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France Enters Its Summer of Crisis

June 25, 2024


In this week’s episode, Tom and Helen explore the extraordinary situation developing in France, sparked by Emmanuel Macron’s dramatic decision to call snap parliamentary elections. What is happening in France, and what does it mean for Europe?


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25 days ago

My own MP who was Vice President of the Republicans has left the party, wanting to set up his own Gaullist party.
French politics is weird.
Rassamblement National got more votes in my village in the European elections but my guess is that was protest and they will return to their old allegiances andI suspect we’ll get a socialist clone.