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The Gallic Rooster Crows Again

The Paradox of French Anti-Americanism

Richard Kuisel

“Those damned French!” That was President Eisenhower’s reaction back in 1954 when the French National Assembly killed an American-sponsored scheme for a European defense force.1 Almost 50 years later, Senator John McCain, in an off-the-cuff remark during the election primary last year, referred to a minor diplomatic dustup as “one of the many reasons I hate the French.”2 In Washington today such language, at least voiced by officials in public, is extremely rare. But the French, inadvertently to be sure, often seem to provide ample cause for such antipathy. Today, as in the early years of the cold war, the French have taken the lead in bashing the United States.

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Clay Clemens

her refugee policy gave her some immunity from attack. Meanwhile, broad antipathy for Donald Trump underscored her global stature, and she continued outpolling any likely spd rival. With support for the Union stabilizing in surveys, in November 2016

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Marcelo Hoffman

antipathy towards the PCF, these thinkers forged their own conceptions of political action through critical reflections on the more general figure of the party. As an integral part of these reflections, Fanon, Foucault and Badiou convey plenty of reasons to

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From “De Facto King” to Peasants’ Communes

A Struggle for Representation in the Discourse of the Polish Great Emigration, 1832–1846/48

Piotr Kuligowski

Lambert circle were, in general, characterized by an antipathy to grassroots social institutions. The prince stated that one of the main reasons for the failure of the November Uprising was “clubocracy”—a system in which people organized themselves outside

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A Spectre Haunting Europe

Angela Merkel and the Challenges of Far-Right Populism

Joyce Marie Mushaben

antipathies they developed earlier. Those sentiments would have been rendered dormant during the intervening years by their need to pursue low-paid, undervalued forms of employment after gdr firms disappeared; they might have been further mollified by a

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Selective Empathy

Workers, Colonial Subjects, and the Affective Politics of French Romantic Socialism

Naomi J. Andrews

no one had reminded we Christians that it was the day of the Lord.” 76 Nonetheless, antipathy toward Islam was certainly constitutive, for these French socialists, of Algerians’ otherness, given the centrality of Christian imagery and identifications

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Crossing Boundaries

The Case of Wanda Wasilewska and Polish Communism

Agnieszka Mrozik

from the standards of Polish femininity. His antipathy toward Wasilewska can be explained by envy of her high political position and the trust Stalin gave her. Berling’s misogyny went hand in hand with his anti-Semitism: his memoirs are marked by a deep