The focus of the French election campaign suddenly shifts from the economy to racism and national identity. But was it a wise move on the part of the outgoing president to back his interior minister’s controversial remarks on the relative values of civilisations?
- Charles GIVADINOVITCH. UMP Progressive Youth Movement;
- Bruno GOLLNISCH. National Front party;
- Stephen CLARKE. Journalist and author;
- Gilles IVALDI. Researcher, CNRS (from Nice), co-author www.500signatures.net blog
Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis, Pauline Heilmann.