Author: Dominique Mataillet

The Wordsmith
In France, September is when people return to work and study after the summer vacation, and everything restarts all at once in factories, offices, […]
Perspectives
Earlier this year, many people expected to see Donald Trump in handcuffs. As witnessed during Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s arrest in New York City, certain methods […]
The Wordsmith
With climate change, temperature spikes are becoming increasingly common. Some 20,000 years after the end of the ice age, we are now entering the […]
The Wordsmith
Many French towns have become renowned for a culinary specialty or a typical product, while others owe their fame to a particular event. Here […]
The Wordsmith
Protecting the environment and fighting global warming have become obsessions, and with good reason. Everything comes down to environmentalism. So much so that there […]
The Wordsmith
First observed in Russia after the collapse of the Soviet Union, this term taken from Ancient Greece – today used to describe a privileged […]
The Wordsmith
How can we reduce carbon emissions and preserve the planet’s natural resources? By tightening our belts and consuming less but better. After all, sobriety […]
The Wordsmith
Some people are indignant that a single country like the United States seems to have monopolized the demonym of a whole continent! […]
The Wordsmith
Based on the terms “femicide” and “genocide,” this word is used by the far right to condemn the murder of French people supposedly killed […]
Perspectives
The French have a particular penchant for self-deprecation, and many fail to realize that their country is one of the finest sporting nations on […]

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