France

'Robin Hood,' the First Tea Partier? So Says Politics-Obsessed Critic A. O. Scott

Times' politics-obsessed movie critic A.O. Scott finds parallels between the "manly libertarian rebel" that is the hero of "Robin Hood" and the Tea Party movement. Scott also again rides to how ...

TV Torture in Old Europe

In France, filmmakers took "reality shows" to a new extreme, making contestants think they were electrocuting a man for giving incorrect answers.

Plugging Euro-Style Health Care in the Movie Section

The paper's liberal chief movie critic plugs the French way of life.

Bailout 'So Bad' Even French Want to Copy It, Says European Investor

Hugh Hendry, CIO of Eclectica Asset, blasts Senate bill; warns government must buy banks to avert Depression.

FARK Founder Lists Top Five Problems with the Media

In Q&A, Curtis tells about stupid journalism tricks. Oh, and, how the French 'still suck.'

BusinessWeek Praises French Health Care System

Magazine reports that U.S. could learn 'valuable lessons' from France, glosses over high taxes and other flaws.

Enough Gushing over Moore to Make You 'Sicko'

Media use Michael Moore's new film to fuel campaign for socialized health care in America.

Sciolino Still Holds a Grudge over France's Conservative Sarkozy

He's so mean: "President-elect Nicolas Sarkozy, by contrast, does not believe in saying he is sorry."

GOP Says Hillary Wants "Socialized Health Insurance"? How Gauche

"Mr. Giuliani invoked Ms. Royal to imply that Democrats, especially Mrs. Clinton, would bring about 'socialized' health insurance. He's leveled that charge before, but the French connection gives ...

Will Sarkozy's "Divisive Legislation" Lead to More Violence in France?

Craig Smith blames Sarkozy for possible future thuggery: "Many people fear that the violence is just a taste of what is to come if Mr. Sarkozy makes good on his campaign promises to push through ...
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