Rajoy’s promises
International

Rajoy’s promises

It was a promise he wanted to keep even if it means put his country thirty years back. Some days ago, the Mariano Rajoy conservative government passed a law limiting abortion in Spain drastically. Now, abortion will be possible in few cases (rape, in case of danger for the infant or the mother…) and in … Continue reading

Madiba
International

Madiba

I’m mourning. Everybody is mourning. Nelson Mandela has died at 95 at home at Johannesburg. Although it was predictable due to his health conditions, this news hurts me. This man will have made a lot for South Africa and for the African continent. It was a humble, simple and convicted man who will have been … Continue reading

The “Mitterrand syndrome”
French politics

The “Mitterrand syndrome”

Yesterday morning, the French State radio France Info really thought to get a scoop revealing the French president was admitted at hospital to be treated for prostate on February 2011, a month before he announced his bid a socialist candidate. Reactions went fast, some political columnists and analysts were wondering about it was seen as … Continue reading

Schulz, the challenger
Let's talk about Europe

Schulz, the challenger

Martin Schulz has been confirmed by the Party of European socialists (PES) as candidate for the European Commission presidency which will be renewed in autumn 2014. This is not a surprise really insofar so as the current European Parliament chairman and the former PES than Socialist and Democrat group leader from 2004 to 2012 was … Continue reading