Forward-Thinking Politics of Roosevelt 2012 and the Legacy of Stéphane Hessel

Stéphane Hessel, the internationally renowned survivor of a World War II concentration camp and human rights activist, died February 27 leaving behind a legacy bearing great political and ethical weight. He translated his ideological passions into his support in the founding of Roosevelt 2012. Though this is perhaps not his most widely recognized contribution, the […]

Politicians call for Hessel to be buried in Pantheon

The impact of the late Stéphane Hessel may be greater than France had initially perceived. Various political figures have called for Hessel to be buried in the Pantheon, alongside other French greats such as Victor Hugo, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Voltaire, and Emile Zola. An official petition addressed to French President Francois Hollande was published to the press […]