Tag Archives: France

The Right’s Dominance of France

The right has dominated the left throughout the history of French presidential elections. Continue reading

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Reforming the U.N. Security Council?

The United States has permanent membership in the Security Council along with the China, France, Russia, and United Kingdom. Each of these countries may veto any resolution they desire to. There have been occasional calls to reform the Security Council. … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two World Cup Teams

Algeria’s World Cup soccer team is a strange thing. Most of the players weren’t actually born in Algeria, and many of them don’t speak Arabic. In fact, an astonishing 17 of the 23 players on the Algerian squad were born … Continue reading

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Communism in Italy

This is the third part of a series on Communism in Western Europe; this section focuses on Italy in particular. The Italian Communist Party (PCI) formed in 1921, as a break-away faction of the socialist party. In many respects, its … Continue reading

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Communism in France

This is the second part of a series on Communism in Western Europe; this section focuses on France in particular. The last part can be found here. In France, the Communist Party was founded in 1920 by revolting members of … Continue reading

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Communism in Western Europe

A mentor once told me not to study communism, because it was a dead system, and studying something dead is worthless. In defiance of this sensible advice, I will be presenting two dead communist movements: the communists in Italy and … Continue reading

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