Communities Are the Engine of Their Own Progress
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Communities Are the Engine of Their Own Progress

The French population in the USA is growing. The trend was obvious in the Census data of 2000  already, and it is confirmed by more recent figures from the USCIS (2009). The problem with us is that we don’t understand communities. We refuse to share resources and build things in common. We are too strong and independent for … Continue reading

Nike and Ray-Ban To Explain French Sex
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Nike and Ray-Ban To Explain French Sex

In spite of a solid reputation of sex addicts, we the French don’t even make it to the world top 15 producers or consumers of pornography. This might be the only department where American and French stereotypes are reversed. In most cases, Americans appear to be pragmatic and action-oriented while the French are more idealistic … Continue reading

Keyword “French” Returns Zero Jobs
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Keyword “French” Returns Zero Jobs

A search with the keyword “French” on Careerbuilder.com for the entire United States returns 468 jobs (Monster.com returned only 327, Linkedin.com, 148… these are the same jobs, by the way, only a smaller sample of them). That’s 136 jobs as customer representative, 112 in Management, 92 in Sales, 70 in Accounting and 63 in Finance. Just … Continue reading