Things to Do in Paris

Big spaces and boldface names lead a stylish comeback for the City of Light. “We’re looking at a lovely year,” one chef says.

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Emmanuel Macron Is Playing a Dangerous Game

How Emmanuel Macron absorbed the poltical views of his opponents

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Onstage, the French Election Is a Landslide Win for Cynicism

As the presidential vote approaches, theaters and comedy venues are addressing the campaign. Many shows reach a similar conclusion: Don’t trust politicians.

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Macron Closes ENA, in Bid to Diversify France’s Public Service

The institution had become a symbol of privilege in a society where social mobility has broken down.

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The Tenacity of the Franco-American Ideal

Can a slave owner be celebrated for writing a liberating sentence?

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