Marine Le Pen

Jean-Luc Mélenchon

Lyon, the Capital of a Europe in Crisis Lyon, the Capital of a Europe in Crisis

Last weekend, the three movements now redefining French politics converged in this regional hub.

Feb 10, 2017 / Harrison Stetler

Mouffe in Spain

America in Populist Times: An Interview With Chantal Mouffe America in Populist Times: An Interview With Chantal Mouffe

One of the preeminent theorists on democracy, social movements, and populism, her work was an inspiration to Podemos in Spain and Syriza in Greece.

Dec 15, 2016 / Waleed Shahid

Populism’s Two Paths

Populism’s Two Paths Populism’s Two Paths

Throughout the North Atlantic, insurgencies on the left and the right are challenging mainstream politics. The question is: Which popular movement—the left’s or the right’s—will pr...

Oct 13, 2016 / Books & the Arts / Jedediah Britton-Purdy

Fascist Trump

How to Fight a Fascist and Win How to Fight a Fascist and Win

Beating Donald Trump at the polls will be a necessary, but wholly insufficient step.

Jun 6, 2016 / Beneath the Radar / Gary Younge

How the Left Failed France’s Muslims

How the Left Failed France’s Muslims How the Left Failed France’s Muslims

When the left abdicated its outreach to marginalized communities, the Islamists moved in.

Feb 6, 2015 / Foreign Policy In Focus / Walden Bello and Foreign Policy In Focus

The European Union May Be on the Verge of Collapse

The European Union May Be on the Verge of Collapse The European Union May Be on the Verge of Collapse

The complex federal project of the EU has proven fragile in the absence of a strong external threat.

Jan 27, 2015 / John Feffer

France’s Muslim Communities Face Graver Threats Than the Lure of Extremism

France’s Muslim Communities Face Graver Threats Than the Lure of Extremism France’s Muslim Communities Face Graver Threats Than the Lure of Extremism

Poverty in France’s Muslim communities should elicit public dismay, and not just because it’s among the factors that may have motivated Charlie Hebdo’s attackers.

Jan 22, 2015 / Blog / Michelle Chen

Paris Attacks Will Bolster the Right-Wing Front National

Paris Attacks Will Bolster the Right-Wing Front National Paris Attacks Will Bolster the Right-Wing Front National

The sad irony of terrorism is that it sparks a backlash against the very groups it seeks to champion.

Jan 14, 2015 / Beneath the Radar / Gary Younge

Has Marine Le Pen Already Won the Battle for the Soul of France?

Has Marine Le Pen Already Won the Battle for the Soul of France? Has Marine Le Pen Already Won the Battle for the Soul of France?

The National Front leader has cleverly rebranded her father’s party, cloaking its far-right agenda with liberal rhetoric.

Mar 5, 2014 / Feature / Cécile Alduy

Marine Le Pen and the False Specter of European Fascism

Marine Le Pen and the False Specter of European Fascism Marine Le Pen and the False Specter of European Fascism

Americans who worry about dangerous trends overseas should take a look at warning signs much closer to home.

May 2, 2012 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn

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