April 21, 2014
Can the French Left Govern?
Neil Rogachevsky, The American Interest
The Associated Press
After his Socialist Party took a drubbing at the polls, French President François Hollande has appointed Manuel Valls as Prime Minister, a man despised by the French “Left-of-the-Left.” His success or failure in the coming months and years will tell us a lot about the vexed question of welfare state reform in France (and perhaps elsewhere as well).
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