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France: President François Hollande Selflessly Decides Not to Face Humiliation.

Bye-Bye Hollande.

French President François Hollande said on Thursday he would not seek re-election next year, bowing to historically low approval ratings after a troubled term in power. 857 more words

European Left

What is the usual turnout for primaries?

I have previously written about how the Australian Labor Party’s community preselection trials had turnout usually between 2-5% of the electorate. It prompted me to wonder whether it was the normal level of turnout for a primary or an anomaly. 1,078 more words

Australian Labor Party

A French Terror-Politik?

A French Terror-Politik?

Dr Sami Everett reflects on French politics and policy-making in the six months since the November 13th attacks.

It has been a little over six months since the Friday 13th November Paris attacks. 1,387 more words

French Socialists Face Crisis as Leading Supporters Launch Frontal Attack on Valls Government.

Trop, c’est trop: Enough is Enough!

The publication of  SORTIR DE L’IMPASSE signed by 17 leading left figures, headed by Martine Aubry, and including  centrist Green, Daniel Cohn-Bendit (MEP), Socialist MPs, Yann Galut, Chaynesse Khirouni, Christian Paul) and intellectuels et économistes Michel Vieworka, Daniel Cohen) is shaking the French political scene. 1,037 more words

European Left

Dieu n'a pas interdit de sourire. 20 février 2016. Le travail de maman.

NDLRB. Les lignes qui suivent ne sont pas forcément trés subtiles; de plus il est recommandé de ne pas tirer  sur une ambulance , mais après  tout, elles témoignent  aussi d’une époque et  indiquent  clairement  ce  que  l’on y pensait  du  gouvernement de la république. 201 more words

Société Traditionnelle

Jean-Luc Mélenchon, Man of Destiny, Announces Presidential Bid to Lead France.

Mélenchon: Man of Destiny.

Jean-Luc Melenchon announces 2017 France presidency bid

Jean-Luc Mélenchon annonce sa candidature à l’élection présidentielle.

(Freely Translated)

Mélenchon intends to represent a “France proud of being rebellious.” 489 more words

European Left