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Join French Women Standing Up for Rape Victims!

Look at these French women demanding respect for rape victims – yesterday – at the Place Beaubourg! New political energy is emerging due to the DSK affair.  You can read and sign a petition put together by several women’s groups … Continue reading

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DSK est fou !

Voici l’opion de Pamela Sacks, a journalist in Worcester, Mass.: “Dominque Strauss-Kahn est complètement fou! Les Francais aiment les riches et puissants – comme nous. Mais nous cherchons les fautes de ces gens et nous n’avons pas de compassion quand … Continue reading

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French-American reaction to DSK

Here are some reactions a Franco/American friend, another Susan, wrote, “just talking off the top of my head.” We went to college together but she’s been living in France ever since. “The French are always criticizing the American legal system … Continue reading

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Le Monde Publishes a potpourri of French Reactions

Le Monde publishes its take on the DSK affair, including comments from both professional journalists and readers. It includes some quotes from the American press.

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Must We Choose between the Left & Feminism?

The silence of France’s feminist socialists on the potential guilt of DSK is striking. Gisèle Halimi, the highly respected feminist leftist lawyer, seems to be the first to point this out.  You wonder if Martine Aubry, Ségolène Royal, and Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Ça le fout en pétard

Les réactions passionnées d’Eric à Paris: DSK n’est pas juste un homme qui aime les femmes. Ce n’est pas du libertinage. C’est de la pathologie sexuelle grave. Il le savait, tout le monde le savait, il y avait eu déjà … Continue reading

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words, words, words !

The Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication has announced a Semaine de la Langue Française starting March 14. Check out its whimsical website that lets us get to know and play with a number of fun French words.

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