Anger is palpable in the streets of France today, as the recent killing of 17-year-old Nahel by police during a traffic stop ignited countrywide protests. Such large-scale unrest hadn’t been seen since the Gilet Jaunes movement took off five years ago.
As a result of this, and of his extremely unpopular pension reform – which also saw widespread protests – Emmanuel Macron‘s popularity has hit rock bottom, with support surging for both the far-right and the Left.
What does all of this mean for people in France, and what lessons can be learned by those elsewhere in Europe?
Watch this vital conversation featuring Yanis Varoufakis, Julijana Zita, Erik Edman and the rest of our team, as well as our special guest, Stathis Kouvelakis.
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