Flight from Japan: Carlos Ghosn summoned by the Beirut prosecutor’s office

The former boss of the Renault-Nissan alliance has a meeting with Lebanese justice this Thursday concerning the arrest warrant issued by Japan against him. Carlos Ghosn is summoned this Thursday by the Lebanese prosecution, which is to hear him as part of the arrest warrant issued by Interpol at the request of Japan, where the former boss of the Renault-Nissan alliance is still under fire … Continue reading Flight from Japan: Carlos Ghosn summoned by the Beirut prosecutor’s office

Strike against pension reform: conflict exceeds that of 1995

Emmanuel Macron’s anti-pension reform movement overtook that of 1995 on Friday. This Friday, December 27 marks an important symbolic step for the social movement against the pension reform. With this 23rd consecutive strike day at SNCF and RATP, the conflict, which began on December 5, exceeds in duration that of 1995 against Alain Juppé’s pension reform. A movement to which the current strike has often … Continue reading Strike against pension reform: conflict exceeds that of 1995

Pensions rises between unions and government

The day before a day of demonstrations called by all the unions, the unions and the government remain camped out on their position. The boss of the CFDT, Laurent Berger, came out of silence in Le Journal du dimanche to express his opposition to the “age of equilibrium” at 64 years of age. The tone mounts between the main players in the protest against the … Continue reading Pensions rises between unions and government

The presentation by Edouard Philippe of the pension reform bill and its specifics (end of special schemes, "age of balance" at 64, entry into the point system from the generation born in 1975 ..)

Pensions: reform, strikes, transport … the point after a week of mobilization

The mobilization against the pension reform, which started a week ago, should intensify with new demonstrations planned by the end of the week, the day after the presentation of the bill by the Prime Minister. The latter, far from appeasing anger, tipped the reformist unions into the camp of the opponents. The presentation by Edouard Philippe of the pension reform bill and its specifics (end … Continue reading Pensions: reform, strikes, transport … the point after a week of mobilization

Vladimir Putin celebrates the newfound power of the Russian army

Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke to thousands of soldiers and ex-combatants on Red Square in Moscow, before the parade on the occasion of the 74th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany May 9, 2019. In Moscow, the traditional May 9 parade to celebrate the 74th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany, with Vladimir Putin’s due presence, was a show … Continue reading Vladimir Putin celebrates the newfound power of the Russian army

European elections: Macron excludes “change of course”

French President Emmanuel Macron, whose list to Europeans was largely outpaced Sunday by the National Rally, has ruled out any change in direction in his policy even if the Prime Minister advocates “more human”. On the contrary, Marine Le Pen, president of the National Gathering, spoke of a “democratic disavowal” for power and called for a breakup. The head of state intends to “intensify act … Continue reading European elections: Macron excludes “change of course”

Europeans: the RN at 24% ahead of LREM at 22.5%, the Greens 3rd

The party of Marine Le Pen arrived at the top of the European elections in France, before the list gathering the party of Emmanuel Macron and the Modem. The Greens, at 13%, ahead of LR at 8%. France Insoumise is knee-to-shoulder with the PS-Place list around 6.5%. In Europe, the EPP group (right) should remain the leading party. The National Gathering arrived this Sunday, May … Continue reading Europeans: the RN at 24% ahead of LREM at 22.5%, the Greens 3rd

European elections: six countries seen by six experts

How is the European Union perceived, from Rome to Oslo, via Berlin, Amsterdam, Stockholm and Prague? On the occasion of the renewal of the European Parliament, six experts respond. By Anamaria Dutceac Segesten, Lund University; Gioacchino Garofoli, Università degli Studi dell’Insubria; Jacques Paulus Koenis, Maastricht University; John Erik Fossum, University of Oslo; Kai Arzheimer, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz and Vít Hloušek, Masaryk University Czech … Continue reading European elections: six countries seen by six experts

The hidden debate in the euro zone: the impact of the demographic downturn

Demography: a parameter-base of production and demand. Its trajectory prints its mark over a long period. Regime changes in this area have a heavy economic impact, often destabilizing, and Europe is in one of these moments in its history. Slight decline in 2040-2050 The euro zone, taken as a whole, is first and foremost a space that has entered since 2008 a zone of deceleration … Continue reading The hidden debate in the euro zone: the impact of the demographic downturn

Macron before the European elections

Driven, irritated, dangerous French President Emmanuel Macron must fear that right-wing populists will be the strongest force in the European elections. This also has consequences for his view of Berlin and his relationship to the Federal Chancellor. Emmanuel Macron is in his favorite role on Tuesday morning at the Invalides in Paris: as Commander-in-Chief of the French. The President honors two French elite soldiers killed … Continue reading Macron before the European elections