We analyse the French presidential election results, the country’s geographical and class divides, and what a second term for Macron means for the EU.
Emmanuel Macron Is Forming a New Right-Wing Bloc, Interview with Bruno Amable, Jacobin
Why Macron is invincible, Christopher Caldwell, Unherd
Le Pen was doomed from the start, Nathan Pinkoski, Compact
Waking Up from Anesthesia: Decline and Violence in France, Alexis Moriatis, Brooklyn Rail
Macron, Le Pen and France’s long battle between order and dissent, Sudhir Hazareesingh, FT
Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s new supporters: the young, urban working class, Julie Carriat, Le Monde