On La Macronie, or Macronistan
Is France in perma-crisis? We talk to Nathan Sperber, independent researcher on political economy based in Paris and the author of a recent piece on Macronistan in American Affairs.
Does Macron evince a neo-statist turn, away from the entrepreneurial, neoliberal rhetoric of 2017? And what about the anti-establishment forces, left and right – how much of a chance do they have to shake La Macronie, or will they be co-opted?
Muddling Through in Macronia: How Populism and the Establishment Intertwine, Nathan Sperber, American Affairs
Emmanuel Macron announces the “end of abundance”, Katherine Bayford, Unherd