October 12, 2015

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Right-wing 'new reactionaries' stir up trouble among French intellectuals (Angelique Chrisafis, 9 October 2015, The Guardian)

Alain Finkielkraut, the controversial and high-profile philosopher, is at the centre of the row after defending Nadine Morano, a former government minister, who repeatedly insisted France was a "white race" country. This week, Morano was banned from running in the regional elections for Nicolas Sarkozy's rightwing Les R├ępublicains party.

Finkielkraut's 2013 bestselling book, The Unhappy Identity, warned of the dangers to French national identity from mass immigration and multiculturalism. The son of a Jewish Polish leather merchant ...



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