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Éric Zemmour

The Far Right Is Tightening Its Grip on French Politics The Far Right Is Tightening Its Grip on French Politics

As extremist ideas enter the mainstream, “clash of civilizations” rhetoric is crowding out more nuanced approaches to the very real problem of terrorism.

Nov 1, 2019 / Harrison Stetler

LePen Marche Blanche

The Murder of Holocaust Survivor Mireille Knoll Has Exposed 2 Toxic Racisms in France The Murder of Holocaust Survivor Mireille Knoll Has Exposed 2 Toxic Racisms in France

Along with the rise of anti-Semitism in Muslim and Arab communities, there’s growing hostility to France’s Muslims within the Jewish community, which draws its source in the defens...

Apr 6, 2018 / Sylvain Cypel

French Muslims and the elections

The Crucial Role of Islam in the French Election The Crucial Role of Islam in the French Election

A solid majority of French Muslims, about half of whom identify as secular, continued to support the left this year.

May 8, 2017 / Juan Cole

Mourning Paris Attack

Lives Fit for Print: Exposing Media Bias in Coverage of Terrorism Lives Fit for Print: Exposing Media Bias in Coverage of Terrorism

A detailed study shows that attacks in Western countries are covered far more often—and with more depth and heart—than ones in non-Western countries.

Jan 13, 2016 / Graphic / Sean Darling-Hammond

Start Making Sense: Rahm Emanuel Must Go

Start Making Sense: Rahm Emanuel Must Go Start Making Sense: Rahm Emanuel Must Go

Rick Perlstein on the Chicago mayor; Adam Gopnik and Amy Wilentz on Charlie Hebdo; and Rebecca Solnit on climate change in the Himalayas.

Jan 7, 2016 / Audio / Start Making Sense and Jon Wiener

Why Paris Became the Jihadi Jackpot

Why Paris Became the Jihadi Jackpot Why Paris Became the Jihadi Jackpot

It incarnates the spirit of humanism and universalism that released Europe from the bonds of religion. That’s exactly why the fanatics loathe it.

Nov 17, 2015 / Natasha Lehrer

Cartoonists Make Soft Targets

Cartoonists Make Soft Targets Cartoonists Make Soft Targets

Especially when their cartoons are so dreadfully unpleasant.

May 19, 2015 / Blog / Tom Tomorrow

The Courage of ‘Charlie Hebdo’

The Courage of ‘Charlie Hebdo’ The Courage of ‘Charlie Hebdo’

The French magazine is blasphemous—and isn’t that an honorable thing to be?

May 5, 2015 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Why I Support PEN’s Courage Award to ‘Charlie Hebdo’

Why I Support PEN’s Courage Award to ‘Charlie Hebdo’ Why I Support PEN’s Courage Award to ‘Charlie Hebdo’

I have a sentimental attachment to journals of political satire as unique and effective instruments of criticism.

May 5, 2015 / Editorial / Victor Navasky

Defend Charlie Hebdo’s Publishing Disgusting Cartoons About Muslims? Yes. Give Them an Award for It? No.

Defend Charlie Hebdo’s Publishing Disgusting Cartoons About Muslims? Yes. Give Them an Award for It? No. Defend Charlie Hebdo’s Publishing Disgusting Cartoons About Muslims? Yes. Give Them an Award for It? No.

The issue is the cartoons—and what they mean to ordinary French Muslims.

May 1, 2015 / Blog / Jon Wiener

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