French Commune

Launch of Buzzworthy from The Citizenry, Commune’s collaboration with Kufri, and more

Product Preview is a weekly series highlighting the latest and greatest in the market. Check back every Friday for news and highlights. Fresh out of High Point, the gorgeous fall collections keep coming. From handcrafted table linens to outdoor-friendly side tables wrapped in whimsical (and weather-resistant) silicone cord fringes, here are some highlights from the latest set of releases. From ...

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Reunion Island’s legacy still lives on in Dallas today

In the spring of 1855, a group of French, Swiss and Belgian settlers arrived on a piece of land west of the Trinity River in Dallas. These European immigrants had escaped the political revolutions of their country of origin and led by the writer Victor Considerant, intended to create a utopian socialist commune. This colony, called Reunion Island, lasted less ...

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Five illuminated ecotourism spots for Bokor

Companies investing in the town of Bokor are currently limited to a single development not exceeding 5 ha. FACEBOOK The government has given the green light to five small-scale ecotourism projects in Prek Tnort commune, southwestern Bokor town, Kampot province, in Preah Monivong Bokor National Park. The move is designed to create employment opportunities and create considerable force behind tourism ...

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Two writers with local connections nominated for National Book Awards

Two writers with local connections are finalists for the National Book Prize – one of them for the third time. Novelist and short story writer Lauren Groff, a 2001 graduate of Amherst College, was nominated for her novel “The Matrix”, a story set in 12th-century Europe and based in part on an actual but mysterious medieval author, Marie from France, ...

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Plant food? Does it really work? The famous chef explains

Matthew Kenney – American chef, herbal lifestyle guru, restaurateur and author Image Credit: Provided Switching to a plant-based lifestyle may seem more intimidating than it looks, but in reality, sometimes you can’t even tell the difference, 57-year-old American celebrity chef Matthew Kenney told Food. by Gulf News. You may have heard of cuisines from different cultures, countries and traditions. However, ...

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straw houses are the new ecological trend in France

Straw houses are THE NEW ECOLOGICAL TREND IN FRANCE ecological and economical par excellence, “straw houses” are now arousing the interest of many future owners in France. growing shortages of resources such as wood push residents to use straw as an alternative building base. found in abundance in local agricultural crops every year, this rather incognito material is now making ...

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Homage to Marc Bourhis, shot as a hostage in Châteaubriant on October 22, 1941, militant of the Fourth International – International point of view

Born in 1907 in Lézardrieux, in what is now Côtes d’Armor, Marc Bourhis was 34 years old. He and his wife Alice were both teachers in Trégunc, a town in Finistère located about ten kilometers south of Concarneau. As soon as he left the Quimper Normal School in 1926, Marc Bourhis joined the Unitary Federation of Education. It is in ...

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Arcade Beauty expands Socoplan site with improved facilities for cosmetic product sampling solutions

By Austyn King 21-Oct-2021 Packaging The French company created packaging solutions for L’Oréal Paris and Givenchy French packaging manufacturer Arcade Beauty has expanded its Socoplan site to better deliver cosmetic samples to its customers as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. Located in the town of Saint-Jean-de-Thouars in the west of France, the Socoplan site produces skincare and make-up samples dedicated ...

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Haiti gang demands $ 17 million ransom for kidnapped missionaries and children, World News

An armed gang demands a ransom of $ 17 million for a group of American and Canadian missionaries kidnapped in Haiti last week. According to the Haitian Minister of Justice Liszt Quitel, the 400 renowned gangs of Mawozo are demanding $ 1 million for each captive. Watch: Haitian Prime Minister kicked out of official ceremony after armed gangs fired in ...

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NewsAlert: Pfizer officially seeks Health Canada approval for COVID-19 vaccine for children

OTTAWA – New Democrats are calling on the federal government to crack down on social media giants following recent disclosures from a Facebook executive that have reignited questions about how to regulate big tech. NDP MP Charlie Angus called on Ottawa to establish an independent watchdog to tackle disinformation, hate messages and algorithm transparency on digital platforms. Facebook whistleblower Frances ...

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