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Us vs. Them author Ian Bremmer says that worldwide populism is a response from people who are being left behind economically.
Social media platforms and governments are "voluntarily" teaming up to ban "violent extremist content." What could go wrong?
Assassin's Creed Unity included a surprisingly accurate digital replica of the famous cathedral.
Censorship continues to be about empowering those in charge.
At a time of civil unrest, France's government wants to push retail food prices even higher.
Politicians seem unable to learn from a history of grabby tax policies fueling populist anger.
The Marine Le Pen Case Shows That Supposedly Enlightened France Treats Political Speech As a Crime and a Symptom of Mental Illness
The right-wing politician faces prosecution and psychiatric examination for posting pictures of ISIS atrocities.
Emmanuel Macron wants teens to "value" their citizenship. Milton Friedman would be appalled.
In 18th century France, wearing the wrong fabric could get you in big trouble.
Let's Go Ahead and Have a Military Parade in Washington, but Declare Victory in the War on Terror First
Trump wants to outdo the Bastille Day festivities in Paris.
Politicians cast attacks on them as attacks on democracy. How self-serving.
And he wants to censor online porn, too.
Socialism and big government remain popular, particularly among young people.
Donald Trump blunders his way into a healthy trans-Atlantic development.
Reason editors Nick Gillespie, Katherine Mangu-Ward, and Peter Suderman talk Trump, French election, health care, Colbert, and the FCC.
An electoral victory is just a necessary prerequisite to liberalization and reform; without it, populists will only gain power.
The consequences of France's presidential election, irrespective of the final results, will be less dramatic than many people think.
Nick Gillespie, Katherine Mangu-Ward, and Matt Welch talk France, the government shutdown, "hate speech," and the decline of Western civilization.
For one, Macron is the one with no previous elective office while Le Pen is the one from a political family.
France Election Preview: Terrorism, Socialism, Nationalist Socialism, and the Prospects for Economic Liberalization
Voters go to the polls Sunday, where two candidates will advance to the final round.
Anti-Immigration, Pro-Big Government National Front's Le Pen Inching Up in Polls—At 44 Percent in Run-off Match-up
Both her center-left and center-right opponents are campaigning on much needed labor reforms, as well as tax and spending cuts, not popular with Socialists.
An initial police investigation found the rape of a 22-year-old was 'accidental.'
Charlie Hebdo Journalist Quits On Two-Year Anniversary of Massacre, Says Magazine Went 'Soft' on Extremism
Zineb El Rhazoui doubts Charlie Hebdo still has the "capacity to carry the torch of irreverence and absolute liberty."
With dismal approval ratings, it was highly unlikely Hollande would've gotten anywhere if he had decided to run.