Thursday, October 6, 2022

Tag: France

Feeling the “pulse of Europe,” tens of thousands are protesting to...

Demonstrators say their first taste of activism for the French election has inspired them to carry on.

Le Pen’s lament

Was France’s presidential contest a setback for the new nationalism?

What foreign policy will new French president pursue in the Middle...

Macron favors continued French intervention in West Africa and Mali in order to “eradicate the threat at its origin.”

The attack on Western democracy

Are Western democracies under attack from Russia and the alt-right in America, in an effort to put racist nationalists in power?

In France, ‘us and them’ amid elections

Many residents of France are in fact wondering how the country reached its current stage, with an extreme-right candidate again making it to the second round of French presidential elections.

What other countries know: Fairer representation makes a stronger democracy

A democratic country – or community – ought to be self-governing in a way that allows every member a fair part in effective political discussion.

For the first time, a U.S. president backs a fascist France

How many Americans died to prevent a fascist take-over here and to end the Vichy in France itself.

Poachers break into French zoo and kill rhino for its horn

Of the five rhino species in existence, all are currently on the endangered species list.

France prepares to vote against a backdrop of civil unrest

Rather than trying to heal the wounds of the past it seems that most Western leaders are bent on creating new ones.

France passes controversial bill making cameras mandatory in all slaughterhouses

The French national assembly voted on Friday to monitor slaughterhouse practices and worker behavior to prevent animal cruelty as well as hygiene and safety violations.

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When it comes to continuing the war rather than negotiating a peace settlement, “the United States and Britain are pretty isolated on this.”

EV charging stations approved for 50 states plus DC and Puerto Rico, covering 75,000...

States will have access to $1.5 billion in federal monies to build the chargers.

Tech billionaires are actually dumber than you think

It turns out that many of today’s billionaires are selfish, lonely men fantasizing about how they will survive the end times they have played a part in creating.

Parents like their public schools, no matter how much the charter school movement tells...

Branding public schools as “failed” institutions is more about politics than education.