Sergent, Howard returns to some of the major themes of Les Ombres, comparing the contradictions

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Illuminer les ombres – An interview with Dick Howard

July 17, 2019

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Danielle Charette and Matthew Jackson interviewed Dick Howard about his career on the New Left and his latest book, Les Ombres de l’Amérique: De Kennedy à Trump (Éditions François Bourin, 2018). Howard taught philosophy and political theory at Stony Brook University for many years and is the author of fifteen books, four originally written in French. He has also published political commentaries for American, French, and German publications.
 
 
Danielle Charette: Your most recent work, Les Ombres de l’Amérique, takes its departure from your own sense of despair over Donald Trump’s remarks on the violence in Charlottesville, Va., in August 2017. The book begins as an effort to explain

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