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A Sixth Republic in France is unlikely

8 April 2023

8:00 PM

8 April 2023

8:00 PM

France is confronted by a serious social crisis, morphing into a grave political crisis, which could become a regime crisis.

To be fair, political instability did not begin with Emmanuel Macron. It has been growing since 2000 when the presidential mandate was cut from seven to five years, rendering it coterminous with parliamentary elections and reducing the President of the Republic to little more than a super prime minister. But

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