Blog

Search

Philip Booth
19 August 2014
1 comment

For the last five years, politicians of all shades have been banging on about how we should adopt this or that aspect of German economic policy. George Osborne argued in 2011: "We want to learn...
Emmanuel Martin
5 March 2013
comments

French president Francois Hollande is walking on a tightrope. Many of the promises he has made seem to be untenable. Firstly, Mr. Hollande has failed to ‘stimulate’ French growth. The...
Stephen Michael MacLean
6 February 2012
comments

Who among us hasn’t wiled away a lazy hour with travel fantasies, courtesy of Google Maps? Not the French, apparently, who seem to have little appreciation for Google Maps’ indulgence...
Finbarr Toesland
25 October 2010
3 comments

Trade unions in France have historically commanded a disproportionate level of power and influence over government policy. The percentage of workers in unions in 1960 was only 19.6%, and this...