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This Is What France Can Learn From Super Tuesday

Anne Sinclair | Posted 03.03.2017 | Home
Anne Sinclair

The middle classes cannot see a future. It may not be as severe as in America, but inequality is rising in France.

James Foley's Parents Condemn French Far Right Leader For Tweeting Photos Of ISIS Killings

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 01.05.2017 | Home

PARIS (AP) — French far right leader Marine Le Pen on Thursday took down a tweet showing the killing of American reporter James Foley after his fami...

What Marine Le Pen and Donald Trump Have in Common

Joel Dreyfuss | Posted 12.08.2016 | Politics
Joel Dreyfuss

France's wrenching shift to the right in last Sunday's regional elections should serve as a warning to American liberals.

The Electoral Win of Marine Le Pen Is Not Yet France's Defeat

David Gosset | Posted 12.07.2016 | Home
David Gosset

Some will argue that this is not a national election, others will point at the abstention level -- close to 49 percent -- or focus on isolated cases but the first round's results of the French regional elections are without ambiguity, this is a huge electoral win for Marine Le Pen's party, the Front national or the National Front.

Europe's Worst Crisis in Decades Is Also Populism's Greatest Opportunity

Julian Baggini | Posted 07.20.2016 | Home
Julian Baggini

BRISTOL -- Populism appeals to the "will of people" but is actually profoundly undemocratic. Democracy is about the negotiation of competing interests and the balancing of different values. Populism, in contrast, is a kind of mob rule. Where there is complexity, it offers simple solutions. Instead of seeking common ground, it looks to exaggerate the differences between them and us.

Family Feud At Top Of National Front Rages On

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2015 | Home

PARIS, April 10 (Reuters) - French National Front founder Jean-Marie Le Pen rejected on Friday a call from his daughter, the party's leader, to leave ...

A Bitter Family Feud Deepens Within France's National Front

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2015 | Home

(Adds Jean-Marie Le Pen statement) PARIS, April 8 (Reuters) - A bitter family feud between National Front leader Marine Le Pen and her...

Charlie Hebdo: A Trap for France

Barry Lando | Posted 03.11.2015 | Home
Barry Lando

What would truly be a disaster now would be for France (and Europe) to react to the Charlie Hebdo attack in the same blind, mindless fashion that America's leaders reacted to 9/11. Nothing would more benefit al-Qaeda and its modern spin-offs.

French Right-Wing Party In Trouble Over Anti-Semitic Remark

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 06.09.2014 | Home

One of the big winner's of Europe's parliamentary elections, France's National Front Party, is embroiled in scandal and infighting after recent remark...

Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Putin, Religion and the Second Coming of Fascism

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics
Clay Farris Naff

It is tempting. But let's dodge a violation of Godwin's Law and instead look at what really matters: the alarming resurgence of religious fascism around the globe.

What a Wonderful World: Documentary Is Alive and Well -- For Now

Vivian Norris | Posted 06.16.2012 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

The vibe at the Sheffield Doc Fest is simply fantastic. The city itself welcomes filmmakers, commissioners, composers and producers from all over the world, and gives back warmth and appreciation for their work.

The French Presidential Election: the Roles of Fascism and Fukushima

Vivian Norris | Posted 07.01.2012 | Home
Vivian Norris

In general, the French President does not appear to be respected as a statesman. The French do not recognize Sarkozy's way of doing things as being familiar, as representing who they are, whether it be on the left or the right.

Marine Le Pen, Latest Maneuver

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 04.09.2012 | Home
Bernard-Henri Lévy

This new fuss the Le Pens have orchestrated about their difficulty in collecting the 500 signatures the law requires of every candidate for the presidency of the Republic is a trap.

Marine Le Pen To Visit Occupy Wall Street

Posted 01.02.2012 | Home

Marine Le Pen began a tour of Washington, D.C. and New York yesterday, albeit reportedly without any confirmed meetings with high-profile political fi...