Macron and Le Pen: Two Faces of the Same Con

Re-posted with permission from NEWS JUNKIE POST By Gilbert Mercier May 1, 2017 at 5:52 am It is sad that a nation defined by a great revolution has come to this: the docile copycat of a pseudo-ideological struggle at play elsewhere between globalism and nationalism. It is sad that in the country of Danton, Mirabeau, Montesquieu and […]

Far-right Front National surges in French presidential election polls by

By Kumaran Ira and Alex Lantier 25 February 2017 Little more than nine weeks before the first round of the French presidential election on April 23, neo-fascist Front National (FN) candidate Marine Le Pen is consolidating her lead over her main rivals. According to recent surveys, she will easily qualify for the May 7 runoff, […]

The Collapse of Western Democracy — Paul Craig Roberts

The Collapse of Western Democracy By Paul Craig Roberts Democracy no longer exists in the West. In the US powerful private interest groups, such as the military-security complex, Wall Street, the Israel Lobby, agribusiness and the extractive industries of energy, timber and mining, have long exercised more control over government than the people. But now […]

The motive for the attacks in Paris and Brussels by Thierry Meyssan

We don’t yet know who ordered the attacks in Paris and Brussels. Several potential leads have been mentioned, but only the hypothesis of an operation decided by Turkey has any serious backing. Thierry Meyssan describes the secret conflict which, for the last five years, has haunted the relations between the European Union, France and Turkey. […]

French Fury Explodes with Echoes of 1968

Riot police clashing with striking workers, students shutting down universities, teargas and cars torched in the streets – the mayhem this past week in France evoked memories of 1968, the tumultuous year when mass protests threatened to overthrow a French government back then. The public fury last week in France boiled over into ugly scenes in several […]

France Flogs Soul for $3bn Saudi Arms Deal

Now we know how France secured a $3 billion arms deal from Saudi Arabia – by bestowing a senior Saudi prince with the Legion of Honor. For many French citizens the Legion of Honor symbolizes France’s national soul. And now the French government has put a grubby price tag on it. The move by Paris […]

The French “Patriot Act”: Why is France Extending Its State of Emergency? From Pseudo-Democracy to Dictatorship

Clamping Down on Freedom of Expression. President Francois Hollande, whose legitimacy stems from nothing buta fraudulent multiparty electoral system, has repeatedly abused his authority since taking office in 2012 by waging illegal wars in foreign countries (i.e., Mali, Syria) without consulting his electors. [1] He recently failed to confer with them when his Socialist government responded to […]

Dubbed «Queen of Europe», German Chancellor Stands on Shaky Ground Before Crucial EU Summit

Some time ago the world saw German Chancellor Angela Merkel basking in the glory. The differences between East and West Germany were being effectively bridged. The country became much more tolerant with the Germans of Turkish descent rooted in mainstream society and making it to the top. The grand coalition between the Social Democrats and […]

The French Republic taken hostage

The war which has now spread to Paris is incomprehensible for those French citizens who are ignorant of practically all the secret activities of their government in the Arab world, of its unnatural alliances with the Gulf dictators, and its active participation in international terrorism. These policies have never been discussed in Parliament, and the […]

Who ordered the attack against Charlie Hebdo? by Thierry Meyssan

While many French react to the attack against Charlie Hebdo denouncing Islam and demonstrating in the streets, Thierry Meyssan points out that the jihadist interpretation is impossible. While it would be tempting for him to see it as an Al Qaeda or Daesh operation, he envisages another, much more dangerous hypothesis. this report, France 24 […]

U.S. law imposes itself on European territory

European governments most hypocritically claim that the mandate given to the European Commission to negotiate a transatlantic trade and investment partnership agreement with Washington falls within European law. Actually as with previous agreements such as Swift, data related to air passengers, and to tax evasion, the Commission has been told to suspend the application of […]

European Union attempts to sabotage Geneva-2

The Geneva Peace Conference 2 had to take place, despite the obstacles strewn by the enemies of Syria. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, who had invited Iran Monday night withdrew his invitation Tuesday morning. Indeed, the delegation of the Syrian opposition had responded by canceling its attendance. To justify his retraction, Ban hypocritically evoked Iran’s […]