A Fifth Act for the Fifth Republic

May 11, 2017

France offers us an unfolding drama with a cast of thousands. On May 7, nearly two-thirds of French voters boldly elected Emmanuel Macron president for the next five years. Or should I say two-thirds of French voters bravely refused to consider electing the representative of something that is...

Francois Hollande’s Victory: What It Tells Us About France

May 14, 2012

Analysis on Francois Hollande’s election as French president and what this means for austerity in France, Greece, and Europe. The result of the French Presidential election was no great surprise in a way. In fact, when one considers that most of the first round competitors had endorsed...