After French win, Macron fields congratulations but has little time to bask in glory – The Washington Post

PARIS — Emmanuel Macron received congratulations from around the world — including Moscow — on Monday after French voters made the centrist political neophyte their new president and rejected anti-E. U. firebrand Marine Le Pen. But the raucous celebration among Macron supporters Sunday night — which also served as pep rally for the European Union […]

French election: Emmanuel Macron has defeated Marine Le Pen to become president of France before the age of 40 — Quartz

After all that was made about the rise of Marine Le Pen and her far-right National Front, and after an eleventh-hour campaign hacking that bears the hallmarks of Russian meddling in Western elections, France has chosen the 39-year-old Emmanuel Macron to succeed the 62-year-old François Hollande as president. So, what have you been doing with […]

I had a health crisis in France. I’m here to tell you that ‘socialized medicine’ is terrific – LA Times

On Sunday, March 29, 2015, two days after my 54th birthday, I came very close to dying. I was sitting in an armchair in my Paris apartment, reading a newspaper, when I became dizzy. The next thing I knew, my heart was beating violently. When the paramedics arrived, it was racing at 240 beats per […]

Can France Stem the Populist Tide? | Foreign Affairs

background image Marine Le Pen, French National Front political party leader and candidate for the French 2017 presidential election, attends the 2-day FN political rally to launch the presidential campaign in Lyon, France, February 2017. A New Political Dynamic The upcoming French presidential election offers a primer on the turbulent politics of our times. We […]

Trump Supporters Online Are Pretending To Be French To Manipulate France’s Election – BuzzFeed News

Your Post Has Been Launched! Fabulous! Don’t forget to share with your friends on Twitter and Facebook. 1. BuzzFeed News was recently given access to a chatroom called The Great Liberation of France, which is hosted on a Slack-like messaging platform called Discord. View this image › Discord ID: 10333712 2. The head of this […]