Managing the present

COMMENTARY Looking Back on ’68 Managing the present Kristin Ross The problem with the past is that it is unpredictable. This may be one reason why French president Nicolas Sarkozy has recently generated a series of bizarre decrees – the precise legal status and implementation of which are uncertain, if not unimaginable – that attempt to manage the memory […]

Sarkozy’s law: The institutionalization of xenophobia in the new Europe

2008, [archive] 5. ^ European Network Against Racism, Press Release, 19 May 2008,–05–19%20anti-Roma%20events&20Italy.pdf. 6. ^ Il Giornale, 5 September 2008. 7. ^ ‘Italy Reassures EU that Fingerprinting Gypsies is Legal and Not Racist’, International Herald Tribune, 24 July 2008, [archive] 8. ^ [archive] 9. ^ ERRC et al., ‘Security a la […]