Patrick Kaper
The EU breathed a sigh of relief as former economy minister and centrist Emmanuel Macron defeated the far right Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election on Sunday, May 7. A Le Pen presidency promised grave implications for the anxious and divided European Union, galvanizing the populist movement sweeping across core member states and testing the foundations of long standing political precedents.

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