April 23, 2012

Dark Forces on the March in France

Mary Riddell, Daily Telegraph

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Ed Miliband should not celebrate yet - Marine Le Pen may well be mightier than Mr Milk Pudding, Francois Hollande.

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TAGGED: France, Marine Le Pen, Francois Hollande


April 23, 2012
Will Far-Right Be Kingmaker in France?
Robert Marquand, CS Monitor
Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen captured 18 percent of the vote yesterday. How her supporters vote in the runoff could be the deciding factor between President Sarkozy and Francois Hollande. more ››
April 12, 2012
Drawn to Extremes in France
Robert Zaretsky, Los Angeles Times
Jean-Luc Melenchon on the left and Marine Le Pen on the right make for a fascinating, and worrisome, presidential election. more ››
April 20, 2012
Victor Hugo on the French Ballot
Robert Zaretsky, New York Times
As France heads into the first round of the presidential elections, President Nicolas Sarkozy shares Gide's ambivalence. Suddenly, Victor Hugo has become his principal opponent. Whether it is the Socialist candidate, Francois... more ››
April 19, 2012
France's War on Finance
Andreas Smith, The Independent
The socialist candidate has his sites set on something larger than Sarkozy, but the entire (evil) world of finance. more ››