Against the backdrop of democracy protests, French energy giant Total is under pressure to review its operations in Myanmar.
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This month marks the 150th anniversary of the Paris Commune, where workers briefly took power and formed the first workers’ government.
The “gilets jaunes”, like Brexiteers and Trump supporters, are pushing for direct democracy which they argue should be eased by tech.
In power since 1990, Chad’s despot, Idriss Deby Itno, has stayed in power through repression and the help of the former colonial master, France.
France is set to receive President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi of Egypt December 7. President Al-Sisi has a track record of undemocratic governance.
French President Emmanuel Macron said Friday that images showing Paris police beating up a Black music producer were shameful for France.
Revitalizing political parties would serve to both improve democratic accountability and democratic resilience, says Wilson Center scholar Patrick Liddiard.
Unaccompanied children arriving in France’s Alpine region undergo flawed age assessment procedures that deny many access to needed protection.
It was a striking choice for France to invite Egyptian President Sisi to attend the G7 summit in Biarritz, with theme being “the fight against inequality”.
President Trump brought his tumultuous style of governing to the world stage over the weekend, offering a steady stream of vacillating statements.