The Eve of the French Presidential Election, Mass Discontent, Immanent Uprising

By Alex Lantier Tomorrow, tens of millions of people across France will vote in the presidential runoff election in the midst of an unprecedented political crisis and under a state of emergency that suspends democratic rights. The candidates of France’s two discredited traditional parties of government, the Socialist Party (PS) and The Republicans (LR), have…

France: A Nation’s Conscience and the Question of Terror

By Adeyinka Makinde The French presidential election being contested by Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen has provided analysts with much to ponder over the direction offered by two candidates who are presenting themselves to the electorate as non-establishment outsiders. Points of demarcation over foreign and domestic policy often posit Macron and Le Pen respectively…

Neo-Nazi Network Embedded in the Highest Levels of the German Military

Growing extremism, and a Wehrmacht fetish, riddle the ranks of the Bundeswehr. By Peter Schwarz The arrest of a German army officer suspected of plotting the assassination of leftist politicians and high-ranking state officials has exposed the operations of neo-Nazi forces at the highest levels of the German military (Bundeswehr). The information that has emerged…

France’s Election at Gunpoint

By Alex Lantier The first round of the elections in France is being held against the backdrop of an attempt by the state and the media to use the violent incident on the Champs Elysées, involving a gunman who is alleged to have been acting on behalf of ISIS, to create an atmosphere of political…

General Strike Keeps French Guiana Shut Down

General Strike Rocks French Guiana By G. Dunkel The French government has said openly that it won’t make any real concessions to the demands of those on general strike in Guiana, a territory on the northern coast of South America, whose quarter-million population is legally French. Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve claimed that the demands of…

History: How African Muslims “Civilized Spain”

For most of human history, northern Europe was a barbarian realm, to which it reverted with the fall of Rome. Muslim Moors from Africa civilized Spain. “In the 10th century, Cordoba was not just the capital of Moorish Spain but also the most important and modern city in Europe.” Moorish advances in science and philosophy…