Socialist Party Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. Niger: President Issoufou 'Absolutely' Confident of VictoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    The atmosphere was tense but peaceful in Niger on Sunday as the presidential polls closed in the landlocked African country. Security was tight at the over 25,000 voting stations scattered across the country of some 7.5 million inhabitants as incumbent President Mahamadou Issoufou, who is seeking a second five-year term, promised to deliver a "knockout" blow to his opponents.

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  2. Hollande could face Socialist primary challenger - party headRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Francois Hollande could face a challenger from his Socialist Party camp in a primary ahead of next year's election, the party head said on Sunday, as a new poll showed the French president falling further in public opinion. France's President Francois Hollande arrives for a European Union leaders summit addressing the talks about the so-called Brexit and the migrants crisis in Brussels, Belgium, February 19, 2016.

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  3. French Muslims Say Emergency Powers Come At Too High A CostRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2016 | Groong

    FRENCH MUSLIMS SAY EMERGENCY POWERS COME AT TOO HIGH A COST The New York Times February 18, 2016 Thursday By ALISSA J. RUBIN; Lilia Blaise contributed reporting. PARIS -- Depending on who is telling the story, Daoud Muradyan, a blind 21-year-old, is either a potential terrorist or a harmless immigrant who embodies everything that is wrong with France's broad new antiterrorism powers.

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  4. Ruling Socialist party under fire after unveiling French labor reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Daily Times

    PARIS: Critics from the right and even the ruling Socialist Party have condemned the proposals of French President Francois Hollande's cabinet to reform the labor code. During a government meeting scheduled for March 9, Labor Minister Myriam El Khomri will present a draft bill to renegotiate working hours, holidays and overtime pay while maintaining the French 35-hour working week.

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  5. France's emergency powers spur charges of overreach from MuslimsRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    PARIS>> Depending on who is telling the story, Daoud Muradyan, a blind 21-year-old, is either a potential terrorist or a harmless immigrant who embodies everything that is wrong with France's broad new antiterrorism powers. Muradyan came under suspicion after having contact with a radical imam, French authorities say.

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  6. Blind 21-year-old Muslim subjected to house arrest in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | The Age

    Paris: Depending on who is telling the story, Daoud Muradyan, a blind 21-year-old, is either a potential terrorist or a harmless immigrant who embodies everything that is wrong with France's broad new anti-terrorism powers. Muradyan came under suspicion after having contact with a radical imam, French authorities say.

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  7. Europe's Political Center Is Caving inRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Real Clear Politics

    The Cinque Stelle is not discernibly Left or Right but just anti: antiestablishment, antiausterity, anti-European. It could be called antipolitical, and almost anti-Italian.

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  8. Europe's Left: Triumph or Trap?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Counterpunch

    Over the past year, left and center-left parties have taken control of two European countries and hold the balance of power in a third. Elections in Greece, Portugal and Spain saw rightwing parties take a beating and tens of millions of voters reject the economic austerity policies of the European Union .

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  9. Socialism, it could happen here and probably willRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Power Line

    ... was a less radical response to the Great Depression than what Norman Thomas and his fellow members of the Socialist Party were calling for (and what many European countries adopted). The redistributionist impulse was satisfied without the true ...

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  10. Can the New Left Govern Europe?Read the original story

    Feb 14, 2016 | Common Dreams

    Over the past year, left and center-left parties have taken control of two European countries and hold the balance of power in a third. Elections in Greece, Portugal, and Spain saw right-wing parties take a beating and tens of millions of voters reject the economic austerity policies of the European Union.

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  11. Hollande reshuffles cabinet, names Ayrault as foreign ministerRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2016 | EurActiv.com

    French President FranA ois Hollande reshuffled his cabinet yesterday , naming Jean-Marc Ayrault foreign minister and adding several ecologists to government as he seeks to widen his political base ahead of a presidential poll in 2017. Ayrault, a 66-year-old former prime minister, will become France's top diplomat after veteran politician Laurent Fabius bowed out of politics to take up a post at the Constitutional Council.

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  12. Europe's Left: Triumph or Trap?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | OpEdNews

    Over the past year, left and center-left parties have taken control of two European countries and hold the balance of power in a third. Elections in Greece, Portugal and Spain saw rightwing parties take a beating and tens of millions of voters reject the economic austerity policies of the European Union .

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  13. France: The Power of Le PensRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | OpEdNews

    ... with the status quo. There is very high unemployment, especially among young people. The social democratic Socialist Party has not been able to do much about that. President Hollande is an uninspiring character and there are few politicians in that ...

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  14. French economy bill passed by decreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Newsday

    France's government has passed a key economic bill by decree, in a move that could trigger a no-confidence vote. Known as Macron's Law after Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron, the bill includes an increase in Sunday trading hours and deregulation of some sectors.

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  15. France's Hollande to announce government shake-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Daily Times

    ... to strip convicted terrorists of their French nationality, have been deeply divisive. Many among Hollande's Socialist Party see this as yet another shift to the right, and former justice minister Christine Taubira was so opposed to the nationality ...

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  16. Francois Hollande adds Green party politicians to cabinet to counter unpopularityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... course, but Hollande is trying to broaden his appeal by bringing on allies, expanding his base beyond the Socialist Party to boost his chances to qualify for the presidential election run-offs," Ifop pollster's Jerome Fourqueta said. In French ...

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  17. French govt reshuffle makes Ayrault the new foreign ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Lethbridge Herald

    ... photo via AP; File) PARIS - Former Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, a low-key veteran of the Socialist Party much acquainted with German culture, will become France's new foreign minister. Fabius, who helped clinch a landmark climate accord in ...

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  18. French ex-PM Ayrault named new foreign ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    French President Francois Hollande reshuffled his cabinet Thursday, naming Jean-Marc Ayrault foreign minister and adding several Greens to government as he seeks to widen his political base ahead of a presidential poll in 2017. Ayrault, a 66-year-old former prime minister, will become France's top diplomat after veteran politician Laurent Fabius bowed out of politics to take up a post at the Constitutional Council.

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  19. Why a new citizenship law in France has outraged the French leftRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2016 | The Washington Post

    A police officer stands near a vehicle as a bicycle passes by in Paris on March 17, 2014. On Wednesday, the AssemblA Nationale voted 317 to 199 in favor of a constitutional amendment that would permit one of the most controversial pieces of French legislation in recent years - the so-called dA chA ance de la nationalitA .

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  20. Will a Five-Minute Discussion Change Your Mind? A Countrywide Experiment on Voter Choice in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Harvard Business School

    A countrywide field experiment conducted during FranA ois Hollande's door-to-door campaign for the 2012 French presidential election finds that one-on-one discussions with campaigners have strong potential to shift people's decisions even when the principal's control on campaign agents is limited. The implications reach beyond political campaigns to persuasive communication directed at consumers, donors, or investors.

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