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Gen Z expects to get rich some day, but not by buying houses |Opinion

Deseret News 20 Jun 2022
“It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.” — French poet Anatole France At a time when the stock market has jumped the guard rails and begun petting bears, the optimism of youth has a certain refreshing quality to it ... That’s a big “if.” With a nod to Anatole France, the mind may be more naive than the heart ... Related ... Related ... .

Starfield’s bullet points are meaningless if the narrative fails to inspire

Polygon 14 Jun 2022
Space Marines are not space mariners The reveal of Starfield , the jewel in the crown of Xbox Game Studios’ 12-month release calendar, fell a bit flat during this weekend’s Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase ... The trailer opens on a quote from Anatole France, a French journalist, novelist, and poet ... France was, above all else it seems, a skeptic ... Image.

Why is Canada euthanising the poor?

The Spectator 30 Apr 2022
There is an endlessly repeated witticism by the poet Anatole France that, ‘the law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.’ What France certainly did not foresee is that an entire ...

Putin is steeped in Stalin’s pitiless violence

Mail Guardian South Africa 22 Apr 2022
In his novel about the Terror during the French Revolution, The Gods are Thirsty, Anatole France writes that the revolutionary judges, “believing themselves the exclusive possessors of truth and the quintessence of good, attributed to their opponents nothing but error and evil”.

To Teach or Not to Teach, That is the Question

The Times of India 05 Mar 2022
Most significantly, the new mode can greatly encourage participants and bestow the participants with a keen sense of journey and joy in line with Anatole France’s (French littérateur and Nobel laureate) submission ... Papert highlights that for a child residing in France, learning French comes naturally, without a formal classroom ... In his book titled ... .

The King William’s College quiz 2021 – the answers

The Observer 27 Feb 2022
Chanel No 5 ... Anatole France’s (Nobel prize for literature) ... Leipzig ... Photograph ... Sign for Montpelier House, where Horatio Nelson, then captain of HMS Boreas, married Frances Herbert Nisbet on 11 March 1787 ... Frances Howorth/Alamy ... Aunt Dahlia’s (Anatole at Brinkley Court, PG Wodehouse stories) ... Archibald Craven (Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden).

Biden’s Historic Blunder and Putin’s Loss of Patience

Antiwar 24 Feb 2022
Presumably it became clear to Putin that France and Germany, despite the desire and intention, lacked the strength to enforce Minsk. Anatol Lieven, senior research fellow at the Quincy Institute for ... He also said that the Russian elites have given up on Germany and France.

Finding a path for peace and neutrality in Ukraine after Russia ‘crisis’

Mail Guardian South Africa 21 Feb 2022
On the other is Germany and France, the former with a major economic stake in the final disposition of the Nordstream 2 pipeline ... My colleague Anatol Lieven has suggested that Macron could resolve Ukraine simply by saying that, for France, Nato membership for Ukraine and Georgia is a non-starter.

Finding a path for peace and neutrality in Ukraine

Asiatimes 15 Feb 2022
On the other are Germany and France, the former with a major economic stake in the final disposition of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline ... My colleague Anatol Lieven has suggested that Macron could resolve Ukraine simply by saying that, for France, NATO membership for Ukraine and Georgia is a non-starter.

Is Russia-NATO Brinksmanship Over Ukraine Thwarting Diplomatic Resolution?

truthout 07 Feb 2022
Foreign policy expert Anatol Lieven says that while a Russian invasion of Ukraine remains a possibility, “there clearly is a desire in Moscow to pursue a diplomatic path” to resolve the crisis without war ... I wanted to bring Anatol Lieven into the conversation, of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft ... ANATOL LIEVEN ... ANATOL LIEVEN.

Five African countries. Six coups. Why now?

Indian Express 29 Jan 2022
“Whoever takes power now, he needs to follow the example of Mali — reject France and start to take our own decisions,” said Anatole Compaore, a customer in a cellphone market in Ouagadougou, in the early hours of the coup ... The United States, the European Union and France endorsed the sanctions on Mali, but at the U.N.

Stripping Away the Bullsxxt: U.S. and Russian Threats Over Ukraine—What They’re About and Who’s the Aggressor

GlobalResearch 26 Jan 2022
This solution has already been proposed and accepted in principle, according to Anatol Lieven, who wrote in The Nation that the Minsk II agreement was already adopted by France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine in 2015, and endorsed unanimously by the UN Security Council.

Retiring Justice Stephen Breyer’s 28 years on the Supreme Court, explained

Vox 26 Jan 2022
Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring from the Supreme Court. Pete Marovich/Bloomberg via Getty Images. Breyer’s best work was often the work you never knew about ... “The history books do not tell stories of white children struggling to attend black schools ,” Stevens wrote, adding that Roberts’s opinion “reminds me of Anatole France’s observation ... .

US Puts 8,500 Troops on High Alert as Tension Rises Between NATO and Russia

truthout 25 Jan 2022
On Wednesday, officials from Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany are scheduled to meet in Paris to negotiate resolving the crisis ... Anatol Lieven, let’s begin with you ... ANATOL LIEVEN ... ANATOL LIEVEN ... And, Anatol Lieven, I wanted to ask you — you’ve written about the potential role of France and President Macron in the current crisis regarding Ukraine.

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