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Paul Volcker

“It was August of 1981 and Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker was the most unpopular man in America. Unemployment was 11 percent, the prime interest rate was 21.5 percent, the economy was in a tailspin and it had all been … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to us!

That’s right, your source for all things France, America and the world beyond has just turned two years old! Check out the latest edition of Carnet Atlantique, online now. In this issue, our editor-in-chief Paul Weinberg recounts his experiences in … Continue reading

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Our October 2012 issue is online now!

Election season is upon us and China’s global influence grows. Check out the latest edition of Carnet Atlantique, online now! An excerpt from Serge Dacic’s look at the American presidential elections: “Popular belief in France is that, if there is … Continue reading

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Lettre de Londres

Read the latest from Austin Ashley on David Cameron’s delicate balance of friends and enemies in the UK: “How time flies. Two years ago, the U.K.’s political newly-weds were walking down the aisle – David Cameron from the Conservative party … Continue reading

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Our Summer 2012 issue is online now!

The latest edition of Carnet Atlantique is live now! Read all about Obama, Chinese life in Paris, money and power in Provence, David Cameron’s shaky friendships and the latest from Elaine Sciolino, a New York Times writer living in Paris.

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Lettre de Vaison-la-Romaine: Democracy in France

Julian Crandall Hollick writes us a letter from Provence, where democracy is not always what it appears to be: “For people in Provence, democracy in France has always seemed dysfunctional. Lots of talk about liberté and égalité, but precious little … Continue reading

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Spring has almost sprung… and our next issue is publishing soon!

France, America and the world beyond. From tales of the Arab Spring to a look at what people are saying about the French elections, you can read it all in our Spring issue, coming soon! In the mean time, check … Continue reading

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