Macron has two advantages over Matteo Renzi: A solid majority in parliament and the ability to give protesters some fiscal concessions.
A collection of charts, maps and graphs explaining France, the presidency of Emmanuel Macron and the Yellow Vest protests.
France’s current political fight is over the country’s ability to accept evolutionary – rather than revolutionary — change.
Previous rebellions in France were against the markets and globalization. The Yellow Vest rebellion is against a change in our way of life.
Germany’s SPD has long seen Macron as a beacon of hope. But his stance on migration policy will greatly frustrate them – and rob Angela Merkel of her European cover.
However hard they try, U.S. presidents lack the power of a French president to transform their nation.
Those so-called “allies” don’t realize how much they have been on the warpath against the U.S. all along. High time to set the record straight!
Donald Trump’s foreign policy of humiliation is liable to have dire consequences, not least for the interests of the U.S. itself.