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Paris bans smoking in playgrounds

Paris has banned smoking in playgrounds since Saturday. It is a one-year pilot project aiming to verify the effects of the limitation of smoking in ...
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Who’s the modern French teacher?

Old and despotic teachers, faithful to their political party, who shout at students with their raspy voice due to smoke? Forget them. The face of ...

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Image Never mind the birth rate: there are too few deaths

Never mind the birth rate: there are too few deaths

by Guido Bolaffi

Fewer people are being born today but, above all, fewer of us are dying. Having taken too long to understand the seriousness of the declining birth rate, we should avoid making the same mistake – this time quadrupled – again. The modern demographic time bomb won't be triggered, as we are often told, by dwindling births but by too few deaths. This may sound paradoxical, but considering the statistics, it's something that need to be said plainly. A recent report by More...