Haunted by Marine Le Pen

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High public debt, unemployment on the rise, social tensions and the looming threat of Marine Le Pen as president of the Republic. 

As  François Hollande’s five year stint reaches its conclusion, he leaves behind him a country in the midst of a maelstrom. France is currently in the throes of a deeprooted crisis of politics and identity, shaken to its foundations by the recent terrorist attacks, which have been compounded by the migrant crisis and a global political outlook that has knocked all points of reference out of kilter.

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