1-day French election with paper ballots: Macron re-elected as Le Pen concedes

1-day French election with paper ballots: Macron re-elected as Le Pen concedes

by WorldTribune Staff, April 24, 2022 French President Emmanuel Macron was re-elected on Sunday after populist opponent Marine Le Pen conceded following Sunday’s second round of voting. Macron’s victory makes him the first French president in 20 years to win a second term. Projections showed Macron winning about 58% of the vote, against Le Pen’s […]

French election countdown: Macron vs Le Pen; Davos vs farmers markets

French election countdown: Macron vs Le Pen; Davos vs farmers markets

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler France faces a dilemma. Does a successful and prosperous West European state wish to gamble with its future? Or does that state, feeling the popular anxiety from high food and fuel prices, crime and a constricting COVID pandemic, still hold to the status quo? Now with the second […]

America still a beacon of liberty in a world gone mad . . . for now

America still a beacon of liberty in a world gone mad . . . for now

Special to WorldTribune.com Dennis Prager Under the pretext of public health, the soul of what is known as the Free West has left most Western countries. Looking at the government overreach and abuses of power in virtually every other Western nation, one can only conclude that America truly is the last free man standing. Here […]

The ‘French Trump’ announces his run for the presidency

The ‘French Trump’ announces his run for the presidency

by WorldTribune Staff, December 23, 2021 Several candidates are expected to challenge incumbent French President Emmanuel Macron in April’s election. One of them, Eric Zemmour, has been referred to as the “French Trump.” Zemmour said he believes “it is no longer time to reform France. It is time to save it.” He wants to end […]

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 […]

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