Monthly Archives: April 2012

BNP in China: Big money

For a quick glimpse at how Europe is turning to China in times of economic turmoil, we present a rundown of banking giant BNP Paribas in China… First, the bad. Lawyers are already licking their chops as Chinese company Sinopec … Continue reading

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China buys France

Don’t say you didn’t see this coming…. China, the second-greatest world superpower, has purchased the country of France. Woo! Kidding. Check out our hilarious editor-in-chief’s farcical story in the latest edition of Carnet Atlantique: “In a stunning pirouette, defying the … Continue reading

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Sarkozy makes a hard right

Desperation is a stinky cologne, but what can he do? His chips are down. French President Nicolas Sarkozy, currently in serious danger of losing the election to Socialist leader Francois Hollande, is now attempting to woo the far-right. Well duh. … Continue reading

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Elections! Eeeeeee!

Here we go… April 22 will be a Very Big Day for French President Nicolas Sarkozy. Have a look at this article from the Sydney Herald to get a sense of the political climate in France at the moment: “French … Continue reading

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Casse-Tête

In the latest edition of Carnet Atlantique, our fearless editor-in-chief shares his thoughts on the French and American presidential elections, life on the streets of Paris as an American, and the future of Iran. Behold: “It’s terrifying enough that I … Continue reading

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En route to China

Call it a sign of the times: Air France is now offering regular, three-times-weekly flights to Wuhan, China. Behold a press release from the company, courtesy of Travel Daily News: “Air France was the first European carrier to start services … Continue reading

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Un Tramway Nommé Désir

Ever been trapped in a downward spiral of love, lust, hate and passion? Tennessee Williams understood that. Check out what Mary Wilds had to say about the famous playwright, and his most famous play: “Williams was a pack rat when … Continue reading

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