US Primaries: An insufficient effort in democratization (Parvenu 2016)

This article was published in the May 2016 Edition of Der Parvenu The rise and fall of the primaries system between 1968 and today, from a political revolution to a vector of inequalities. August 28th, 1968. 10,000 anti-war protesters gathered at Grant Park, Chicago. They were met by twice as many men from the Chicago […]

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Vivre dans l’état d’urgence permanent (Parvenu 2016)

Cette courte dystopie a été publiée dans l’édition Mai 2016 du Parvenu, alors que l’état d’urgence venait d’être prorogé une deuxième fois suite aux attentats du 7 janvier 2015, et en contexte de manifestations sociales contre le gouvernement.  Un œil vous regarde. Froid, parfaitement sphérique, avec des pupilles bleutées, dont la couleur contraste avec le […]

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Trump: The American Syndrome (Parvenu 2015)

This article was published in the Winter 2015 edition of Der Parvenu.  June 15th, 2015. As Trump’s glittering yellow hair exited the stage set in the reception hall of the Trump Tower in NYC, everyone knew something special had happened. The controversial business Moghul had just officially announced his candidacy for the Republican investiture, while […]

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Migrants in Ventimiglia (Parvenu 2015)

During the Winter vacations of 2015, I visited the refugee camp of Ventimiglia, at the French-Italian border, with members of a French NGO. This report was published in the Spring 2016 edition of Der Parvenu.  « In Afghanistan, we had to hide in the car as we drove past Taliban positions, in order to avoid detection”, […]

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