At his inauguration, Emmanuel Macron describes the “new president” he promises to be

The fourth re-elected President of the Fifth Republic, after De Gaulle, Mitterrand and Chirac, Emmanuel Macron, was installed at the Elysée for the second time this Saturday morning. Announced under the sign of sobriety, the event nonetheless provided an opportunity to invite nearly 450 people, an exceptionally high number for a second investiture ceremony. In … Read more

At his inauguration, Emmanuel Macron describes the “new president” he promises to be

The fourth re-elected President of the Fifth Republic, after De Gaulle, Mitterrand and Chirac, Emmanuel Macron, was installed at the Elysée for the second time this Saturday morning. Announced under the sign of sobriety, the event nonetheless provided an opportunity to invite nearly 450 people, an exceptionally high number for a second investiture ceremony. In … Read more

Russian propaganda brings Italy into the conversation

vsself-satisfied, ambiguous, propagandistic and subservient. Italy’s public and private television networks, accused of giving too much space in their programs to Russian journalists close to Vladimir Putin and unopposed pro-Russian academics, are in the hot seat. And one question is on everyone’s lips now: Can we say anything in the name of freedom of expression? … Read more

What history teaches us about sanctions

The sanctions imposed on Belarus failed to change power in Minsk. CC BY-NC-ND / Marco Fever The Russian invasion of Ukraine leads to unprecedented sanctions. Whether they will affect the course of the war remains to be seen. However, history shows that they have been the norm for centuries, with questionable results. This content was … Read more

Before the Vatican tribunal, Cardinal Becciu denied having committed any fault

The testimony had been awaited for more than seven months. Cardinal Angelo Becciu presented his version of the facts before the Vatican Tribunal on Thursday, May 5, facing allegations of embezzlement and financial mismanagement of which he is the subject. A defense he expressed in a lengthy statement read before the judges for two and … Read more