The Canadian Progressive: Macron and Trudeau shouldn’t be so proud of appointing women to their Cabinets

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron are obviously proud of the fact that they’ve both appointed gender-parity Cabinets. For Malliga Och, an Assistant Professor of Global Studies and Languages at Idaho State University, what’s more important for achieving meaningful gender equity is that women control key political resources. The post Macron ...

Montreal Simon: Emmanuel Macron and the New French Revolution

It was a beautiful sight. Tens of thousands of people waving red, white, and blue flags,  cheering Emmanuel Macron, France's newest and youngest president, after his victory over the far-right demagogue Marine Le Pen. Emmanuel Macron, a youthful former investment banker, handily won France’s presidential election on Sunday, defeating the staunch nationalist Marine Le Pen after ...