Category Archives: French Politics

Jeremy Ascendant

When Jeremy Corbyn spoke in Parliament yesterday, it came in the wake of the stodgy Queen’s speech, when the 91 year old monarch, hopefully the last of her line, read the Government’s program in front of an assemblage of peers … Continue reading

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The Macron Majority

Following the French presidential election was much more exciting than following the French legislative elections. Following the first round last week, today’s results have made things very clear; the results are disappointing for the left. The president’s party, La République … Continue reading

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Monsieur Mélenchon

I’d never bet cash on anything before the first round of the French presidential election this year.  I threw down, in total, a hundred bucks on Jean Luc Mélenchon winning the whole affair.  Had he only made it through to the … Continue reading

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