Philippe Marlière is a Professor in French and European Politics at University College London (UK). He is a regular contributor to Le Monde, Le Monde diplomatique and The Guardian and tweets @PhMarliere.
Published in: Home: OpinionHas Macron laid the groundwork for a Le Pen victory in 2027?
Macron has regrouped the centre-Left and centre-Right into one party. But it’s left him vulnerable
Published in: Home: OpinionThis time around, the threat of a Le Pen presidency is real
The far Right does not command a majority in France. But Macron’s arrogance and elitism, plus divisions on the Left,...
Published in: Home: AnalysisThe French presidential election is in a far-Right quagmire
The citing of a poisonous anti-Muslim conspiracy theory has infected France’s political discourse
Published in: Can Europe Make It?: OpinionÉric Zemmour is no fascist – he’s the creature of the French establishment
Unlike Marine Le Pen, far-Right presidential candidate Zemmour has no link to France’s fascist tradition. His...
Published in: Can Europe Make It?: OpinionHow battling France’s COVID pass led the Left to embolden the far Right
Instead of focusing on changes that would ease pandemic suffering, left-wing groups have joined hysterical protests...
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Covid-19 and the surge of the antiracist movement in France
Under the impulse of the Justice and Truth for Adama committee, the fight against racism may be at a turning point in France.