Emmanuel Macron

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

Britain Helps France Build a Wall to Stop Refugees

January 25, 2018

Britain will pay £44.5 million to establish anti-refugee security on French soil

Macron Leans Further Right as His Popularity Tanks

October 8, 2017

As French President Emmanuel Macron continues his push for a stronger EU, it’s becoming ‘very clear that his agenda is a traditionally right-wing, pro-business agenda,’ says author and journalist Laura Raim

France

September 7, 2017
Recently elected French president Emmanuel Macron makes another run at Labor reform, which protests defeated several times before. CEPR’s Dean Baker explains that the measures, if passed, will not boost France’s economy