Payment of social benefits available from this Saturday

The decision had been taken in the evening of Wednesday and aimed to give a boost to the most precarious who benefit from national solidarity. Social benefits will be paid as of this Saturday, instead of Monday, April 6, to recipients of various social benefits (disabled adult allowance – AAH, personalized housing allowance – APL, […]

Guest contribution ESM boss on Corona: Solidarity in Europe

DThe corona virus pandemic is a global shock that strikes all European economies. Europe is facing the worst health crisis since the Spanish flu a century ago. As a result, Europe’s economies will suffer much more damage than initially expected. That is why a coordinated and well-coordinated response is necessary, at both national and European […]

The Big Neighbors, chronicle of an ephemeral utopia

The Big Neighbors, the dream city by Bastien Simon Available at Paris, 14e borough. Just a stone’s throw from Place Denfert-Rochereau, the vast spaces of the former Saint-Vincent-de-Paul suburban hospital, with its tiled rooms, old operating theaters and endless corridors, are now occupied by very strange patients. There is Mael, a Mauritanian artist awaiting […]

Italy accuses the Netherlands of lacking solidarity

DThe Netherlands are discussing the role of Black Peter, which Italy is placing on the country and its finance minister Wopke Hoekstra in the Corona crisis. On Tuesday, the topic was given a new boost by an advertisement in the F.A.Z., in which Italian politicians accuse the Netherlands of lacking solidarity – the domestic media […]

between public and private hospitals, unprecedented solidarity

On the one hand, public hospitals overwhelmed by the influx of patients from Covid-19; on the other, private clinics who are willing to help but very few in demand. Lamine Gharbi denounced this imbalance a few days ago. “We are ready, use us”, proclaimed the president of the Federation of private clinics and hospitals of […]

The European Union and the challenge of solidarity

European Commission to propose new EU budget “To face the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic”, announced its president, Ursula Van der Leyen, Saturday, March 28. Is it to make people forget the failure of European leaders, Thursday, March 26, to agree on a strong economic response to the health crisis? This summit saw the […]

Emmanuel Macron calls for European budgetary solidarity

Emmanuel Macron, in favor of “Corona loans”, pleaded in favor of European budgetary solidarity, in an interview given Friday evening March 27 to Italian newspapers. Nine European countries, including France and Italy, called on Wednesday March 25 to launch a joint loan throughout the European Union to deal with the coronavirus, putting pressure on Germany, […]

For the boycott of Amazon! For massive support for the book sector!

Grandstand. On the fourth day of confinement, two ministerial declarations came in turn to reveal the inconsistencies in health policy and the confusion maintained by the government. The Minister of Labor, Muriel P√©nicaud, said “Scandalized” that the building craftsmen’s union called to close the construction sites. What is scandalous is that the minister is outraged. […]