Tagged: France

France: Chaos or a New Social Compact?

At the end of the parade, a few dozen people release yellow balloons into the sky and distribute leaflets saying “The yellow vests are not dead.” The police disperse them, quickly and firmly. Moments...

Decoding les Gilet Jaunes

The yellow vests movement popularly known as les Gilet Jaunes enters its sixth week, making it one of the largest protests in the recent history of France. These protests are the result of growing...

Macron popularity plummets at home as he pushes globalism on world stage

Macron popularity plummets at home as he pushes globalism on world stage

French President Emmanuel Macron has presented himself as the international leader defending multilateralism and globalism against the rising forces of nationalism — but at home, he is facing a bleaker political outlook and plummeting poll numbers....