François Fillon

State Privilege Won’t Save a Faith

Proponents of religious economy theory point to evidence suggesting that religious adherence decreases when a government actively promotes a church or hinders other beliefs.

What You Should Know About the French Presidential Election
What You Should Know About the French Presidential Election

The recent French presidential election has been viewed as a bellwether of European politics, as the usual race between the center-left and center-right has been replaced with a contest between a decades-old populist nationalist group and an newly created independent movement of progressive globalism. Here is what you should know about the election to choose France’s next president.

French Presidential Debate Reveals Candidates’ Foreign Policy
French Presidential Debate Reveals Candidates’ Foreign Policy

Last evening’s French presidential debate was unprecedented: never before had such confrontation between the candidates occurred before the first round of voting.

Upheaval in French Politics

On November 27, François Fillon won an open primary to be France’s Republican Party presidential candidate. His victory surprised commentators, partly because his economic proposals run contrary to the grain of French politics.

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