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Le Pen in Moscow for high level talks

Marine Le Pen, the leader of the Western world’s strongest nationalist movement (the National Front), was in Moscow today to meet with high ranking government officials. 72 more words

Geopolitics

The Law System led to the Revolution, and condemning its failure leads to ... redemption? Antoine Rault's gamble

Tonight I attended Antoine Rault’s play, Le Système: an account of the first credit bubble and crash in French history (an event initiated by the Scottish economist John Law, and which transpired during the Regency in 1719-21). 363 more words

French Revolution

Frigate to be considered by Canada fires its first missiles

The design for DCNS’s new multi-mission frigates (FREMM) will be offered by the company to the Canadian government as the basis for the Canadian Surface Combatant. 240 more words

Defence Watch

Front national, Le Petit Journal and freedom of press.

French Front national really changed, it is so obvious and Marine Le Pen keeps claiming it. The far right movement female leader keeps saying to anybody who wants to believe her, her party is clean and got rid of parasites who tarnished her new image, as her father and FN co-founder, Jean-Marie Le Pen, recently. 506 more words

French Politics

Hollande's self-congratulatory smile

Source: http://bcove.me/752h4euo

24 secs into this AFP clip, François Hollande is sporting a cocky attitude and displaying a smile fit for a toothpaste advert.

I suppose that it is because the French, who have just signed a contract with the ruler of Qatar, must have beaten somebody else to the game of selling their expensive war toys to undemocratic regimes. 311 more words

'Oppositional'

Femen Protests Against Marine Le Pen.

Femen Protest Disrupt French Far-Right May Day Rally.

Femen crashes Marine Le Pen’s May Day Front National speech. (Deutsche Welle)

Three Femen activists have disrupted Marine Le Pen’s planned May Day speech in Paris, with slogans like “Heil Le Pen” and “Stop Fascism” painted on their bare chests.

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