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Why France's centre-left resists globalisation

Jan 02, 2019 - The Business Times Singapore

Washington, DC

POPULAR uprisings across France are threatening to shatter the hope that so many had placed in French President Emmanuel Macron after his election in May 2017. With his party, La République En Marche !, having secured an absolute parliamentary majority, Mr Macron promised to pursue difficult reforms not just in France, but also within the European Union. But now he is facing the biggest crisis of his presidency.

Revitalisation of the EU has long depended on a strong ...