You are here

France

Thanksgiving 2017 - David Stockman Explains Why There Is No Peace On Earth

November 27, 2017 - 3:20pm
Thanksgiving 2017 - David Stockman Explains Why There Is No Peace On Earth

Authored by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog,
After the Berlin Wall fell in November 1989 and the death of the Soviet Union was confirmed two years later when Boris Yeltsin courageously stood down the red army tanks in front of Moscow's White House, a dark era in human history came to an end.

Libyan Slave Markets Create Diplomatic Storm In Africa, UN Security Council To Meet

November 24, 2017 - 9:44am
Libyan Slave Markets Create Diplomatic Storm In Africa, UN Security Council To Meet

Anti-slavery protests continued across various world capitals this week, especially in countries across Africa, after earlier protests in France got violent when police used tear gas and other riot control tactics on a crowed of more than one thousand outside of the Libyan embassy in Paris. The protests are in response to last week's widespread reports of slave markets operating in various cities across Libya, and look to continue as according to Reuters a major rally is set to take place in London later this week. 

France's Macron Covers For Saudi Aggression

November 21, 2017 - 7:10pm
France's Macron Covers For Saudi Aggression

Authored by Finian Cunningham via The Strategic Culture Foundation,
France’s invitation to beleaguered Lebanese premier Saad Hariri for him and his family to spend “a few days in Paris” has been viewed as French President Emmanuel Macron stepping in with deft soft power to resolve tensions between Saudi Arabia and Lebanon.

Dollar Rebounds, Futures Rise Ahead Of Surge In Payrolls

November 3, 2017 - 10:02pm

One day after the dollar slumped sharply on initial disappointment with the GOP tax plan, the greenback has rebounded ahead of a nonfarm payrolls report that is expected to show the US economy gained over 300,000 jobs in the post-hurricane rebound, and as investors reassessed the latest news on U.S. tax-cut plans. Stocks in Europe and Asia advanced, US equity futures were as usual in the green, while oil headed for an eight-month high on signs OPEC will agree to extend supply cuts.

Pages