United by football?

At the Euros, the French national football team isn’t talking about football, but the threat posed by a resurgent, xenophobic right-wing in Europe.

The inexpiable crime

The reaction to Nahel Merzouk’s murder by the French state showcases its tactic of depoliticizing the suburban uprising and diverting attention away from state violence.

The lost promise of childhood

The state-sanctioned violence committed against children such as Nahel M forces us to revisit the very question of childhood, its privileges, and its roots in the French imperialization of Africa.

Summer in Paris

In what may be the last in a while of my posts highlighting the latest in French music culture, here's a list of tunes for the northern summer.