Daily Archives: July 21, 2007

The new ignorance?

From the IHT “In proposing a tax-cut law last week, Finance Minister Christine Lagarde bluntly advised the French people to abandon their “old national habit.” “France is a country that thinks,” she told the National Assembly. “There is hardly an … Continue reading

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A Communal Event, for Everyone

Two weeks ago the Italian press wrote that a hacker had entered the publisher’s computer. It named the victims of J.K Rowling’s pen. Nothing was written in English to confirm or deny that my Google Alerts found. A global discretion…and … Continue reading

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