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President Macron: a Pyrrhic victory for the EU elite

The rise of Macron confirms the corrosion of politics as we knew it.

8 May 2017

Macron: président of a fractured France

Naomi Firsht finds Parisiens less than enthusiastic.

6 May 2017

French election: ‘It’s time for a big political shake-up’

Jean-Yves Camus on the end of left and right and what comes next.

4 May 2017

Le débat: a fittingly drab end to the election

Neither Macron nor Le Pen has a vision for France.

24 April 2017

Macron-Le Pen and the death of left and right

The old politics no longer holds. So what now?

19 April 2017

Mélenchon: the best chance for Frexit?

The left-wing presidential candidate has some good ideas.

5 April 2017

The decay of the French political class

As the election approaches, the two main parties are becoming irrelevant.

2 March 2017

Macron is more establishment than you think

The political outsider who's really a media darling.

7 February 2017

Brexiteers against Le Pen

The fearful, illiberal Front National has nothing in common with Brexit.