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Emmanuel Macron

  1. covid-19
    Second Coronavirus Wave Propels European Countries Into Lockdown 2.0France, Germany announce lockdowns that will last at least a month. “We no longer have control of the spread of the virus,” Chancellor Merkel warned.
  2. covid-19
    European Union Passes U.S. in Active Coronavirus CasesThe continent’s progress in battling the virus has stalled badly.
  3. foreign policy
    Trump’s Plan to Make the World Respect America Is Succeeding — on His TermsTrump doesn’t care about global respect. He cares about appeasing his supporters.
  4. politics
    Biden Ad Mocks Trump for Getting Laughed at by World LeadersFor years, Trump has said the world is laughing at the U.S. Now it’s laughing at him.
  5. nato
    Watch Justin Trudeau and Emmanuel Macron Appear to Make Fun of President TrumpIn a video published by the CBC, Justin Trudeau and Emmanuel Macron appear to ridicule the president for his tendency to ramble.
  6. the national interest
    Macron Uses Toddler Reverse Psychology Trick to Fool Trump Into Supporting NATOPresident who railed against Western alliance decides he loves it after being scolded by his rival.
  7. foreign affairs
    Bolsonaro Wants Macron Apology Before Accepting Help Fighting Amazon FiresThe demand comes after Macron lashed out at Bolsonaro, who pretty much called the French President’s wife ugly.
  8. online extremism
    White House Refuses to Sign Accord to Fight Online Extremism After ChristchurchThe administration said that the “best tool to defeat terrorist speech is productive speech,” which is about as helpful as “thoughts and prayers.”
  9. socialism
    French Socialist Édouard Louis on Failed Centrism and the Rise of AOCThe author of Who Killed My Father talks about “what we create, how we affect people’s bodies.”
  10. world view
    Macron Wanted to Lead the World. Now He’s Struggling to Lead France.Despite positioning himself as a foil to Trump and a leader on climate change, Macron will be lucky if he can quell France’s yellow vest protests.
  11. france
    What Will Follow Emmanuel Macron?France’s yellow vests are right to be angry, and the French left must be ready to answer them.
  12. global politics
    France’s Yellow Vest Protests Are a Backlash Against More Than Macron’s Fuel TaxThe tax may have been the spark, but the deeper cause is a feeling that Macron’s centrist policies aren’t doing enough to address inequality.
  13. diplomacy
    Don’t Get Donald Trump Started About France“They were starting to learn German in Paris before the U.S. came along,” Trump said, on the anniversary of the 2015 Paris attacks.
  14. The French Are Fuming at Macron for Buddying Up to Trump“France should bang its fist on the table rather than go courting Donald Trump,” one French lawmaker complained.
  15. Trump Withdraws United States From Iran Nuclear DealThe president’s decision to pull out of a nuclear agreement — that Tehran was complying with — throws America’s relations with Europe into turmoil.
  16. Macron Takes Not-So-Subtle Shots at Trump in Speech to CongressOn climate, trade, and multilateralism, the French president made it clear he disagrees with Trump.
  17. foreign policy
    Europe Reveals Its Latest Strategy for Managing TrumpIt’s a two-pronged affair with Emmanuel Macron leading the charm offensive and Angela Merkel talking tough.
  18. Macron Says He Convinced Trump to Stay in Syria for the Long RunThough he just called for a withdrawal of U.S. troops.
  19. France to Ban Oil and Gas Drilling by 2040Emmanuel Macron wants to “Make Our Planet Great Again.”
  20. select all
    Will Somebody Please Teach Trump How to Shake Hands Like a HumanHis most recent shake, with France’s Emmanuel Macron, seemed to last forever.
  21. Trump Defends Don Jr. and Says ‘We’ll See’ on Paris Accords at Macron PresserAt a press conference in Paris, he couldn’t escape the big controversy here at home.
  22. Trump Says Globalism Is a Threat to ‘the West.’ Macron Says Trump Is.Ahead of Trump’s visit to Paris, the French president says that the Western world has been “cracking up since the American election.”
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    There’s Overlap Between Bots Trying to Manipulate American and French ElectionsBut what does it mean?
  24. Macron’s Party Wins Clear Majority in French ParliamentEn Marche defeated the two establishment parties, though turnout was at a record low.
  25. international affairs
    Macron Invites Putin to France, Challenges Him on Syria and ‘Fake News’He called Russia Today and Sputnik “organs of influence and propaganda.”
  26. Europe Greets Trump With Protests, an Awkward Handshake, and Chocolate MousseFrench President Emmanuel Macron tried to out alpha the alpha.
  27. select all
    Dubious Macron Leaks Linked to Infamous Neo-Nazi Hacker-Troll WeevThe faked records came from a server that also hosts a white-supremacist website.
  28. international affairs
    Liberals Should Still Be Worried About FranceMacron won big over a right-wing nationalist in France’s election. That was the easy part.
  29. international affairs
    Centrist Macron Defeats Far-Right Le Pen in French Presidential ElectionThe European political Establishment exhales.
  30. french presidential race
    On Eve of French Presidential Election, Macron Campaign Claims It Was HackedSome security experts believe the attack came from the same Russia-linked hackers who sought to disrupt the U.S. election.
  31. french elections
    The French Presidential Debate Was Shades of Trump-ClintonVicious insults, an overwhelmed moderator, and talk about Hitler.
  32. roundup
    What Pundits Are Saying About the French ElectionEmmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen are headed into a historic race.
  33. international affairs
    French Election Proves Politics As Usual Aren’t Dead YetStill, there’s no question that the voting public across the West is terribly alienated from their governments.
  34. The (American) Idiot’s Guide to the French ElectionA quick primer on France’s tight four-way race between a neo-fascist, a socialist, a Catholic reactionary and a centrist outsider.