How Will Emmanuel Macron Govern?

May 08, 2017

France breathes a sigh of relief after Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the presidential election. Former banker and Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron emerged victorious over Marine Le Pen in the second round of the 2017 French presidential elections on May 7. Unknown two years ago and never...

The World This Week: Another French Revolution

April 30, 2017

The French vote for outsiders because Charles de Gaulle’s Fifth Republic is failing to tackle challenges facing the country. This week, a 600-year-old oak tree that George Washington loved was cut down as the White House proposed tax reform. The Economist, no left-leaning lily livered...

Young Voices of the French Far Right

April 20, 2017

Will France elect the far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen? France is heading to the polls on April 23. Following the shock results in Britain and the US in 2016, the French are on edge as they grapple with the prospect of a far-right president. But not everyone seems to think...

A Global Counter-Trump Movement is Taking Shape

February 24, 2017

While the far right is on the march globally, there are signs progressives are stirring from their slumber. Let’s hope that Donald Trump is the political version of syrup of ipecac. The American system has been sick to its stomach for some time. Then along comes Donald Trump, America swallows...