“Vous verrez, Antoine; dans quelques années ils feront comme si je n’avais jamais existé…” (You’ll see, Antoine; in a few years they’ll act as if I never existed…”) remarks the dying President Mitterrand to his idealistic young biographer in the Robert Guédiguian film Le Promeneur du Champs de Mars. Yet sixteen years after Mitterrand’s death, [...]
About Jeremy Cliffe
Jeremy Cliffe is a political commentator and Contributing Editor to the website Shifting Grounds (www.shiftinggrounds.org). He was the 2010-11 Michael von Clemm Fellow at Harvard University and has previously worked for the Party of European Socialists, the UK Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna and the Ed Miliband for Leader campaign. You can also follow him on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/jeremycliffe.