Pandemic simply a temporary point of contention

Though several posts in this blog have highlighted the covid-19 pandemic and Le Pen’s attacks on Macron for it. It shouldn’t distract with Le Pen’s ultimate goals/priorities which are in order: an Immigration Referendum, France’s control over its national orders and sovereignty with the European Commission, and the French tax system. She recently reasserted these … Continue reading Pandemic simply a temporary point of contention

Polarization in French Universities

As the title would announce there is an increasing polarization that is coming into Universities in France. This comes from both ends as traditional and right-wing views become more entrenched, as well as left-wing progressive views devolve further and further from their rational beginnings. Frederique Vidal, the minister of Higher Education Research and Innovation, called … Continue reading Polarization in French Universities

Anti-Semitism a hallmark of France’s Populist Movements, including the Left.

Le Pen is no stranger to xenophobic remarks, and as much as she is in the news today it is not surprising anymore what comes out of her mouth. We have also come to expect this sort of rhetoric from other right wing populist parties in Europe at this time. What IS surprising is that … Continue reading Anti-Semitism a hallmark of France’s Populist Movements, including the Left.

Macron might not be able to rely on people voting for him simply to block the far-right.

It seems people are beginning to get tired of voting to keep someone out rather than voting for someone they want in. Perpignan seems to be a harbinger of things to come where many voters chose not to block out the National Rally, and for now, life is good and not quite the hell they … Continue reading Macron might not be able to rely on people voting for him simply to block the far-right.