Emmanuel Macron
As France’s vaccine pass proposal passes in National Assembly, left decries technocratic logic

On Thursday, the French National Assembly passed a bill calling for making vaccine passes mandatory with 214 votes in favor, 93 against and 27 abstentions. The Senate will vote on the bill early next week

New Caledonia Referendum - France Progressive sections denounce outcome of New Caledonia referendum 

The referendum on freedom from France in the collectivity of New Caledonia in the southwest Pacific saw over 50% of the electorate boycotting the vote, adhering to the call of pro-independence forces. Meanwhile, pro-French loyalist sections have claimed victory

Global effort seeks to untangle Libyan crisis

The meeting hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron saw the participation of leaders from 30 countries and organizations around the world.

As the planet wants to go green, France has a nuclear habit it just cannot kick

With one of every three lightbulbs in France being lit by the yellow-cake uranium from Niger, its armies have garrisoned the Sahel, from Mauritania at one end to Chad at the other, as part of Operation Barkhane. War is what turns on the lights in France

Workers Strike-France Thousands join national strike in France amid attacks on labor rights

Major trade unions in France want to push workers’ demands to the mainstream prior to kick start of the political campaigns for the 2022 French presidential elections

Algeria recalls envoy to France, closes airspace to French military planes

The Algerian government’s actions come following comments by French president Emmanuel Macron, which the government said amounts to foreign interference in its internal affairs

Clear away the hype: the US and Australia signed a nuclear arms deal, simple as that

The AUKUS despite being coined a security partnership, is a nuclear arms deal aimed at increasing pressure against China and should be cause for concern

Rwanda’s military is the French proxy on African soil

Over July and August Rwandan soldiers were deployed in Mozambique, purportedly to fight ISIS terrorists. However, behind this campaign is French maneuvering that benefits an energy giant eager to exploit natural gas resources, and perhaps, some backroom deals over history

Workers in France protest for health democracy

In recent protests against the health pass and mandatory vaccination rules, trade union activists have been pointing out the failures of the Emmanuel Macron-led government in controlling the pandemic while highlighting the need for proper public health measures

Protests against new COVID regulations-Europe Protests against new mandatory COVID-19 regulations across Europe

Even though protests and propaganda against COVID-19 restrictions were earlier initiated by far-right and corona-sceptic groups, sections of the working class and youth have also starting opposing the new COVID-19 regulations, exhausted by the prolonged crisis and the insensitive policies of neoliberal governments

Pegasus and cyberweapon threats in the age of smartphones

Spyware like Pegasus is not just dangerous as it wrests complete control over an infected phone. It is menacing also because it introduces the skills and knowledge of nation-states into the civilian sphere

Pegasus spyware: How it works, who were the targets

The spyware may have been used by governments across the world to spy on journalists, activists, rival politicians, leaders of other countries among others

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