The 2024 European elections were indicative of a growing center-right and far-right trend in Europe.

The impact has particularly been felt in France, where after the massive success of the far right National Front. In surprise centre-right president Emmanuel Macron called for snap elections.

The Wire’s contributor Jahan Rezakhanlou asked, Bertrand Bourgeois, senior lecturer of French Studies at the University of Melbourne about the European elections and their impact on French politics.

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Featured In Story: Bertrand Bourgeois – senior lecturer at University of Melbourne

First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 18 June 2024