Nonna Mayer

France is not moving to the right, but the French right is undergoing a process of radicalisation

According to a poll carried out earlier this year, more than a third of French voters agree with the ideas of the Front National. Nonna Mayer finds that these results highlight a seeming “droitisation” in France: the normalisation of the radical right as an established element of mainstream politics. By looking at the shift in values among traditional working-class voters, […]

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The blurring of the border between the mainstream right and far-right in France has helped to normalise the Front National.

A recent poll suggests that one-third of French people agree with the ideas of the Front National. Nonna Mayer looks at what lies behind this apparent normalisation of France’s once outcast far-right. The most recent poll on the popularity of France’s Front National (FN), a regular barometer conducted since 1984, shows that one third of respondents agree with the ideas of the […]

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