March 27, 2014

How The National Front Is Winning France

Cecile Alduy, The Nation

The Associated Press

Marine Le Pen’s party has emerged as a formidable political force not just nationally, but locally.

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TAGGED: National Front, France, Marine Le Pen


March 24, 2014
Marine Le Pen's Earthquake Rocks France
The Economist
FOR Libération, it was a “slap in the face”. For Le Monde, another daily newspaper, it was an “earthquake”. The first round of voting in French municipal elections on March 23rd was a clear snub to... more ››
March 27, 2014
What's Wrong with France?
New York Times
Far-right populist parties feed on discontent, and whenever they draw strong support outside their fringe base it’s time to pause and ask, what’s wrong? more ››
March 24, 2014
Youth Surge to the Right in UK & France?
Mondon & Bowman, TC
Participation is commonly viewed as the cornerstone of liberal democracy. In Europe, however, the decades since the 1980s have been marked by falling participation and increased disillusionment with institutional politics. These... more ››
March 27, 2014
Why I Won't Let My Children Learn French
Liam Mullone, The Spectator
Look at Ivory Coast and Chad and Mali and the two Congos and — right now — the Central African Republic. Much of Africa is looking up these days, but these particular countries are irretrievably buggered. And the... more ››
March 19, 2014
The French Undressing
Christopher Caldwell, Weekly Standard
When PC meets big government. more ››