The ‘New’ France

The ‘New’ France

The French President after his May election. Photo: Guillaume Paumier

THIS PAST SPRING, French President Nicolas Sarkozy won 53 percent of the votes. Dissent co-editor Mitchell Cohen, Philippe Askenazy, Françoise Gaspard, Nancy L. Green, and Jean-Baptiste Soufron consider how the elections reflect a dramatically different France–and how Sarkozy will impact his country’s future.

“France: Red Rose, Blue Grip” by Mitchell Cohen
“France’s 35-Hour Workweek” by Philippe Askenazy
“Gender and Politics in France” by Françoise Gaspard
“Of Croissants and Couscous” by Nancy L. Green
“Internet Politics in France” by Jean-Baptiste Soufron


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