Even if it came against a divisive and disliked opponent, Emmanuel Macron’s victory over Marine Le Pen represented substantial support for his policy platform. His proposed reforms may be popular, but the youngest president in the history of the French Republic, who ran as an independent promising major change, has a major problem to overcome […]
The 9th of May is supposed to mark a celebratory day for the European Union, congratulating itself for peace and unity in Europe. On May 9th 1950, Robert Schuman, then Foreign minister of France, set out his so-called Schuman Plan, which suggested that Germany and France should ease the sharing of strategic resources like coal in […]
French political pundits were relieved on Sunday night: the presidential candidate supported by a large majority of newspapers and TV stations and all the establishment political parties had won entrance to the Elysée Palace. Emmanuel Macron will be the youngest president of the Fifth Republic and the first since Valéry Giscard D’Estaing who is not affiliated with either […]
In Mid-January, the OECD published a report entitled “New Health Technologies: Managing Access, Value and Sustainability“, which analysed the regulations in the field of pharmaceutical innovation. This report is most interesting when it comes to identifying problems related to state intervention, but fails to draw the appropriate conclusions. One of the greatest demonstrations of the […]
On Sunday I reported live from Paris on the results of the French presidential election, for the Freedom Today Network. A small technical issue was that that the live Facebook broadcast was recorded in vertical. You can check out my commentary down below:
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In about two years, the United Kingdom will officially leave the European Union, and commentators around the continent are speculating about which country will be next. In Western Europe eyes are on France and the Netherlands, as both have strong Euroskeptic movements, bolstered by anti-immigration parties. But to identify the larger but creeping threat to […]
I had the pleasure to talk to Stephen Kent from the Young Voices podcast about the French elections and the bigger picture of European politics.
It’s not looking good for Marine Le Pen’s presidential campaign. The latest polls show the National Front leader at 41 percent against the independent Emmanuel Macron, who’s expected to handily win the presidential runoff on Sunday.
I’ve been invited on BackWordz Live for a debate with BeingLibertarian.com contributor Bric Butler about the French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen. You can check out the full video down below: