FRANCE: Gilets Jaunes: Bombe A Retardement Pour Emmanuel Macron?

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  Emmanuel Macron nous démontre qu’entre les excès d’un populisme dangereux et d’un socialisme décadent, il n’y a plus rien. La France risque de sombrer dans son propre désarroi.   Les Français adorent le chaos, se plaindre de tout et de rien, et ont une passion pour descendre dans la rue. Les manifestations de Gilets […]

French “Gilets Jaunes” Movement Is Emmanuel Macron’s Time Bomb

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The French just love chaos, adore complaining about everything and have a passion for taking to the streets. The latest movement of discontent targetted at Emmanuel Macron, the “gilets jaunes,” (yellow vests) is no exception to this French pastime. During my 15 years in France, I fell victim to this undisciplined, vociferous, and disrespectful mentality all […]

Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte – A Martyr To Multinationals?

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Dutch politics is currently preparing itself for a war of words concerning the ruling coalition’s proposals to scrap Dutch dividend tax. Under present rules, companies have to pay 15% tax over profits that are distributed to shareholders. This sum is withheld on the amount that a shareholder receives. However, shareholders who live in the Netherlands […]

Emmanuel Macron Cannot Change French “Strike Culture”

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There is another culture that the French are proud of, besides the “cultural exception” represented by their language, in the face of Anglo-Saxon dominance. It is the right for you to strike, regardless of whether your actions will close schools, disrupt the business commuter, or leave the unsuspecting tourist stranded at Charles de Gaulle airport. […]