Nika Knight, staff writer
France will see the far-right, xenophobic Front National candidate Marine Le Pen face off against Emmanuel Macron, an investment banker who hasn't held public office, in a runoff vote on May 7, as the first round of an unusual presidential election concluded with Sunday's vote. Students immediately took to the streets in protest against Le Pen's...
Nika Knight, staff writer
After Thursday's attack, Marine Le Pen immediately invoked "a war against us." (Photo: Getty)
Right-wing French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen was accused Friday of...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Jean-Luc Melenchon
In a surprising twist in the French presidential election, leftist candidate...


It's impossible not to be moved by the spectacle of over three million people flooding Paris to reject fear and defend freedom. Sparked by the spilling of senseless blood, Sunday's march personified a multi-layered wave of support for Charlie Hebdo ranging from the grossly hypocritical - cue Netanyahu and other "predators" - to the truly brave and grieving.