Far from constituting an exception, March 16 marks the 100th time under France’s Fifth Republic that the executive has drawn on special powers to force through an unpopular measure, writes Mathias Bernard.
Tag: François Mitterrand
Truth & Reconciliation for Colonialism in Africa
Rob Lemkin and Femi Nylander say the killing of two protesters last month in Téra, Niger, should turn a spotlight on not only France, but all former colonial powers.
UK Came & Went, Leaving Europe in a Mess
As Great Britain returns to the uncertainties of the open sea, it leaves behind a European Union that is bureaucratically governed to serve the interests of financial capital, writes Diana Johnstone.