France

Dieudonné and the French state of anti-Semitism

“…I will continue to clown around, whatever happens. I have nothing to lose. I am like a Pygmy in his forest who sees the big trees falling and says, ‘Let’s go, let’s go!’ The French Revolution is my tradition. It’s a mind-set of the French, that you need a revolution. I am deeply French.” Continue reading

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Anti-Semitism / Circumcision / France / Front National / Germany / Islamophobia / Laïcité / Marine Le Pen / secularism

“Can You Be a Religious Minority and European?”

“Can You Be a Religious Minority and European?” That’s the question the blog of Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) seeks to answer in its “Great Debate” feature this week. Professors, experts, and students in Europe hash out whether they think the continent can balance secular values with religious tolerance. Continue reading