Éditorial : «1905, l’esprit d’une loi» LE FIGARO, 21st November 2018. There are laws, but then there are their spirit and their history. The depth of centuries is invested in the law of 1905. To understand it, one must keep in mind the tension between the spiritual and the temporal powers — the clash between Christian France and Republican France. As a law of compromise born in pain and brutality, it allows believer and non-believer to live quietly together. It’s about freedom of conscience and freedom of worship. Since its inception, this law has travelled through time not without difficulty — especially on the question of the schools — but without ever re-awakening the violence of earlier struggles.
Umfrage zur Flüchtlingspolitik : Die Mehrheit der Deutschen ist für einen Untersuchungsausschuss (A majority of Germans want a Committee of Enquiry into Refugee Policy) Cicero Magazine for Political Culture, 29th May 2018. A majority of Germans want a Committee of Enquiry on refugee policy. That is the finding of an INSA poll undertaken on behalf of Cicero. Even amongst those with a migration background, almost half were in favour.
FIGAROVOX/INTERVIEW : The essayist Guillaume Bigot observes that the struggle against terrorism is being frustrated, at the judicial level, by the ‘human-rights-above-all’ culture of the supra-national jurisdictions, as well as certain French magistrates…..
The Stations of the Shining Path that are leading Europe into the fog of nihilism, are set out here by Éric Zemmour in a book review for Le Figaro.