Merci for nothing, Donald. Marine Le Pen tried to ride Trump’s coattails. Instead, on Sunday in France, the center bounced back and won
Emmanuel Macron wins French presidency, routing Le Pen. Centrist pledges to bring country together after big runoff victory over far right leader
Meanwhile in France:The Le Pen-Macron Cage Match Begins. It’s going to be two weeks of hell in France — and Britain.
French President Marine le Pen’s First 100 Days. Hypothetical French election
After Vimy: Did Canada really find its independence in 1922 battle it refused to fight?
The Chanak Affair: 5 years after WWI, Canada finally said no to participating in one of Britain’s wars.
¶"Why Oil Is Not the Future" • While the oil market has stabilized a bit in recent months, there are many good reasons to believe that the industry is on the decline for good. In fact, petroleum consumption in the past couple of years is much lower than it was in the 90s, despite the fact that the economy grew close to 50% in this time..
From The Unofficial Hogwarts Haggadah: What Harry Potter and Passover Teach Us About Wealth and Class
New York Conference Raises Awareness for Gaucher Disease. According to the National Gaucher Foundation, one out of every 10 Ashkenazi Jews are carriers for the rare genetic disorder.
German voters are deserting the centre ground. Roger Boyes: while the far right scents power in France and the Netherlands, Merkel faces a socialist threat -- Read the full story
Could Trump’s radical approach bring peace to Israel and Palestine? - Ian Lustick. The last three US presidents have done little for the peace process. By ending the obsessive pursuit of a two-state solution, perhaps Trump has now opened a door
Reorts from the Arctic are getting pretty grim.Looming climate catastrophe?: A Rapidly Warming Arctic Could Loose a Methane Climate Bomb Causing Extinction in 9 Years
Energy News: “The West’s Largest Coal Plant Could Soon Go Dark” • It’s big. It’s coal-fired. And it’s about to go bye-bye. The West’s largest coal-fired power plant, the Navajo Generating Station, is facing closure because burning coal is no longer a cost-effective method of generating energy. A changing administration could mean it gets saved
The View From Tel Aviv. Israeli leftists are no strangers to sudden electoral defeats. Is there anything American liberals can learn from them? - By Liel Leibovitz