Tag Archives: Jean-Marie Le Pen

On the Move

Mnemonic devices can be useful. In France, the macaroon is mightier than the pen – or something. That may help American understand what just happened over there: The centrist Emmanuel Macron won a landslide victory over his far-right rival, Marine … Continue reading

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Going Double-Dutch

Globalization and nationalism don’t mix well. They can’t, but this has been going on a long time. In the seventeenth century the Dutch were a global trading power, the global trading power, and the British wanted to be just that. … Continue reading

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