Post Profile

France Reacts Against Austerity

François Hollande and Nicolas Sarkozy will face off  in a May 6 runoff election after the Socialist challenger won 28.6 percent of the vote in the first round of the French presidential elections yesterday. Sarkozy, who won 27.1 percent of the vote, was hoping a victory would give his campaign momentum, but being tied to the policies of the euro crisis will not help him—especially since Hollande is framing his challenge as a “ reaction against austerity.
read more


Related Posts

Will Sarkozy Survive the First Round in French Elections? Regardless, Sarkozy's Replacement Will Be Worse; Socialist challenger François Hollande Would Renegotiate EU Deal; Bickering Before Ink is Dry

Business & Finance / Economics : Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis

French elections are done in two rounds. The top two candidates by popular vote square off in round two. Things do not look good for French president Nicolas Sarkozy, especially for round two. However, he may not make it that far. L...

Wonkbook: Can a French Socialist save the euro zone?

Business & Finance : Ezra Klein

In France, the Socialist candidate, Francois Hollande, won a narrow victory in the first round of France's presidential election. He and Nicolas Sarkozy will now move to a runoff. But Hollande will not mainly be running against Sark...

Hollande, Sarkozy Advance to Second Round

News / International Affairs : Atlantic Sentinel

Incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy and his socialist challenger François Hollande won the first round in France's presidential election.

Francois Hollande: Is a Socialist French president a threat to the global economy?

Business & Finance : Newsweek: Business

François Hollande beat President Nicolas Sarkozy in France's run-off election on Sunday, becoming only the second Socialist Party president elected in post-war France, after François Mitterrand (1981-1995). Sarkozy, for his part, is...

François Hollande is President of the French Republic

News : Slugger O'Toole

    Having won the first round of the French presidential elections with 28.63% of the vote the leader of the Parti Socialiste François Hollande has dislodged UMP incumbent Sarkozy with the backing of 51.7% of the French electorate ...


Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC