When Will the French Dam Against the Far Right Crack?
by Brian Sandberg
Macron is the latest representative of the French center to call for an electoral coalition to act as a "dam" against the far right. In another French presidential election, the dam has held, but will it endure?
SOURCE: Journal of Democracy
To Save la République, Macron Can't Ignore the Left
by Moshik Temkin
Macron's centrist strategy in the face of a rising far right is dangerous, but reflects the long turn to the center by the Socialist Party. Can he expect left-leaning constituencies to once again vote to save France from fascism while getting nothing in return?
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