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Posted in Statistics with tags , , , , , , , , , , on September 22, 2020 by xi'an

Drogue : sortir du tout-répressif [reposted]

Posted in Books, Kids, Travel, Wines with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 13, 2020 by xi'an

[Here is an editorial (my take at a Google translation) from Le Monde about the installment last week of a fixed fine of €200 for drug possession. Introduced in 2018 by the French Parliament, it is presented by the French government as a way to fight drug-trafficking (and its far reaching consequences in the (de)structuration of some suburbs) by turning consumers into de facto accomplices. Which I find counterproductive and irrational as prohibition never works and ultimately benefits criminals. Drug legalisation or at least drug decriminalisation, adopted in many other countries, would be much more beneficial. Disclaimer #1: I am not supporting the use of drugs, except tea of course. Disclaimer #2: I do not agree with the entirety of the editorial below.]

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100ième victime

Posted in Statistics with tags , , , , , , on September 3, 2019 by xi'an

Notre Drame

Posted in Books, pictures, Travel with tags , , , , , , , , on April 16, 2019 by xi'an

non, toujours non

Posted in Kids, pictures with tags , , , , on May 3, 2017 by xi'an