“Pain au chocolat ou chocolatine?” Héloïse and Edouard weigh in on being French at LSE

You might think that all the French people at LSE already know each other, but you would be wrong: Héloïse and Edouard have never met before this interview.

The day after a government lost its European Parliament majority: the French and Greek paradigm

CC-BY-4.0: © European Union 2019 – Source: EP During the European Parliament (EP) elections, EU citizens choose who represents them in the directly elected European Parliament which legitimises decisions in a similar way to national legislatures. These elections also act…

Why Violence is an Integral Part of Gilet Jaunes

A response to Ben Townend’s article: “Yellow Vests or Yellow Bellies?“ “If they truly wanted to change the political landscape of their country, they would have employed much more intelligent and reasonable methods of doing so”. This is how the…

The upsurge of Macron, and why is this is great news for the UK

From hosting America’s Donald Trump, to an excursion to Xi Jinping’s China, and even the recent Sandhurst Summit with our very own Prime Minister, Theresa May, French state-visits have been an enormous success for the dynamic President of the French,…

Dividing Lines: The Perils of Patriotism

By Josh McCarthy Patriotism [NOUN]: The quality of being patriotic; vigorous support for one’s country. That’s what Oxford’s academics have to say. But it’s clear that loving one’s country is not a switch turned off or on. The essence of…