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.