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Progressives vs populists: Macron, Orban and Europe’s faultline

It’s the progressives vs the populists, Macron vs Orban

9 April 2022

9:00 AM

9 April 2022

9:00 AM

As soon as Emmanuel Macron was sure that Joe Biden had won the American election, he tweeted: ‘We have a lot to do to overcome today’s challenges. Let’s work together!’ There was no effusive tweet this week from the Élysée when 54 per cent of Hungarian voters re-elected Viktor Orban as Prime Minister for a fourth term.

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