Times of change for French politics
- Jacques Sapir Жак Сапир
The first round of the French Presidential election results are quite surprising. We have seen Mrs Le Pen and M. Macron for the second round of this election. But two other candidates, M. Fillon (for the centre-right) and M Mélenchon (for the ...
But M. Macron, the Euro has already failed
The only question is: What do we do about it?
- Tim Worstall
Emmanuel Macron is one of those running to be the next French President. And as he does so he really needs to get up to speed with his economics. For he claims that the euro could fail within the next 10 years unless something is done about it. This ...
Iceland Is No Utopia
- Joanna Smith
I first visited Iceland two years ago and came home smitten; banging on about this geothermal, liberal paradise. Watching the news with me was a nightmare. If there was a story about corruption in British politics I would chime in with: “In ...
Emmanuel Clinton vs Marine LeTrump
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
What’s supposed to be the shock of the new is not exactly so.
Here’s the body count in the latest geopolitical earthquake afflicting the West: The Socialist Party in France is dead. The traditional Right is comatose. What used to be ...
26 April 1937 : The tragedy of Guernica
- George Steer جورج ستير - Fausto Giudice Фаусто Джудиче فاوستو جيوديشي
Preface by Fausto Giudice
It was Monday, market day. There were many people in the streets of the small city of Guernica, which had a population of seven thousand inhabitants. At 4:30 p.m. the church bells started to ring, five minutes later the ...
Exclusive Breaking News from France: Macron 1st govt., a true ministrone!
- Basta!يكفي Journal de marche zapatiste يكفي ! جريدة المسيرة الزاباتية
The French government that will be constituted on Monday, May 15, 2017 and announced on Tuesday 16 will be a government of 15 ministers. Here is the exclusive list of the Macron I government, which will have to hold good until the legislative elections ...
Champs-Elysees attack in Paris: Perfect timing, for some
- Ramin Mazaheri رامین مظاهری
On the night of April 21st I was in my office in Paris, just 100 meters from the Champs-Elysees, when I got a phone call from a fellow journalist telling me about the deadly attack on policemen there.
I was in the middle of working on my latest report ...
Big Stakes in the French Presidential Election: Governance Versus the People
- Diana Johnstone
The 2017 French Presidential election is no joke. It is shaping up as a highly significant encounter between two profoundly opposing conceptions of political life. On one side, governance, meaning the joint management of society by a co-opted ...
Integrative power of evil: About the so called People of color in the German AfD
- Sami Omar
Do you know what an oxymoron is? I have not known it for a long time. It is a word whose two parts oppose to each other contentwise. Love-hate is such a word, exception rule too, and in my case: school education!
Why Geert Wilders is taking over Dutch politics
- Ian Buruma
His rising popularity reveals a paradox at the heart of Holland's liberalism
That the US should have elected as president someone like Donald Trump came as a shock. But the US is a strange country, given to periodic outbursts of political madness ...