One has to doubt that France’s new prime minister, Jean Castex, will pursue many reforms ahead of 2022.
After the Corona pandemic, French firms’ management teams have great difficulty convincing their employees … to return to the office.
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Angela Merkel is acting – though definitely not looking – like a flower power girl from California. Focused on consensus, not leadership, she believes in human goodness.
French President Emmanuel Macron’s restrictive stance on EU membership for the Western Balkans injects a much-needed dose of realism into EU affairs.
Europe keeps dithering on the global stage. Even the French and the Germans can’t fake consensus anymore.
What will it take to get the world community to effectively deal with the proliferation of global problems?
Macron suffered the fate of his predecessors — shortly after taking office, popularity slumps. But the worst may be over now.
Is it all downhill for President Macron from here on out? The early political fortunes of two other major Western reform politicians – Margaret Thatcher and Bill Clinton – should provide comfort.