Author Archives: Bill Wirtz
The French president is gathering unlikely allies to challenge the populists. But he’s so unpopular, it might not even matter.
Free movement has been the policy for years. Now it’s under attack by an unlikely critic: Emmanuel Macron.
Whether or not the UK can wriggle out of the European Union, his power over the process will only increase.
EU leaders are waking up to their worst nightmare: right-wing parties that want to change it from within.
She’s back and capitalizing on Emmanuel Macron’s failures to address the Yellow Vest protests.
Their outlets, including the publicly funded ones, have been caught red-handed time and again.
French President Macron says such a force may be needed to defend Europe against the U.S.
He’s a modernizer and an advocate of EU centralization. But can he play the immigration issue right?
It’s decided to declare political war on Hungary. Only national rights and open debate can save it now.
He stands accused of meddling in European political affairs. Guess who else did that?
His charming congressional address masked an agenda, including more intervention in Syria.
Why did Trump bomb Syria? France’s tough-talking president may have had something to do with it.
The French president has displaced Angela Merkel as the continent’s most powerful leader—and he has big plans for a big EU.
Does the conservative conference understand who they just invited?
And because of that, the Europeans have taken the high ground—at least for now.
One German leader’s pathetic attempt at rebranding EU by giving it more power should be ignored.
The Renewable Fuel Standard is a crony capitalist mess. Here’s how it can be fixed.
The political parties in contention mostly believe the same things.
Her candidacy might have lost but her ideas are becoming France’s mainstream.
The rising movement uses the same playbook as the American version.
from The American Conservative