Tag Archives: Front National

Strange times in French politics

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With youth unemployment running at 24 per cent, it is unsurprising that people are being attracted to fringe ideologies which offer simplistic solutions.

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France: President Hollande caves in to right-wing hysteria on family law

France’s Socialist government has dropped plans to update family law after protests by conservative groups.

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France’s Front National brand detox is going nowhere

The party remains thoroughly toxic, right to the top.

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European fascists set to benefit from EU funding

Fascists across Europe could benefit from European Union money – with legitimate parties suffering cuts to their funding.

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Le Pen’s Fascists bar press from their Reichsparteitag

Marine Le Pen’s Front National barred press organisation AFP from their conference in Nanterre.

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Le Pen on the rise? French Fascists seek to take advantage of UMP’s troubles

During this tumultuous time for the UMP, French Fascist Marine Le Pen has made noises suggesting a possible political manoeuvre to sweep up more votes.

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Le Pen v Madonna

Is there a chance the pop singer’s intention to discredit the politician will backfire, creating supportive sympathy for the FN leader?

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