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2022 THE POPULIST RISK IN FRANCE

on November 6th, 2019

The 2017 presidential election was marked by an anti-establishment vote of an unprecedented magnitude in our electoral history. Since then, far from ebbing, protest  seems to have become a permanent feature. Moreover, it has taken on multiple forms. In addition to the usual social movements, the Yellow Vests, the ZAD, the Animalists or climate change […]

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The imam is a woman

on October 16th, 2019

It was with emotion and pride that the team of the Fondation pour l’innovation politique attended the first mixed-gender Muslim prayer in Paris, France. Nearly ninety people were in attendance. Women and men alike, in near parity, prayed together. Wearing the hijab was not mandatory; half the women present did not wear one. The sermons […]

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THE SÉRALINI AFFAIR – THE DEAD-END OF AN ACTIVIST SCIENCE

on September 26th, 2019

In September 2012, Gilles-Éric Séralini and his colleagues’ alarmist article on the consumption of a GMO-type maize in the scientific journal Food and Chemical Toxicology was illustrated with monstrous tumours in rats, triggering a worldwide media wave, political reactions and a huge shock among scientists. Although it was gradually discredited, retracted from the journal, and […]

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2019 European Elections. The weight of the electorates compared to the electoral weight of the parliamentary groups

on July 17th, 2019

The Fondation pour l’innovation politique wished to reflect on the European elections in May 2019 by assessing the weight of electorates across the European constituency independently of the electoral weight represented by the parliamentary groups comprised post-election. Considering Europe as a constituency, the analysis of the European elections in May 2019 reveals the following results: […]

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مسجد مختلط لإسلام روحاني وتقدمي

on July 3rd, 2019

إن ظهور إسلام روحاني وتقدمي الذي تشجّعه مؤلفتا هذه المذكّرة أمر منتظر من طرف الكثير من الفرنسيين المسلمين، إنه يجسّد رغبة في الحرية في عقيدتهم ويضع معالم لرحلة روحانية تتغذى من الحداثة. تتجسّد هذه الرؤية في مشروع مسجد سيمرغ، في هذا المسجد يمكن للمرأة أن تكون إمام وتصلّي بالناس بما فيهم الرجال، الاختلاط مسموح بين […]

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AN INTEGRATED MOSQUE FOR A SPIRITUAL AND PROGRESSIVE ISLAM

on June 26th, 2019

The emergence of a spiritual and progressive Islam, promoted by the authors of this text, is desired by many French Muslims. They demand innovation and freedom in their faith, paving the way for a spiritual journey informed by modernity. This vision exists as part of a project creating a place of worship, the Simorgh mosque, […]

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NEW GLOBAL SURVEY – DEMOCRACIES UNDER PRESSURE – VOLUME I. THE ISSUES

on May 19th, 2019

The idea of democracy has revolutionized the world. It is based on a political order whose main feature is making the exercise of power subject to the consent of the governed. It spread across Europe in the 19th century, powering nations with the emancipating force of the peoples’ right to self-determination. During the 20th century […]

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NEW GLOBAL SURVEY – DEMOCRACIES UNDER PRESSURE – VOLUME II. THE COUNTRIES

on May 19th, 2019

The idea of democracy has revolutionized the world. It is based on a political order whose main feature is making the exercise of power subject to the consent of the governed. It spread across Europe in the 19th century, powering nations with the emancipating force of the peoples’ right to self-determination. During the 20th century […]

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Order democracies under pressure now (package of volumes I and II)

on May 19th, 2019

The idea of democracy has revolutionized the world. It is based on a political order whose main feature is making the exercise of power subject to the consent of the governed. Since its ancient and glorious Athenian roots, the idea has spread across land and sea. The English Bill of Rights in 1689, the United […]

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PROJECTION OF THE RESULTS OF THE EUROPEAN ELECTIONS 2019

on May 17th, 2019

The Fondation pour l’innovation politique hereby publishes its projections of the results of the European elections of May 2019. The projections were made from cumulative surveys of voting intentions, carried out and published in each of the 28 countries of the European Union.

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