France’s Macron Buys Into China’s Rights Vision

Expand Composite showing French President Emmanuel Macron (L) and the Dalai Lama (R). Images © 2017 Reuters It was lofty – and tough – rhetoric from French President Emmanuel Macron: in August 2017, he asserted that his country’s diplomatic and economic interests with China “cannot…

Trump wipes dandruff off visiting French President Macron…

Trump wipes dandruff off visiting French President Macron… (First column, 3rd story, link) Related stories:BON APPETIT! THE FIRST TRUMP STATE DINNER…GUEST LIST…Vive La Bromance: Hugs, Handshakes Galore…Call for NEW nuke deal with Iran…Melania shroud of invisibility lifts… Advertise here VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Trump wipes…

Macron To Trump: “You Make Trade War Against Everyone, Come On…You Need Allies”

French President Emmanuel Macron, the self-styled great persuader and “Trump whisperer”, is facing a monumental task when he arrives in Washington DC on Monday: Convince President Trump to grant the EU a permanent exemption to the steel and aluminum tariffs the US unveiled last month….

US Sub That Attacked Syria “Not Welcome” Back To Italy

Authored by Darius Shahtamasebi via TheAntiMedia.com, The U.S. nuclear submarine that helped U.S., U.K., and French forces commit an act of war against Syria last week is no longer welcome near the waters of Italy’s largest seaports, Newsweek reports. Citing Italian newspaper La Repubblica, Newsweek reported that Naples Mayor Luigi…

France: Bill Could Undermine Asylum Seekers’ Rights

(Paris) – A bill before the French Parliament on immigration and asylum could jeopardize access to protection and should be revised, Human Rights Watch said today. The National Assembly will examine the bill in the week of April 16, 2018, and the Senate in May….

Russia Responds: “We Are Being Threatened. A Predesigned Scenario Is Being Implemented”

After the a joint force of US, French and UK fighter jets and ship launched an attack which as Mattis said, “used a little over double the number of weapons this year than we used last year”, and amid unconfirmed reports that the Syrian air…

The Looming Mortgage Liquidity Crisis

Authored by Doug French via The Mises Institute, Every 10 years or so there is a banking crisis. We are due. However, the furthest thing from most people’s minds with the Trump boom is a banking/financial crisis, except for a few folks at the Brookings…

Trump To Expel “Dozens Of Russian Diplomats” In Response To Skripal Poisoning

On Friday, French President Emmanuel Macron and German leader Angela Merkel said that following a meeting of the European Council, that UK PM Theresa May had shared “proof” of Russia’s involvement in the assassination attempt against former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, “convincing”…

French Voters Turn On Macron: Violence Erupts On Paris Streets As Workers Protest Labor Reforms

That didn’t take long. Less than a year after French President Emmanuel Macron rode a wave of reformist optimism to the Elysee Palace, France’s vast body of public-sector workers have turned against the country’s youngest-ever president as his attempts to loosen France’s restrictive labor laws…

Former French President Sarkozy Arrested “Over Campaign Financing”

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was arrested on Tuesday morning in connection with a probe into the financing of his successful 2007 presidential run which allegedly included funding from late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi. Sarkozy – who was president of France from 2007 until 2012…