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What's Next for the French Left?

Cole Stangler The Nation
There is no denying it: The last few months have been disastrous for the French left. As the gospel of neoliberalism goes up in flames across the Channel, French voters have handed over the republic to one of its true believers. These will be trying times for the French working class, and really anyone concerned with the country's collective well-being. Macron's electoral success does not equate with a broad democratic mandate for his policies.

Sunday’s French Election

Richard Greeman The Bullet
Macron is also pledged to another anti-worker ‘reform’: the downgrading of France's wonderful post-WWII Social Security system which includes healthcare, unemployment insurance, retirement, minimum survival income, housing subsidies and welfare for the poor.

French Communist Party: “Combating Ideological Confusion an Urgent Necessity”

Bruno Cadez & Frédéric Durand L'Humanitie in English
French Communists debated the outline of what might be the left of tomorrow that is the subject of debate, while at the same time were united in opposition to the current Socialist-led goernment free-trade policy, a policy “of moral and social regression.”
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