Hollande in Holland

By Sarah Brown President Francois Hollande’s trip to the Netherlands last Monday marked the first time a French president has made an official visit to the country in 14 years. It was Hollande in Holland — his first trip abroad since a Jan. 14 press conference at the Elysée, when he announced significant economic changes […]

LJP Youth: Hollande’s Love Affair Inspires a Video Game

Maria Makarova is part of a new initiative called LJP Youth. The LJP team has partnered with the Bilingual School of Marcq-en-Baroeul, a high school in Lille, France, to create a space for young, aspiring journalists to comment on the world around them. We hope you enjoy what they have to say.  Everyone has been following the developments […]

Hollande Gives Press Conference in Corrèze

French President Francois Hollande gave his traditional New Year’s Press Conference to Corrèze, a department in south-central France. The conference, which took place the weekend of January 11, focused on rural and local government reform as well as economic policy. Hollande promised that 2014 would be a year of decentralization, and emphasized the importance of […]

2014: New Deal for President Hollande

What a first couple of weeks! After a disastrous fall, President Hollande decided to take a huge initiative in a master political maneuver – one that some analysts have already dubbed the launch of the President’s re-election campaign. It is possible to say, without exaggerating, that January was the month when Hollande decided to make […]