By: Rolando Astarita / Source: Rolando Astarita Blog / The Dawn News / July 12, 2017 In a previous article, I said the reduction of the weekly work schedule to 35 hours in France didn’t have a palpable effect on diminishing unemployment, and instead it flexibilized work relations. In this […]
The first exit polls and officials results put the “En Marche!” candidate as winner before Marine Le Pen.
Macron is elected president of France with the 60% of the votes, according to the first results. Source: TeleSur / The Dawn News / May 7, 2017 The centrist Emmanuel Macron, 39, was elected this Sunday as France’s president over far-right Marine Le Pen, according to estimations of polling organizations. […]
By: Ignacio Ramonet / Source: Le Monde Diplomatique Spanish / The Dawn News / May 2, 2017 The first surprise was… that there was no surprise. For once, the polls were not mistaken. In the UK’s Brexit and in the US election, polls had gotten it completely wrong. In France, however, weeks before the election, consulting companies had announced […]
By: Luis Casado / Source: Politika-La Pluma / April 20, 2017 Our colleagues from French news outlet “La Pluma” generously gave us the rights to republish this exclusive interview by Luis Casado, Politika’s editor, to Christian Rodríguez, who is in charge of International Affairs for the movement led by Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the man that […]
By: Danny Glover, Noam Chomsky, Eve Ensler, Mark Ruffalo, Nancy Fraser, Oliver Stone /Source: Petitions.moveon.org / The Dawn News / April 19, 2017 Don’t force French voters to choose between corporate establishment liberalism and xenophobic right populism. Unite in the first round of the presidential election behind the Left candidate with […]