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Latest update : 2017-05-18

French revolution: Will Macron blow up traditional left-right divide? (part 2)

Monday's naming of a prime minister from the Les Républicains party already split the main French centre-right bloc that just a few months ago was the heavy favourite to win the elections. Is the naming of a cabinet that brings under the same tent a wide palate of politicians the final nail in the coffin for the conservatives but also for the other mainstream parties, be they centrist or Socialist? Has Emmanuel Macron already succeeded in blowing up French politics as we know them?

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Produced by Michele BARBERO, Alessandro XENOS, Van MEGUERDITCHIAN

By François PICARD

Our guests

Arnaud VAISSIÉ

Co-founder, International SOS

Charles BEIGBEDER

Paris city councillor, Les Républicains

Marie TOUSSAINT

Member of The Greens

Martin MICHELOT

Deputy Director, EUROPEUM Institute

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