Brief history of the National Front party

National Front, Front National or FN, is the nationalist right-wing political party in France and its political roots date back to late 19th century pro-monarchy group. Unlike Emmanuelle Macron’s party En Marche!, FN has a much longer history of successes and failures. Jean-Marie Le Pen, the current presidential candidate Marine Le Pen’s father, founded FN …

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Le Pen steps down as FN president to focus on her candidacy… showing the background of the movement she comes from

Marine Le Pen’s decision to step down as the leader of National Front has already proven to be a costly one.   Jean-Francois Jalkh replaced her less than a week ago and has already stepped down after comments he made about the holocaust during a 2000 interview resurfaced, FN vice president Louis Aliot confirmed.   …

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Le Pen and Trump, different candidates but same ideas

National Front presidential candidate Marine Le Pen not only supports US President Donald Trump, but also shares his ideas and similar methods to try to and win the French election. By explaining what populism is and how it functions, these similarities will sound all too familiar.  What is populism? One of the most commonly used …

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