Emmanuel Macron, a center-left technocrat from the new En Marche party, won the French election on Sunday — beating the the far-right National Front’s Marine Le Pen by a decisive 65.5 percent to 34.5 precent. But what does this mean for France, Europe, and the rest of the world?
A lot, actually. The French election was hugely significant for the country’s future as well, centering on fundamental value questions like tolerance and French identity. It was also full of twists and turns, ranging from Le Pen resigning from the leadership of the Front National to a last-minute release of Macron’s emails …read more