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Anti-Semitic Attitudes in France: New Insights

on March 12th, 2015 | Europe

For more than 10 years, the Jews of France have been living in a state of anxiety. They no longer recognize France, the Republic they love, the country of human rights and of universalism. They see the resurgence of a dark side of the French experience that they had thought was eradicated forever. This report, presenting the findings of the surveys, helps us to gauge the level of anti-Semitism in the country and pinpoint those sectors of society that are most prone to espouse it.

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Laurence Daziano – The new wave of emerging countries

on November 5th, 2014

In 2001, an economist at Goldman Sachs coined the acronym BRICS to mark the entry of emerging countries into the global economy. The concept of emergence is now back in the ascendancy reflecting an international landscape which has undergone profound change. Since this concept emerged, classifications based on broad and sometimes vague criteria have been devised to identify new emerging countries.

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The state of the right : the Netherlands

on March 8th, 2011 | Europe

Its diversity is what most characterises the Dutch right: it spans Christian democrats (Christian Democratic Appeal, CDA) and liberals (People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy, VVD, and Democrats 66, D66), as well as populist parties, whose strength is quite unprecedented in Europe...

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The state of the right : Austria

on March 8th, 2011 | Europe

The Austrian Right is represented by the Austrian People’s Party (OVP), and the Far Right by the Freedom Party of Austria (FPO). Founded in Vienna in 1945 by conservative Christian-Socialists, the OVP formed a coalition in the post-World War II government...

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The franco-german tandem confronts the Euro crisis

on February 2nd, 2011 | Growth

Recent events affecting the monetary stability of the euro area have revealed deep misunderstandings between the French and the Germans. France argues that political considerations must prevail over European subjects, while Germany defended at all costs the principle of monetary stability...

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2011, world youths

2011, World Youths

on January 18th, 2011 | Europe

“2011, World Youths” is a worldwide survey directed by the Fondation pour l’innovation politique. This huge survey, conducted by the TNS Opinion group, has been carried out upon 32700 individuals in 25 countries, it focuses on lifestyles, opinions and prospects of youths from the five continents. Check out the results of our survey in this paper edited by Dominique Reynié.

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The state of the right : Bulgaria

on January 3rd, 2011 | Europe

The roots of Bulgaria’s Right date back to the Ottoman Empire. At that time, the national political class was divided between the Right of the “Ancients” (who advocated a peaceful progression towards independence, and that of the Left, the “Moderns” (youth groups), who were more radical...

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Achieving a new common agricultural policy

Achieving a new common agricultural policy

on December 28th, 2010 | ecology, Growth

Discussions aimed at defining the post-2013 Common Agricultural Policy will be opening this November. The CAP – the leading, oldest and most integrated of existing Community agricultural policies – is a symbol of European construction. The issue of market regulation in a liberalised world is one of the topics on the agenda.

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Food security: a global challenge

Food security: a global challenge

on December 28th, 2010 | ecology, Growth

The food crisis which struck the world in 2008 brought back the agricultural issue as one of the international community’s top priorities. It is obvious that new food shortages may occur. Hunger is not declining as had been hoped. Since spring 2008, all global conferences have been devoting one item on their agenda to food security and pledged new funding. However, those statements did not translate into action. Public opinion is finding it hard to understand what is going on and to distinguish between what is intended for media impact and what will initiate real action.

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