France

HEROES: French Police Clear Traffic Jam Caused by Climate Protesters

Even the French can be heroes now and then. Despite getting knocked out of the Women’s World Cup on their home turf after a 2-1 loss to the United States — the most recent example of American athletes enjoying unprecedented success under President Donald J. Trump — the French bounced back with an epic display of winning, and proved that there are indeed some tyrants to which they won’t readily surrender.

Fewer Kids? Blame the French

New paper links European fertility decline to spread of culture (from France)

The spread of French cultural values can explain the sustained drop in fertility over the past two centuries, a new paper published Monday argues.