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 ...

Montreal Simon: The French Hacking Attack and the Rebel Connection

With only 24 hours to go before the French presidential election, and Emmanuel Macron leading Marine Le Pen in the polls, this was hardly surprising. The campaign of the French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was hit on Friday by a large dump of leaked emails and other documents on a file-sharing website.Le Pen's neo-nazis are about ...

Trashy's World: Didn’t the French…

… get the memo that socialism is dead? I guess not. And combined with the Greek election results, this might prove to be very interesting as Germany pushes the austerity agenda… Wow. Europe is a train wreck, eh? Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario