Race, sex, and discrimination

Etymology ofostracism: exclusion from public life. In troubled times, the Athenians inscribed on a piece of pottery or a shell(ostrakon in Greek) the name of the person whose ideas they considered most dangerous for the city. The person was banned for ten years. Today the term indicates an unjust social exclusion, because the reasons are … Read more

Has the contemporary left become completely left?

Tribune on the referendum for independence in New Caledonia. I am not politicized. If I were, I would call myself a centrist. Not an undecided centrist between right and left. Vigorously adept of living together, of the pre-eminence of the collective over our individual desires. Extreme centrist in this rejection of the caricatural egotisms brandished … Read more