Léon Blum

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Name: Léon Blum
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

(Following Advance for Use Friday, August 22)

Today is Friday, August 22, the 234th day of 2014. There are 131 days left in the year.On August 22, 1914, Austria-Hungary declared war against Belgium.In 1485, England's King Richard III was killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field, effectively ending ... [Published Sify - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Dirty Wars: French and American Piaster Profiteering in Indochina, 1945-75

American Piaster Profiteering in Indochina, 1945-75Jonathan MarshallWith its economy devastated by war, its national glory sullied by ignominious defeats at the hands of Germany and Japan, and its colonial legacy morally undercut by the Atlantic Charter, ... [Published Japan Focus - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Being Jewish in France today

“Wie Gott in Frankreich leben”—“living like God in France”—was a popular Yiddish saying among Ashkenazi Jews for a long time. It suggested a certain fascination with France, implying that Jews living there are uniquely fortunate. Growing up in a traumatized ... [Published Heritage Florida Jewish News - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Between Israel and Social Democracy: Tony Judt’s Jewishness

French Popular Front rally for Leon Blum, 1936 (Parti Socialiste/Flickr)On October 3, 2006, around 5:00 p.m., Tony Judt’s phone rang . On the other line was Patricia Huntington, the president of Network 20/20, a New York–based professional networking ... [Published Dissent Magazine - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Multi-function Logic Gates suit high-temperature applications.

-Suitable as drop-in replacement of standard 54HC and 74HC logic gates for operation between 2.8–5.5 V, Series XTR54000 can be configured in 4 main logic functions: NAND, NOR, XOR, INVERTER, all with Schmitt trigger inputs. Devices operate well below ... [Published ThomasNet - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Top Ten World War I Films

By Ed RampellStarting on July 28, 1914, a month after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, a series of European powers declared war on each other, and by August 4, 1914, World War I had broken out.The so-called “Great War” was fought on an industrial ... [Published Progressive Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Being Jewish in France Today

JNS.orgSimone Rodan-BenzaquenJuly 24, 2014“Wie Gott in Frankreich leben”—“living like God in France”—was a popular Yiddish saying among Ashkenazi Jews for a long time. It suggested a certain fascination with France, implying that Jews living there are ... [Published American Jewish Committee - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Why Israel Needs Anti-Semitism

Last July 12, Jewish Defense League (JDL) militants provoked some participants in a Paris protest demonstration against the Israeli attack on Gaza into violent clashes in front of a synagogue in the rue de la Roquette.  The JDL militants were protected ... [Published Global Research - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

‘Embrace of Unreason’ traces France’s political downfall between two world wars

“The Embrace of Unreason: France, 1914-1940” by Brown, Frederick (Alfred A. Knopf, 345 pages, $28.95)On May 16, 1915, one of the largest crowds ever to gather on Paris’ Place des Pyramides honored Joan of Arc, Catholic heroine in the long French war against ... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 20 2014]

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(Following Advance for Use Friday, August 22) [Published Sify - Aug 11 2014]
Dirty Wars: French and American Piaster Profite... [Published Japan Focus - Aug 10 2014]
Being Jewish in France today [Published Heritage Florida Jewish News - Aug 08 2014]
Between Israel and Social Democracy: Tony Judt’... [Published Dissent Magazine - Aug 08 2014]
Between Israel and Social Democracy: Tony Judt’... [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 08 2014]
Multi-function Logic Gates suit high-temperatur... [Published ThomasNet - Aug 06 2014]
Top Ten World War I Films [Published Progressive Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
Being Jewish in France Today [Published American Jewish Committee - Jul 24 2014]
Why Israel Needs Anti-Semitism [Published Global Research - Jul 22 2014]
‘Embrace of Unreason’ traces France’s political... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 20 2014]
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