Here we go again and this time it will be worse than in 1995. The strikes set to begin next week risk to last and life for the French will be difficult.
On Harry Truman’s desk was a sign which read “The Buck Stops Here”. Is it just an American thing to believe that those at the top are ultimately responsible for what their organizations and people do? In France, “passing the buck” seems to be the motto.
Everywhere Thierry Breton goes the little guys lose their shirts and his already rich friends get richer. The latest scandal concerns a massive insider trading conspiracy at the European Aeronautics and Defense giant EADS.
While teaching journalism in Cameroon last month, I was once again astonished at just how big our cultural divide can be when it comes to determining who the victims are in society.
President Nicolas Sarkozy has been in power for 100 days and I still have not figured out how his economic policies are going to create jobs and spark economic growth.