Chirac’s victory in the second round of the French National Assembly elections has been widely presented as a further part of a European swing to the political right.
The results of the June 2 first round of the national assembly elections are not simply a right wing success and do not give a full picture of French politics.
The first-round success of far-right leader, Jean-Marie le Pen, in the French presidential elections shocked the world. Hardly discussed, however, were the votes for the Trotskyist parties. Socialism Today interviews Alex Rouillard, organiser for Gauche […]