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When Breast Implants Are Ticking Time Bombs: The PIP Scandal

by Aralena Malone-Leroy –France– In late December 2011, while most Europeans were doing last-minute holiday shopping and preparing for gargantuan meals and family festivities, hundreds of […]

Feature Articles, France, Healthcare, Science & Technology, The Beauty Myth, The WIP Editorial

Paris by Foot

by Nola Solomon –USA– The United States had tough competition in Wednesday’s 2011 Women’s World Cup semi-final game against France. Though team USA will move on […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, France, Gender Discrimination, Gender Equality, Sexism, Sports, Women's Empowerment

Why Christine Lagarde Is the Right Person to Lead the IMF

by Moyara deMoraes Ruehsen –USA– UPDATE: Yesterday, the IMF’s board blocked Bank of Israel governor Stanley Fischer from the race for the top IMF job. -Ed. […]

Business & Economy, Feature Articles, France, Women in Leadership

Tennis Champ Justine Henin Quits Just Short of the French Open

by Bia Assevero – USA / France – Justine Henin was on top of the tennis world. Literally. The 25 year old Belgian was number one […]

Feature Articles, France, Sports, The World

Nicolas Sarkozy: the President’s Personal Life Puts Hope of Legacy at Risk

by Bia Assevero – USA – It didn’t take a genius to predict that Nicolas Sarkozy was going to be a president, the likes of which […]

Europe, Feature Articles, France, Nicolas Sarkozy, Politics & Democracy

President Sarkozy and France’s Right Snub the Opening of New National Museum of the History of Immigration

by Aralena Malone-Leroy – France – When in 2002 President Jacques Chirac resuscitated a proposal for the creation of a museum of immigration, he was honoring […]

Europe, Feature Articles, France, Immigration, Nicolas Sarkozy, Politics & Democracy

Producing Artisan Cheeses in Provence: A Proud Tradition Still Lives

by D-L Nelson – France – France is a mecca for the large number of small-scale raw milk cheese producers that live and work in the […]

Arts & Culture, Craftsmanship, Europe, Feature Articles, Food & Nutrition, France

Nicolas Sarkozy’s Biggest Challenge: Not Just to Improve France’s Economy or Position on the World Stage, But to Make France’s Diversity Her Greatest Strength

by Bia Assevero – USA/France – Nicolas Sarkozy’s election to the French presidency last May 6th, signals that the French people have made a definite choice […]

Elections, Europe, Feature Articles, France, Immigration, Nicolas Sarkozy, Politics & Democracy

Cooperatives Provide Viable Alternative to Capitalism

by D-L Nelson – France – People talk of capitalism, socialism or communism as if these were the only three economic systems for the world to […]

Business & Economy, Feature Articles, France

Ecole Hostalet

by D-L Nelson France Not having any business experience didn’t stop artist-sculptor, Cristina Schønberg, from creating an arts and culture center in the tiny Catalan village […]

Artists, Arts & Culture, Europe, Feature Articles, France

Cherchez La Presse: Paris, the World’s First Free Wi-Fi Capital

by Aralena Malone-Leroy – France – In June 2007, at the precise moment when thousands of tourists will be meandering down the Champs Elysées, contemplating the […]

Feature Articles, France, Technology