Category Archives: France

Can Emmanuel Macron Stem the Populist Tide?

Lauren Collin in the New Yorker – France’s young President is now Europe’s most forceful progressive. But violence at home and the success of right-wing parties throughout the Continent threaten his ambitions. Continue reading…

Posted in Emmanuel Macron, European Union, France

Unmusical Chairs

By Rebecca Solnit in Harper’s It’s often forgotten that the idea of the political spectrum—of politics having a left and right—has a physical origin. It comes from the seating arrangements at the National Assembly of 1789, the first year of … Continue reading

Posted in France, government, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Sub-Saharan African Immigrants in the U.S. Are Often More Educated Than Those in Top European Destinations

Sub-Saharan immigrants in the United States are also more highly educated than U.S. native-born population By Monica Anderson and Phillip Connor of the Pew Research Center As the annual number of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa to both the United States … Continue reading

Posted in France, Geopolitical, Immigrants, Italy, Portugal, Sub-Sahara, United Kingdom, United States