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France’s New Ecologic and Social People’s Union presents a radical vision in parliamentary election

Zoe Alexandra of Peoples Dispatch speaks to Florence Roger, candidate of the New Ecologic and Social People’s Union. The coalition of left and progressive parties has made major strides ahead of French parliamentary elections scheduled for June 12

Aid group condemns junta-backed militia for attack in Sudan’s Darfur and other stories

Today we look at renewed attacks on communities in Darfur, Sudan; the results of France’s presidential runoff election, and more

French Elections Emmanuel Macron wins French presidential election but working class has no illusions about future

The consolidation of liberal sections and a vigorous campaign by anti-fascist sections against Marine Le Pen aided Macron but many sections are wary of his policies

French presidential elections Macron and Le Pen to face off in presidential elections in France

As predicted by most pollsters, incumbent president Emmanuel Macron from the La Republique En Marche! (LREM) party and Marine Le Pen from the far-right National Rally (RN) secured the first and second positions, respectively, in the first round of French presidential polls

In April 10’s presidential election, French voters face a crucial choice

Exit polls indicate that Emmanuel Macron has a significant lead ahead of the first round. Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and left-wing candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon are trying to qualify for the second round

The choice before France: More right-wing policies or new approach to wealth redistribution?

Researcher and political activist Aurélie Dianara talks to Peoples Dispatch on the upcoming French elections and the prospects of Emmanuel Macron, the far-right and the left

Regional elections -France Far-right and Macronists face setback in French regional polls while traditional parties hold ground

The center-right conservative Les Républicains (LR) and allies managed to win in seven regions while the center-left Socialist Party (PS) and allies won five regions in mainland France

Left wins big in French local elections France’s ruling LREM fails to make an impression in local body elections

As per the results declared so far, the Europe Ecology-The Greens (EELV) party already has claimed victory in eight major cities, including Lyon, Strasburg and Bordeaux. Local body elections were held in over 4,827 cities and towns across France on Sunday

What is the future of the Yellow Vests movement?

We talk about the beginning of the movement, what it is fighting for, the many challenges it faces, and the future of the movement.

The global shift to the right

No matter how successful the right may be in the short-run in mobilizing people around a divisive agenda, it is incapable of leading them out of the current economic crisis. It is only the left that can provide a way out.

The Yellow Vest movement triumphs for now but questions remain

The French government has withdrawn the hike on fuel price taxes but the movement continues to grow. The direction this movement will take could have a vital influence on the future on France