Your Ordinary World for 3 Dec 2019 with links to stories about Brexit, China, India, Pakistan, France, Russia, Japan, Canada, and Nigeria where the president has announced that he is not, in fact, a clone.
Music and music videos. One in French, a couple with French lyrics, and a couple good for rainy days.
Feel free to treat this post as a statement of solidarity, a vigil, or whatever else you feel you need right now.
The New York Times ran a story that took Burt Likko’s breath away in outrage when he read it last night. But apparently, he’s pretty much the only one.
Félicitations, nos amis. C’est la triomphe de la liberté, égalité, et l’amour. Célébrer et soyez joyeux!
In my perfect world, I’d have Michel Foucault’s old job: Professor of the History of Systems of Thought at the Collège de France. Here’s a bit of what I might want to teach.
can be found here. Comments welcome, particularly from others who have been following the story in the francophone press.
I’m still weirded out by this one.
I fall squarely in the “nay” camp, but here’s a nice summary of the debate over burqas in France from The Economist.