Tag: Charles de Gaulle

French parliament

The French Need To Talk To Each Other

The French, who have historically been the forerunners of political change in Europe, surprised their neighbours in the presidential election (April 10 and 24,2022) and the legislative elections (June 12 and 19,2022). Only 47% of voters participated in the fourth round, a very surprising result in a country with a […]

Elysée Palace

The French: Citizens Or Mere Voters?

Far from being interested in the competition between political parties, Thierry Meyssan analyses the confusion that reigns in the debate of ideas and that prevents the country’s problems from being addressed. According to him, if France’s difficulties are the same as almost everywhere in the West, it must also face the unresolved imbroglios of the Mitterrand era. To continue its march, the country must not only clarify its vocabulary and redefine its identity, but above all restore the popular sovereignty, the citizenship, that it has abandoned.

Macron against tortures

No More Torture Says France

France is now purging itself of the crimes against humanity committed during the Algerian War. Nations, like people, need to occasionally cleanse their spirit of foul deeds and crimes. But not so the United States where the White House and Congress have become cheerleaders for torture.