Tagged: Nicolas Sarkozy


Photo: Faces of the Roma

In mid-August, French president Nicolas Sarkozy and his government began deporting local Roma residents, or Gypsies as they are known, to Romania and Bulgaria and demolishing their camps in response to clashes between the itinerant … read more »

POSTED August 30, 2010 2:30PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS Comments (3) TAGS: , ,

MGMT Vs The French Government In A Battle For Royalties

The French government has a reputation for their strong anti-piracy stance in regards to illegal downloading of music and movies via the internet, but it looks like the government has gotten itself into a small mess of hypocritical trouble for using MGMT’s song, “Kids” without permission. read more »

POSTED February 24, 2009 4:10PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: ,