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If France Can Reject Wokeness, So Can We

February 19, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ An interesting piece in The New York Times highlights a ferocious blowback against woke ideas in France. Yes, France. “The threat is said to be existential,” foreign correspondent Norimitsu Onishi writes, adding: It fuels secessionism. Gnaws at national unity. Abets Islamism. Attacks France’s intellectual and cultural heritage. The threat? ‘Certain social […]

French Protesters Didn’t Want Macron’s Gas Tax. They Should Reject His Climate Agenda.

November 27, 2019 by

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By Nicolas Loris and Douglas Blair ~ A year ago this month, the “yellow vest” protests began in France. More than 300,000 men and women took to the streets of Paris, Lyon, and Toulouse dressed in bright yellow safety vests. They marched largely in opposition to a proposed fuel tax, arguing that gas prices in France […]

In France And The US, A Tale Of 2 Energy Policies

December 7, 2018 by

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By Kay Coles James (President of The Heritage Foundation) ~ When it comes to the energy and climate policies of the United States and France, there’s a clear fork in the road. If the past few weeks were any indication, families would rather take the path that avoids expensive, ineffective climate policies. The Trump EPA […]

France Needs Swamp Drained. Who Is Its Trump?

January 31, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ France needs its own Donald Trump, promising to “drain the swamp”. The conservative candidate in France’s presidential election, former prime minister Francois Fillon, is being investigated over alleged scams involving $850,000 paid to his wife for work she did not do. Good news for the far Right’s Marine Le Pen, another […]