Emmanuel Macron

France’s Macron Makes Concessions while ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Continue

France’s Macron Makes Concessions while ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Continue

December 10, 2018

Militant “yellow vest” protests continue in France, despite President Macron’s efforts to offer concessions

France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Emerged Spontaneously, without Leadership

December 10, 2018

Prof. Jean Bricmont explains that the ‘yellow vest’ movement is an expression of decades of frustration with declining living standards due to the dismantling of France’’ welfare state

French President Macron Praises Nazi-Collaborating Leader, Whitewashing World War I Bloodbath

French President Macron Praises Nazi-Collaborating Leader, Whitewashing World War I Bloodbath

November 10, 2018

France’s centrist President Macron ignited a firestorm for praising Nazi collaborator leader Philippe Pétain for his role in World War I. Historian Adam Hochschild argues war resisters are the real heroes who should be honored, as Trump visits Paris to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI

Emmanuel Macron in Africa

July 9, 2018
France's neoliberal President Emmanuel Macron has repeatedly told people in Nigeria, Algeria, and beyond to just "move on" after a century of murderous colonialism. Activist Baba Aye speaks with TRNN's Ben Norton about the ongoing harms of imperialism and neo-colonialism in Africa

After France Condemns Israel’s Killings in Gaza, French Police Obstruct Freedom Flotilla

June 19, 2018

Human Rights Activist Claude Leostic Accuses Emmanuel Macron’s Government of “Political Harassment”

Economic Update: Standing Up

June 18, 2018

This week: Updates on China’s growing life expectancy; Ireland’s vote on abortion; the reality of unemployment in the U.S.; why Amazon offers a “quitting” bonus; Johnson and Johnson putting profits before public health; die-ins at Publix succeed; Macron gets union backlash; Poor People’s Campaign exposes US poverty; Canada joins the race to the bottom; and…

French Politicians Shift Blame for Anti-Semitism onto Muslims

French Politicians Shift Blame for Anti-Semitism onto Muslims

May 1, 2018

French politicians and celebrities signed a manifesto blaming French Muslims for anti-semitism in France. Yasser Louati addresses the hypocrisy in France’s human-rights discourse

Saudi Dictator Dines with French President as Yemenis Starve

April 17, 2018

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited France to sign $18 billion in agreements, while Algerian journalist Akram Belkaid says the catastrophic war on Yemen is barely even mentioned