Didier Fassin lectures at the podium
Dan Komoda

Divide and Rule

In the London Review of Books, Didier Fassin, James D. Wolfensohn Professor in the School of Social Science, examines the recent European elections from a French perspective, arguing that Emmanuel Macron’s representation of the democratic challenge for Europe as an alternative between “nationalists” and “progressives,” whom he would embody, is a mere rhetoric to elude the fact that his actual politics is a traditional “mix of neoliberalism and authoritarianism, projected by means of his own distinctive form of populism.”

Read more at the London Review of Books.

July 15, 2019