Electoral blow to EU globalists: Macron dissolves France’s National Assembly

Electoral blow to EU globalists: Macron dissolves France’s National Assembly

by WorldTribune Staff, June 9, 2024 Contract With Our Readers President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday dissolved France’s National Assembly after Marine Le Pen’s conservative National Rally party trounced Macron’s forces in European Union elections that according to exit polls maintained the momentum of anti-immigration and populist forces in other key EU states including Germany and […]

EU war of independence: Farage surges, Italy shocks, Merkel crisis

EU war of independence: Farage surges, Italy shocks, Merkel crisis

by WorldTribune Staff, May 27, 2019 “A new Europe is born,” Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini declared after his Lega Nord (League) Party surged to victory in Italy’s European Union vote. “I am proud that the League is participating in this new European renaissance,” Salvini said. The League’s triumph was one of many for nationalists […]

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 […]

Terrorism in France credited with rightward turn by millennials

Terrorism in France credited with rightward turn by millennials

by WorldTribune Staff, December 28, 2016 Mass casualty terror attacks and high unemployment are driving French millennials toward a conservative party typically labeled ultra-right by the media. Marine Le Pen’s National Front is the political party with the most support among French citizens aged 18-34, according to a report released by polling organization Odoxa on […]

Light-hearted Brexit champ Farage describes heavy threats from intolerant Left

Light-hearted Brexit champ Farage describes heavy threats from intolerant Left

by WorldTribune Staff, November 27, 2016 British Independence Party leader and Brexit champion Nigel Farage “can’t go anywhere” these days without being physically threatened by angry leftists. The 52-year-old father of four, whose family was chased out of a pub and had their car attacked by protesters last year, said the “aggro” had become worse […]

Marine Le Pen, Geert Wilders surf the anti-globalist wave after Brexit, Trump victory

Marine Le Pen, Geert Wilders surf the anti-globalist wave after Brexit, Trump victory

by WorldTribune Staff, November 13, 2016 Anti-globalism forces are on a roll and leaders of such movements in Europe are looking to ride the wave of momentum created by Donald Trump to a revolutionary new order. Trump’s victory is “the emergence of a new world,” said Marine Le Pen, leader of France’s National Front. “It’s […]

Hollande on an ‘assertive’ religion: France ‘has a problem with Islam’

Hollande on an ‘assertive’ religion: France ‘has a problem with Islam’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 13, 2016 “Nobody doubts” the fact that France “has a problem with Islam,” French President Francois Hollande told the authors of a new book. In the book, titled “A President Shouldn’t Say This…,” the Socialist president also said there is “too much” unwanted immigration in the country. “I think there are […]

Twilight for two once-great civilizations

Twilight for two once-great civilizations

Jeffrey T. Kuhner France’s decay serves as a warning to America. For centuries, Paris was the cradle of Western civilization. The French, however, have hit hard times. Their country is dying, and most French citizens don’t seem to care. This threatens to be our fate as well. France’s first-round presidential elections were held on Sunday. […]

Sarko, the waffle and the future of France

Sarko, the waffle and the future of France

Wesley Pruden Nothing focuses a politician’s mind like staring at oblivion, and reluctantly contemplating himself at the center of that dark and dreary place. Though it may be too late to save himself, Nicolas Sarkozy is scared contrite and humble, a remarkable precedent for a French president. On the eve of Sunday’s voting, he offered […]