Category Archives: Villa Gillet

After Obamacare

Americans of all hues expressed surprise when Barack Obama was elected four years ago (and again last year), with many candidly remarking that they never thought they would live to see the day when the United States would be led … Continue reading

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The social limits of liberty

Season II of “Wall and Bridges,” a series of conversations between French and US thinkers–organized by the Villa Gillet, one of France’s premier cultural institutions–was held in New York city in April. Series participants included George Packer, Didier Fassin, Nina … Continue reading

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