Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines

July 27, 2017 Disclaimer: Please read.

Statements and opinions expressed in articles are those of the authors, not Truthdig. Truthdig takes no responsibility for such statements or opinions.

Truthdig Bazaar
Whose Vote Counts?

Whose Vote Counts?

By Robert Richie and Steven Hill

more items
A/V Booth
Email this item Print this item

John Oliver on Why We Should Pay Close Attention to the Upcoming French Election (Video)

Posted on Apr 17, 2017

As the first round of the French presidential election looms, “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver introduces viewers to some of the candidates and offers an important reason the world should be watching the outcome closely: France is on the verge of committing a nativist mistake comparable to those the United States and Britain made in 2016 with the Trump and Brexit votes. The vilely xenophobic Marine Le Pen could very well win, and that could have disastrous effects well beyond the French borders.

— Posted by Natasha Hakimi Zapata

Square, Site wide, Desktop
Square, Site wide, Mobile

New and Improved Comments

If you have trouble leaving a comment, review this help page. Still having problems? Let us know. If you find yourself moderated, take a moment to review our comment policy.

Join the conversation

Load Comments
Right Top, Site wide - Care2
Right Skyscraper, Site Wide
Right Internal Skyscraper, Site wide

Like Truthdig on Facebook