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Harrison Stetler is a freelance journalist based in Paris.
June 30, 2022
France Rediscovers Parliamentary Politics
Emmanuel Macron’s centrist coalition would rather look for allies on the far right than on the left.
April 19, 2022
The Rank Opportunism of Emmanuel Macron
How the French president stumbled into a legitimacy crisis.
Campaigns and Elections
November 15, 2021
The Face of the New French Right
The pundit Éric Zemmour is leading a confident and radicalized conservative movement.
December 31, 2019
France’s Undocumented Migrants Are Fighting for Their Rights
In the face of Macron’s intensified repression, the
are marching in the streets and organizing in the workplace.
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November 1, 2019
The Far Right Is Tightening Its Grip on French Politics
As extremist ideas enter the mainstream, “clash of civilizations” rhetoric is crowding out more nuanced approaches to the very real problem of terrorism.
February 5, 2019
France’s Yellow Vest Movement Comes of Age
At its first “Assembly of Assemblies” in late January, this grassroots democratic revolt brought together many people who had never participated in politics.
February 10, 2017
Lyon, the Capital of a Europe in Crisis
Last weekend, the three movements now redefining French politics converged in this regional hub.