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French writer, jurist, youth worker.

Spreading their violent ideology and recruiting new members…

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In March 2020, the Western world finally took the measure of the Covid-19 pandemic and applied the first restrictions to contain its spread.

Quarantines implemented all around the globe are, for many, a source of anxiety or even depression. Isolation, fear for loved ones, time spent behind screens, or worrying…


A middle school teacher beheaded after a course on freedom of speech.

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Samuel Paty was a beloved father and respected teacher at a middle school in Conflans-Saint-Honorine, a Paris suburb. He taught history, geography, and “moral and civic education,” a subsidiary course in French schools. According to his students, “Mr…


Why fake news will be the challenge of the 21st century

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Fake news: a new and scary phenomenon

“Fake news,” Buzzfeed started to use those words in late 2016. The term went viral within a year. We could finally describe a phenomenon we saw emerging around the globe. …


I wasn’t prepared for it

Painting of “The Convalescent”, Gustave Leonhard de Jonghe (1829–1893)
Painting: The Convalescent, Gustave Leonhard de Jonghe (1829–1893) Creative Commons

Episode 01: The Pain I Didn’t Invite in My Life

Four years ago, I left my student apartment for a ten-minute walk to meet friends at a pub. Just after I started walking, a sharp pain passed through my urethra, and I felt the urge to run to the bathroom. As I was used to cystitis, I expected to feel…


Journalists denounce police violence while a new security bill threatens public freedoms

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Police brutality denounced on Twitter during the evacuation of a refugee camp

On the night of November 23 to 24, 2020, about 450 migrants were evacuated from “Place de la République” in Paris, where humanitarian associations had organized the distribution of tents. As the refugees were expelled from another camp a week earlier, they wanted them to rest overnight before finding a…


I was just a newborn when my mum had a recurrent nightmare. She was swimming in the ocean, holding me in her arms. Suddenly, I started slipping and she couldn’t catch me back. …


The dos and the don’ts to avoid spreading fake news.

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Nothing spreads faster than fake news, especially nowadays, when creating and sharing content that resembles scientific knowledge has become accessible to the masses.

I hear people here and there complaining about family members arguing over the news at the dinner table. This is not a new phenomenon, but doesn’t it…


I have a Wix website for blogging. Yes, I do.

And you know what, I actually really like this platform. Prices are highly competitive, with only a couple of options to host your website on an annual basis.
It offers the possibility to create and design your website easily, without…


“La Curée,” in the French hunting vocabulary, is the moment when remains of a freshly hunted venison are thrown to the dogs as a reward. This is what Europe is risking if it can’t overcome the challenges of the 2020s: being torn apart for the world to feast on.

I…


Things couldn’t be worse for winegrowers.

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When I lived in Bordeaux, there were castles and vineyards everywhere, even in town. I noticed how dynamic was the area, one of the most charming in France. It was, without a doubt, on the way to be the new heart of France’s economy. …

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