jump to navigation

“Another One Bites the Dust”…Sarkozy out as France’ President…Socialist Hollande in May 6, 2012

Posted by Chris Mark in Politics.
Tags: , , , , , ,
add a comment

In what is proving to be a very interesting Sunday in the news, France has elected Socialist Francoise Hollande as president and voted out Nicolas Sarkozy.  Likely surprising to many American’s, Hollande will be the nation’s first left-wing president since Francois Mitterrand left office in 1995.  That being said, one of Hollande’ promises is to tax the “rich” at 75% of income.  Sarkozy’s defeat marks the latest — and most significant — of at least half a dozen European leaders swept from office during the eurozone economic crisis, including the Greek and Italian prime minister.

This is an interesting time in Global Politics.  While the Arab Spring seemed to signal a change in the Middle East, Europe has been moving, as well.  (more…)

%d bloggers like this: