Winter sports, gentrified

Winter sports! Every year it’s the same procession of tourists to the mountains… But in 2015, some people faced record beating traffic-jams on their way to ski resorts. Like 10 hours from Lyon to Savoy, that is to say an average of 20kph, not to mention pollution and stress. Winter sports supposedly started in Megève, France, further to reserved attempts…

Secularism: France’s lost glory?

Once upon a time in France, Enlightened and romantics were filled with revolutionary sentiments. Rejecting people’s violations, atrocities such as Inquisition and absolute monarchy, and dreaming of a uniting spirit of self-confidence. A belief that whatever unites the french people would be stronger that what divides them. Hence the Declaration of Human Rights down to 1905’s law…