Reflections

Centrist Contenders Arise in Europe

Mar 22, 2017 | 00:18 GMT
In the EU, centrist candidates are rising to balance out Euroskeptics like the National Front
Emmanuel Macron has surged to prominence in the French presidential election. Opinion polls show that the center-left candidate and the National Front's Marine Le Pen are favored to reach the second round of voting.
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The emergence of strong nationalism and Euroskepticism across Europe has challenged Europe's traditional political parties and threatened the continuity of Continental integration. But in the past few weeks, the political establishment has found itself under fire from a different direction....

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