Philippe Monfouga on Wed, 23 Nov 2005 21:44:07 +0100 (CET)

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Re: <nettime> Paris Burning [u]

Finkielkraut is a sophiste, he said only that people want to hear, he didn't
understand the social reality of people living in suburb. The real trouble is
unemployement (1 per 3 is unemployed in the suburb, there is nothing to do, no
cultural activity, only buildings), it's not an integration trouble, the most of
the people who burned car were unemployed french people. What they destroyed was
only in the suburb, they didn't go in Paris to attack french people, they burned
car in the suburb. For the young people living in the suburb, it was a way to put
the media on them, it was also a reaction against the speech of Sarkozy, a
minister who said that "he will clean the suburb with karcher".

Finkelkraut never understood the society, he is not an historian, his speech is

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