Should Macron give up on the ecological transition?

by Erwann Le Page

Director Public Affairs
November 21, 2018

Should Macron give up on the ecological transition?

Macron

On Saturday 17 November, 300,000 people gathered across France to demonstrate against an increase in fuel prices, a Government initiative aimed to accelerate the ecological transition. Self-proclaimed the “Gilets Jaunes” (referring to the yellow color of the safety vest that every motorist is required to keep in their vehicle), they organized about 2,000 operations, blocking … Read more

Jack's Perspective: Western Alliance

Western Alliance

As President Trump wraps up the western portion of his European diplomatic mission, it’s worth noting that the only person he met with who has an approval rating over 50 percent is the Queen of England. Trump’s approval rating has rebounded somewhat but is still well in the red. Broadly speaking, the leaders of France, … Read more

France’s Great Investment Plan: Economic Policy or Political Communication?

Emmanuel Macron

It was one of the main campaign pledges of Emmanuel Macron as a presidential candidate, and it is now a concrete measure: French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced his government’s “Great Investment Plan” this week. Even in the wake of many recent reforms, the “Great Investment Plan” deserves special attention since it is, so far, … Read more