Following the results of the first round of France’s presidential election, executive power will be contested by Marine Le Pen, (ex)leader of the fascist National Front, and Emmanuel Macron, a vacuous neoliberal technocrat who represents precisely the kind of politics that have facilitated the growth of the far right in recent years. Haymarket Books’ John McDonald interviewed Clément Petitjean, a contributor to the recently published Europe in Revolt, for a critical perspective on the election the New York Times calls the most consequential in recent French history.
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Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is a grassroots activist organization campaigning for justice in Palestine and against Islamophobia, antisemitism, and other forms of racism. Haymarket spoke to JVP representatives about their work and their forthcoming book, On Antisemitism - available here with a 40% discount.