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Economic Update With Richard Wolff: Le Pen, Fascism and France

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On this episode of Economic Update, Professor Richard Wolff talks about the final round of French presidential elections between Marine Le Pene and Emmanuel Macron. Professor Wolff describes Le Pen as a Trump-style politician who promotes an anti-immigrant rhetoric, ultra-nationalism, and has also expressed interest in leaving the European Union. On the other hand, Macron is part of the French political establishment and served as Minister of Economy and Finance under French president Francois Hollande. Mr. Wolff highlights the fact that 20% of the French people voted for a left-wing progressive named Jean-Luc Melenchon in the first round. A lot...
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