Economy, Politic

Les keynésiens aiment Trump !

Text by Michel Santi  Comment comprendre la sérénité – ai-je dit l’euphorie? – des marchés suite à l’élection de Donald Trump ? Assurément, pas de crise économique ni de récession ne sont envisagées dans un contexte où la domination des Républicains au Sénat, à la Chambre des Représentants et à la Maison Blanche stimuleront les […]

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Economy, Politic

The euro and the gold standard

Well before the creation of the euro, the Canadian, Robert Mundell, was to enumerate the conditions of success for a monetary union. His works won him the Nobel Prize in 1999, precisely the year that the euro was launched. According to Mundell, a currency shared by a large geographic area is only viable when there […]

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AledeBasseville, Art+Culture, News, Politic

Melania Trump un Agent ?

The Simpsons predicted many things in their series, amongst them Trump becoming president of the United States. Caught in the middle of the campaign, the followers of the “Make America great again!” slogan, were shocked when nude pictures of who they expect to become their first lady, Melania Trump, became public. In the middle of […]

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Politic

Nicolas Sarkozy declares candidacy for French presidential election

Nicolas Sarkozy has announced he will seek his party’s nomination to stand in next year’s French presidential election. The rightwinger, who was nicknamed “the hyper-president” for his frenetic term in power from 2007 to 2012, had made no secret of his ambition to reconquer the Élysée palace and avenge his 2012 defeat by the Socialist […]

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Politic

An Open Letter From Mr. Trump

To Whom It May Concern: Trump is sorry. Trump is humble. Trump is scared. Trump doesn’t want to get crushed. So if I have offended anyone, or because I have offended everyone, I’m sorry. I’m sorry that I realized too late that all the great put-downs that helped me put away the 16 dwarfs don’t […]

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Art+Culture, Politic

Barack Obama writes essay on feminism and intersectionality

‘It is absolutely men’s responsibility to fight sexism too’ President Barack Obama has written a 1500-word essay explaining why feminism is so important to him. The passionate piece was published on Glamour yesterday, to coincide with his 55th birthday. In it, the POTUS explains how having two daughters has helped him understand the importance of gender equality, […]

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