Category: Europe

Europe: Macron Holds Onto Power

On Sunday evening, as the minutes ticked by until 8 PM, when the French polls would close and the results of the presidential election would be announced, a correspondent for the English-language service of France 24 stood outside Emmanuel Macron’s campaign headquarters and said that the 1300-odd international journalists who were gathered there exuded an “optimism” that the incumbent “has this in the bag.” And once again the French forgo an opportunity to change course…

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Flipping France: Will Populism Finally Triumph In France’s Election?

✪ The result of the first round of the presidential election has confronted France with the prospect of power in the hands of Marine Le Pen, the far-right populist leader. She is only two to four points behind President Emmanuel Macron in the lead-up to the second round, a very different scenario from five years ago, when Macron, then an aspiring young leader, defeated Mrs. Le Pen handily...

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Economics: The World Catastrophe Wrought By The Covid Lockdowns

✪ The latest index of world food prices was released by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on April 8th. The FAO’s Food Price Index climbed to 159.3 in March, which in real terms is roughly double its level in 2000, about 80% above its 2019 level, and the highest since records began in 1961...

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Pope Francis Abandons The Cross Of Christ On Easter To Appease Muslims

Pope Francis, a leading advocate of Doormat Christianity, is at it again. Although it is traditional for papal podiums to depict the crucifix, during his recent visit to the island of Malta, Pope Francis ditched the cross lest it offend Muslim migrants.  As the archdiocese of Malta openly admitted, “The podium will not be adorned with a crucifix, given that the majority of migrants are Muslim.”

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The Thought Police: Germany Conducts Massive Raids Over Online ‘Insults’ Against Politicians

On Tuesday, German federal police conducted mass raids across 13 states over online ‘insults’ levied against politicians. A large number of apartments and houses were raided in Germany on Tuesday as Federal police in the country look to arrest & prosecute those who made allegedly hateful remarks against elected officials online…

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