France’s difficulty accepting the ever-growing phenomenon globalisation is hardly a hidden facet of France’s political outlook, yet it found itself well and truly brought to the fore during the 2017 Presidential election campaign. So what are the real reasons for this French resistance to globalisation?
Part 2 reviewing Hollande’s highly unpopular 5 year term as French President. This article attempts to cut through the sea of criticisms in order to appreciate the positive work realised by Hollande and his government.
Part 1 of a two-part piece reflecting the presidency of François Hollande following his recent departure from the Elysée. Today, an analysis of Hollande’s cataclysimic failure to convince the French public of his presidential credentials during his 5 year presidential term.
After a fairly successful campaign for Marine Le Pen in her quest to master the art of shrugging off scandal and in her program of dédiabolisation (literally removing the devil) of her far-right party the Front National, Le Pen finishes her 1st round campaign in hot water. So is everything she has so far managed to dodge finally catching up with her?