Small Bookstores Win Again Against Amazon

PARIS- After years of debate, French booksellers won another victory earlier this month against Amazon and other large booksellers, when the French Senate banned the practice of free shipping, one of the perks of using many online megastores. On the corner of the square outside the Sorbonne in Paris, tourists are unlikely to notice a small […]

Before Free-Trade Negotiations Begin, “Cultural Exception” Already Off Limits

Friction between EU member-states, starring France, led up to the G8 Summit in Northern Ireland on June 17 before negotiations for the EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) officially began. Long awaited, the free-trade agreement would boost European and American economies and cement their roles as leaders in the world economy.  The week leading […]