Don’t believe the hype: the French still live better than Americans

For all their current difficulties, the average French citizen lives better than his American counterpart according to UN and Unicef figures.

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In recent months I’ve read at least ten articles about French malaise — all of it apparently due to some mysterious Gallic trait that makes the world’s luckiest people unable to make the best of things, writes John R. MacArthur in The Spectator.