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December 3, 2008

France: From “Yes we Can!” to “Yes you Must!”This is a Photos postThis is a Video post

read Amazed Parisians are still reeling after discovering billboards featuring President Sarkozy, pictured as U.S. President-elect Barack Obama, after Shepard Fairey's famous poster, with the wonders working comment Yes We Can! Suzanne Lehn gives us a chronological break down of what happened and how the Yes We Can slogan became Yes We Must!

November 12, 2008

France: “Diversity” Boosted by the Obama Effect?

read "The Obama effect," the new set phrase for change French-style, from economics to sports to nearly every area of life, is shaking up the literary as well as the political communities. Whatever the agenda displayed by those concerned, diversity – meant as the contrary of discrimination in jobs, society, politics, ...

November 8, 2008

Francophone bloggers: Barack, don't disappoint

Like much of the world, France held its breath on the night of the election. It woke the next day happy and elated. Bloggers from France and throughout La Francophonie, however, understand that the road ahead for President Obama is long and difficult. Read what's on their minds.