The same urban-rural and educational splits we saw with Brexit and the election of Donald Trump appear in France.
France’s traditional parties have failed to adapt to a shift in the political landscape that is happening across Europe.
Most liberal Democrats and Greens have university degrees. Few Freedom and Socialist Party voters do.
Dutch Freedom Party voters are defecting to what may look like opposite ends of the political spectrum.
Jesse Klaver appeals to cosmopolitan, university-educated voters. His challenge will come after the election.
Odd alliances emerge at an election debate, revealing that the political divide is shifting away from left versus right.
Italy’s once and possibly future prime minister presents himself as the alternative to populist nationalism.
France has a chance to breathe new life into the liberal world order America and Britain have turned their backs on.
Culture-war issues help Mark Rutte’s competitors. He wins by making the election about the economy.
The far-left Socialists attempt to distinguish themselves from Labor by ruling out a coalition with the right.
Globalization benefits big cities. Rural areas and small towns feel left behind, even if they’re not necessarily poor.
Rural areas reassert themselves against the city by electing Donald Trump and voting Britain out of the EU.