Daily Archives: April 25, 2009

Notes on the American Character

As President Obama neared his first one hundred days in office it was becoming clear that, as promised, things had changed. Just what had changed was a bit surprising, as most of what had been done in those first one … Continue reading

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The Situation in the South of France

Ric Erickson, the editor of MetropoleParis, has ended his many years there, and now you can find him in the South of France. He has relocated to Port-Vendres (département of Pyrénées-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon région), a fishing village on the Mediterranean, just … Continue reading

Posted in France and America, France Today, Port-Vendres, Ric Erickson, The International Desk | 3 Comments