Category: France

What the presidential election really revealed about fractured France | Jérôme Fourquet

The divide is no longer along political lines, but between those with opportunities and those who feel disregarded The decisive round of the presidential race in France revealed it to be a deeply fractured country. Just as the Brexit referendum laid bare the UK’s divisions, in France we now have two electoral blocs characterised by…
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What the presidential election really revealed about fractured France | Jérôme Fourquet

The divide is no longer along political lines, but between those with opportunities and those who feel disregarded The decisive round of the presidential race in France revealed it to be a deeply fractured country. Just as the Brexit referendum laid bare the UK’s divisions, in France we now have two electoral blocs characterised by…
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As France goes to the polls, voters are asking: who really is Emmanuel Macron? | Marion Van Renterghem

His mutability has let him straddle political divides, but now he must settle on an identity if he is to tackle the country’s crises In the autumn of 2018, as the gilets jaunes movement took off, Emmanuel Macron faced a crisis in France that also represented a personal political failure. A little more than a…
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As France goes to the polls, voters are asking: who really is Emmanuel Macron? | Marion Van Renterghem

His mutability has let him straddle political divides, but now he must settle on an identity if he is to tackle the country’s crises In the autumn of 2018, as the gilets jaunes movement took off, Emmanuel Macron faced a crisis in France that also represented a personal political failure. A little more than a…
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