Tag: Marine Le Pen

Philippe Poutou’s Subversive Presidential Bid

Photo: AFP/Joel Saget Left Voice’s second issue, “Women on the Front Lines”, is now available for purchase. For every magazine sold, we will donate a dollar to a worker controlled factory in Argentina. The unusual nature of the 2017 French presidential election is the culmination of a larger organic crisis currently facing French capitalism. The two major social and political alliances that have dominated French politics since the 1980s – that is to say the “left” (or more precisely, the center-left) and the “right” – have been slowly, but surely, coming apart. Uncertainty about the election’s outcome has continued to