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Georgia on My Mind

Share the post "Georgia on My Mind" Chaque lundi avant le 3 novembre, je publie une tribune dans l’Humanité sur l’élection présidentielle aux États-Unis. Chaque tribune sera republiée ici le mercredi. Voici le quatrième article, publié le 26 octobre. Le jour de l’ouverture du vote dans l’État de Géorgie, le 12 octobre, on a vu presque immédiatement sur les réseaux sociaux des témoignages de personnes qui ont dû patienter jusqu’à douze heures pour voter. Ce n’est pas...

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Trump, prodige politique ?

Share the post "Trump, prodige politique ?" Chaque lundi avant le 3 novembre, je publie une tribune dans l’Humanité sur l’élection présidentielle aux États-Unis. Chaque tribune sera republiée ici le mercredi. Voici le deuxième article, publié le 12 octobre.  Lorsque Donald Trump a annoncé qu’il avait contracté la Covid-19, Rachel Maddow – présentatrice du réseau MSNBC considéré comme proche du Parti démocrate – s’est empressée d’écrire sur Twitter, « Que Dieu bénisse...

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Restricting the Ballot, to Save Democracy

Share the post "Restricting the Ballot, to Save Democracy" This is a student post, in collaboration with the University of Chicago’s Democracy Initiative. Trump’s failure to release his tax returns during the 2016 election shattered a presidential norm dating back 40 years, but state legislators are fighting back. In more than 20 states, bills have been introduced which would require presidential candidates to release five years of tax returns in order to appear on...

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Thoughts on the Fifth Republic’s Sixtieth

Share the post "Thoughts on the Fifth Republic’s Sixtieth" To mark the sixtieth birthday of France’s Fifth Republic last week (4 Sept.), I went and flipped through a chapter I had been meaning to come back to in Raymond Aron’s Démocratie et totalitarisme on the political crisis that led to De Gaulle’s return to power. The book was published in 1965 based on lectures given in the midst of that crisis seven years prior, and its overall aim is to sketch out the two types...

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Guns and Identity Politics

Share the post "Guns and Identity Politics" There has been so much said about the tragedy of what happened last week in Parkland, Florida, as well as about the insanity of America’s gun culture, the grip of the NRA on the Republican Party, and the apparent impossibility of reform, that it almost feels like overkill to write on the subject of guns in America now. Indeed, what is so infuriating about the discourse after each mass shooting, besides the obvious fury one...

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