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21 June 2017

Macron is not the Messiah


The French president’s success is built on the rubble of the old politics.

13 June 2017

Macron: a political mirage

He's successful only because French politics has collapsed.

18 May 2017

The myth of the Macron renaissance

His 'new' politics looks a lot like business as usual.

15 May 2017

Populism on the ropes? Don’t be so sure

Macron's win is a small victory for a Euro-establishment in crisis.

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?