20 April 2018
Ce que les médicaments génériques ont changé dans notre système de santé. Crédits image : CC0 Public Domain

How generic drugs have changed our healthcare system

Introduced in France about 25 years ago, generic drugs continue to raise doubts and questions. Some believe they have helped curb the rise in spending on drugs without sacrificing patients’ […]
11 April 2018
На рождественском богослужении в церкви Знамения Пресвятой Богородицы. Crédits : Kremlin

God is not dead. He’s in politics

Around the world religion is back. Both domestically and internationally, religion is involved in social issues and politics. The objective of the book “L’Enjeu mondial: Religion et politique” [a global […]
11 April 2018
Pierre-Auguste_Renoir. Le Déjeuner des canotiers. Crédits : Domaine public

Is it useful to work on Sundays?

Is it useful to work on Sundays? Not according to Jean-Yves Boulin and Laurent Lesnard in their latest book Les Batailles du dimanche [Sunday battles]. Transcending the usual ideological divides, […]
10 April 2018

Europe: an open history

Europa notre histoire (Europa, our history) is a book of unparalleled breadth that was recently published by Les Arènes. It is a real editorial feat to which Jakob Vogel, a […]
9 April 2018
Folder on lawyer table, closeup, Africa Studio, Shutterstock

To describe law is to transform it

Day after day thousands of lawyers produce writings – memorandums, academic articles, pedagogical material, etc. – that do not have the force of law in the strict sense of the […]
6 April 2018

Poverty seen from wealthy neighborhoods

How do the upper and upper-middle classes living in wealthy neighborhoods see the poor and working classes? How do they explain the differences between themselves and the most destitute? Do […]
6 April 2018

The effects of economic conditions on the sorting of jobs and workers

Are there more qualified unemployed people when the economy is in recession? Are the unemployed then more often forced to accept low-quality jobs? Conversely, do workers more easily find better […]
3 April 2018

Believing and making others believe. Political uses of faith

One would think that the era of beliefs has passed in our societies, which are steeped in secularism and weary of ideologies. Such is not the case. Under new forms […]
1 April 2018
Macro photo of tooth wheel mechanism with SUSTAINABILITY, ECONOMY, SOCIETY and ENVIRONMENT words imprinted on metal surface by EtiAmmos via shutterstock_737412403

The new paths of economic science

The financial crisis that began in 2008 in the United States before hitting Europe, overturned the understanding of, and approaches to economics. Some consensuses were challenged while others were abandoned. […]