Trump’s break with G7 climate consensus caused melt-down in polite society

Trump’s break with G7 climate consensus caused melt-down in polite society

by WorldTribune Staff, May 30, 2017 At the Group of 7 (G7) summit, agreeing to disagree on shared convictions so strongly-held that they approach religious fervor is not an option. It is simply not cool. Therefore, when U.S. President Donald Trump broke ranks on the Paris Agreement climate accord over the weekend at G7, sophisticates […]

In France, a showdown debate: ‘Parasite’ Marine Le Pen vs ‘smirking banker’ Macron

In France, a showdown debate: ‘Parasite’ Marine Le Pen vs ‘smirking banker’ Macron

by WorldTribune Staff, May 4, 2017 Populist candidate Marine Le Pen, in a televised debate on May 3, referred to her centrist opponent Emmanuel Macron as a “smirking banker” who was firmly in the pocket of German Chancellor Angela Merkel. “. . . The reality, you went to see Mrs. Merkel, you went to ask […]

French economist who predicted Trump win is betting on Le Pen

French economist who predicted Trump win is betting on Le Pen

by WorldTribune Staff, April 21, 2017 The Hong Kong-based economist who was one of the very few to publicly predict Donald Trump’s election victory is betting on Marine Le Pen winning in France. Charles Gave, founder of asset-allocation consultancy GaveKal Research, told Bloomberg the markets are underpricing Le Pen’s chances and not considering backlash in […]

French socialist candidate’s gaffe seen boosting Marine Le Pen’s presidential campaign

French socialist candidate’s gaffe seen boosting Marine Le Pen’s presidential campaign

by WorldTribune Staff, February 20, 2017 National Front presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is rising in the polls after socialist candidate Emmanuel Macron sparked a major uproar by calling French colonialism a “crime against humanity.” Analysts say Macron all but handed Le Pen “an electoral gift.” A Feb. 20 OpinionWay poll showed Le Pen with […]

France first: Le Pen sides with Trump and Brexit against globalization, militant Islam

France first: Le Pen sides with Trump and Brexit against globalization, militant Islam

by WorldTribune Staff, February 6, 2017 A France enslaved to the European Union risks losing its identity to globalism and Islamic fundamentalism, National Front party candidate Marine Le Pen said on Feb. 5 as she formally launched her presidential campaign. “There will be no other laws and values in France but French,” Le Pen said. […]