Critics: Notre Dame cathedral being rebuilt as a ‘woke theme park’

Critics: Notre Dame cathedral being rebuilt as a ‘woke theme park’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 28, 2021 Wokeness has spread like the plague through much of Europe and now appears to have engulfed one of the most iconic Catholic churches in history. Construction on Notre Dame cathedral began in 1163. It was opened in 1345 and consecrated to the Virgin Mary. In 2019, the Paris landmark […]

Mass protests in Austria as government announces forced vaccinations: Nuremberg code violation?

Mass protests in Austria as government announces forced vaccinations: Nuremberg code violation?

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, November 22, 2021 Massive protests erupted across Europe last week as country after country continued to impose strict, freedom-killing restrictions on their citizens. One of the most restrictive measures of the pandemic yet was announced by Austria’s government on Friday. The government said it was implementing a full national lockdown and […]

Frustrated French summer: Nation divided over ‘health passes’

Frustrated French summer: Nation divided over ‘health passes’

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler PARIS — People are upset.  Many are frightened, and not surprisingly France is frustrated with the ever-changing Covid news and government rules which much like the weather reports keep changing personal, business and day-to-day plans. Now for the fourth weekend in a row, anti-vaccine pass demonstrations rocked France […]

French thought leaders protest ‘woke leftism’ and other imported ‘American-inspired social theories’

French thought leaders protest ‘woke leftism’ and other imported ‘American-inspired social theories’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 10, 2021 “Out-of-control leftism and cancel culture” from the United States is threatening the French identity, a group of prominent politicians and academics in France charged. American leftists’ woke ideology on race, gender, post-colonialism – especially those coming from U.S. universities – are undermining French society and are an attack on […]

Macron stands tall: France will not ‘erase’ its history or ‘take down any statue’

Macron stands tall: France will not ‘erase’ its history or ‘take down any statue’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 21, 2020 French President Emmanuel Macron said he will not allow rioters to destroy statues or “rewrite” France’s history. “We will be inflexible when it comes to tackling racism, anti-Semitism and discrimination, and new strong decisions will be made to reinforce the egality of chances,” Macron said, according to a translation […]

Coronavirus hits major European states three times harder than U.S.

Coronavirus hits major European states three times harder than U.S.

by WorldTribune Staff, April 14, 2020 Europe’s five most populated countries have a combined population of 324 million. The United States population is 330 million. Yet those five European nations, Germany, Great Britain, France, Italy and Spain have more than three times the coronavirus deaths as the U.S. As of Sunday morning, the U.S. had […]

French found 4 additional amino acids in coronavirus, enhancing transmission

French found 4 additional amino acids in coronavirus, enhancing transmission

by WorldTribune Staff, April 13, 2020 The Wuhan coronavirus has four more amino acids than other coronaviruses, making its transmission easier, according to a French research team which examined the gene sequence of COVID-19. The research team’s findings have led some in the research community to speculate about whether it is “synthetic” and whether China’s […]

Paris climate fail: Populist revolts at energy hikes, yawns from rogue states

Paris climate fail: Populist revolts at energy hikes, yawns from rogue states

by WorldTribune Staff, November 6, 2019 The Paris climate agreement, which was enacted in 2015 with the goal of reduced global emissions, is “flat failing” amid backlash over higher taxes in nations implementing the agreement while major polluters such as China and India ignore it, analysts say. The Trump administration filed formal paperwork Monday to […]

How did things go for the USA at the G7 in France? Depends on whom you ask

How did things go for the USA at the G7 in France? Depends on whom you ask

by WorldTribune Staff, August 28, 2019 If you were scanning U.S. corporate media, or visiting an airport, you would see report after report on how the G-7 Summit in France was an absolute disaster for President Donald Trump. The leftist talking heads reserved their most venom for Trump’s decision to skip the G-7 meeting on […]

View from Paris: American English, powered by free market forces, wins battle of the languages

View from Paris: American English, powered by free market forces, wins battle of the languages

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler PARIS — A long linguistic battle between French and English appears to have been settled; English won. Some twenty-five years after legislation to specifically defend use of the French language, and protect its patrimony throughout the land, what’s known as the Toubon law has become a quaint footnote. […]

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