Monthly Archives: November 2008

Les Girls

PART ONE: PUTTING THE ‘SOCIAL’ BACK IN SOCIALISM Politics invites paradox.  In last year’s national election the French Socialist PS ran chic, upper-class candidate Segolene Royal against the right-wing UMP’s scrappy, Hungarian-immigrant boss, Nicholas Sarkozy.  Since then, despite Sarko’s grating excesses, the opposition Parti Socialiste has been looking more and more like PS, as in […]