July 23, 2014

What Is Wrong with the Grand Nation?

Alexander Smoltczyk, Der Spiegel

http://houston.culturemap.com/news/restaurants-bars/07-12-12-ble

The TV images of the Tour de France show an idyllic country, but behind the gloss is a nation where fears of decline are prompting people to vote for the far right. A trip along the route of the world's most famous cycling race reveals the deep uncertainty ailing the French.

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TAGGED: Europe, Tour De France, France

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