Emmanuel Macron’s victory masks France’s ‘fragility’
Regardless of the result, French society remains deeply divided. Emmanuel Macron won the final round of the April 2022 presidential election. Although he won by 58.5% of the vote, this has been Marine Le Pen's highest score in her three attempts at the presidency since 2012, indicating a growing desire for change across France. Ahead of the June parliamentary election, Victor Mallet, Sarah White and Leila Abboud discuss how the Nationalist, Eurosceptic, and anti-immigration far-right movement is stronger than ever.
From Financial Times