France Insoumise’s future is in doubt. But disputes over its internal structures mask a bigger problem — the party isn't tapping into popular anger.
Cole Stangler is a Paris-based journalist writing about labor and politics. A former staff writer at International Business Times and In These Times, he has also published work in VICE, the Nation, and the Village Voice.
After a steady decline in turnout, France’s Yellow Vest movement is on the rise again. Emmanuel Macron’s call for a “great national debate” lies dead in the water.
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Macron’s anti-union reforms have passed the first stage, so what’s next for the French left?
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