In this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, and associate editor Karina Piser discuss the issues shaping Sunday’s presidential election in France. For the Report, Eleonora Vio talks with Peter Dörrie about the evolution of right-wing extremism in Germany and the factors making the country’s eastern region particularly welcoming to these movements.
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Relevant Articles on WPR:
Already Forgotten in France, Hollande Will Be Missed in the Global Arena
Is France’s Chaotic Presidential Election Just the Prelude to Political Instability?
Why Eastern Germany Has Become Fertile Soil for the Far Right
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