That would mean emphasizing social, as opposed to economic, issues and learning to leave with the EU.
If a President Emmanuel Macron struggles to implement his reform agenda, the far right could rise again.
A look at the policies of the five presidential candidates in France reveals that left-right divisions have become less relevant.
The next French president could have a hard time governing without a majority in the National Assembly.
Marine Le Pen’s appeal has deep, historical roots in the country that invented the European nation state.
The War on Terror, a crisis of neoliberalism and the resurgence of Russia have conspired to revive the alt-right.
Historical and geographical divisions help explain why Marine and Marion Maréchal-Le Pen are at odds.
The former president’s strategy to keep the nationalists out of power seems to be working.
The Socialists urge their candidates to withdraw. The Republicans are not returning the favor.
Marine Le Pen’s nationalist party cements its status as the third force in French politics.
Marine Le Pen’s party is expected to break through at the regional level in an election this month.
France’s nationalists would get more support in an election next month than the mainstream right.