Opposing Macron’s imperialism in Africa

5th November 2021 shoreditchadmin2 0

Sixty years after the French colonies got their formal independence, the economic, military and political ties which kept the ex-colonies under France domination remains.
It is time that France turned the final page of its policies of colonialism and neo-colonialism.

Macron may have won, but he will fail

13th May 2017 Socialist Action 0

By Jane West

The French presidential elections ended with Macron sweeping into the Élysée Palace on 66 per cent of the vote, and Le Pen roundly defeated. But this is the beginning, not the end. Macron has no alternative to the politics of austerity that have destroyed the Socialist Party, and therefore he will fail. His popularity will be short-lived and the fight between the left and the far right as to which will succeed in hegemonising the increasing alienated French electorate will break out with renewed force.