The European Union is in the midst of concluding a free trade deal with Mercosur, the trade bloc also known as the South American Common Market. Its members are Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela (which has been suspended since December 2016). Current associate countries are Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, and Suriname. Mercosur […]
It’s rare that the likes of Emmanuel Macron is compared to Roger Stone. But Stone’s cardinal rule, “In order to win, you must do everything,” very much applies to the French president. And the latest political alliance he’s struck ahead of the upcoming European elections only reinforces that.
When a country joins the European Union, it has to accept the “four freedoms,” namely the free movement of capital, goods, services, and people. This is different from a European treaty that exists independently of the EU: the Schengen agreement.
French President Emmanuel Macron has called for the renegotiation of the Schengen agreement, which guarantees the right to free movement between the signatory countries in Europe. Paired with some of his other statements, this demonstrates how hypocritical France’s head of state can really be.
Last week, France’s Yellow Vest movement entered its 23rd week. While the movement’s ranks have thinned, the government’s reaction to hasten its demise have been Orwellian. On Saturday, things got worse.
In a desperate attempt to push back against the “yellow vest” demonstrations in France, President Emmanuel Macron and his party are restricting the right to protest.
“Victoire”. Desde muchos puntos de vista, las protestas de chalecos amarillos de Francia han sido las más exitosas de su tipo en décadas. Esto se debe a que lograron directamente derogar una medida política específica. Para muchas protestas, podríamos atribuir algún tipo de efecto a sus cantos y tambores, pero también suponemos que fue solo […]
Click down below to see my latest video on EU Updates. I’m giving my view on why French president Emmanuel Macron needs to go.
Brussels has woken back up; but it’s not only the trams and metros that are seeing themselves filled to the last remaining standing spot, the political machinery has also been rebooted. For French president Emmanuel Macron, the pitch is out for his EU reforms; but unlike last time, the EU now has other priorities.
French president Emmanuel Macron had to endure significant criticism this week for implying that French welfare expenditure is “insane.” Instead of going after him for telling the truth, French people should hold Macron accountable for the fact that he is doing nothing to end it.