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Macron`s economic agenda will be “essential to prevent the National Front from becoming stronger in five years time”

The election in France on Sunday was important because it could have been the beginning of the end of the European Union and the Euro. But Emmanuel Macron won and the EU and the Euro survived. At least for now.

Marine Le Pen didn`t want to stay in the European Union and promised to renegotiate European treaties in a way that would have effectively ended the single currency, the common market, and the Schengen border-fee zone.

 

 

Keep in mind that 10,6 million people in France voted for the right-wing party National Front and Marine Le Pen (Macron: 20,7 million). That is the best result ever for Le Pens party. People on that side doesnt like EU, but that doesn`t mean Macron will push for changes.

Macron said he wants more joint EU investment projects and less rigid budget-austerity rules imposed by Germany. This is also something that Theresa May will pay close attention to. The UK doesn`t want France to have a better deal than them.

Emmanuel Macron and his campaign has promised to invest $55 billion in new technologies and energy. He wants to cut primary school class sizes and expand job training, merge France`s disparate pension systems, using tax breaks to encourage jobs in poor neighborhoods.

Housing tax is not so popular in France, so Macron also wants to eliminate that too. In addition, he wants to cut payroll taxes, imposing a flat 30 percent tax on capital and refocusing France`s wealth tax solely on the property.

But where is he gonna take the money from? Macron said he will cut €60 billion through more efficient government. On top of that Macron want to pursue greater integration and tax harmonization along with stronger anti-dumping measures in EU trade pacts, which means he will start to negotiate with the European Union.

This is some of the things Macron want to do as a President of France, but is he able to do all this? Not alone of course. It depends on the election in June, and En Marche! was created only a few months ago and has no parliamentary history. That`s interesting.

Emmanuel Macron needs a majority in the National Assembly if he wants to be able to govern. That being said; in every instance since 1981, the party that wins the presidency has gone on to win a parliamentary majority. The drawback for Macron can be his weak history in politics.

He can collaborate with the Socialists or the center-right Republicans, but it can also end up to be very messy, but lets not hope so. Its the last thing France need now.

The populists in France are angry and afraid. They are afraid for immigration and jobs. Low wages and unemployment. De-industrialization and terrorism. If Macron fail, Le Pen`s party can grow and be much bigger.

Emmanuel Macron said the success of his economic agenda will be “essential to prevent the National Front from becoming stronger in five years time”.

He is a former investment banker. Educated at elite schools and became a Socialist economy minister, and he has managed to become the voice of «radical centrism».

Macron is the youngest President in French history, and the 39-year old Emmanuel Macron will be inaugurated on Sunday 14 May 2017.

 

 

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Emmanuel Macron has 62% of the vote while Jaques Chirac had 82,2% against Marine Le Pen`s father in 2002

People in France are at a very critical moment as they need to vote for a pro-European liberal or a far-right challenger. Voters in France will not only vote for France`s future but also for its place in the European Union.

Whats so special about this election is that the Socialist party and the center-right that have run France since the 1950s is out of the game with their old models. No matter what the winner is, the new President of France will have an agenda for change.

So, who is the next President of France?

 

 

The difference between Macron and Le Pen is that Macron want to stay in the European Union and Le Pen want to get out as soon as possible. They talked about it in a TV debate earlier this week. Emmanuel Macron also had this to say about Le Pen and her right-wing party:

“The France I want will not be divided. To make that happened we will need to leave a system that produced them. You are the co production of the system you are denouncing because you living thanks to it. You are its parasite!”

Wow! That was heavy stuff. «War declared» was also the headline in front of the newspaper in France earlier this week, and that was a message from Ms. Le Pen. There is no doubt; there is a war out there. The globalists vs The Populists.

Its a Populist wave in Europe, but we saw in Netherland that the Populists are still a minority. People in Netherland didnt want them. The latest poll in France is telling us that Macron will win by 62% which is a big victory.

But its not as good as Jacques Chiracs victory in 2002. He won 82,2% of the vote against the far-right candidate Jean-Marie Le Pen, which is the father of Marine Le Pen.

Chirac`s internal policies initially included lower tax rates, the removal of price control, strong punishment for crime and terrorism, and business privatization. After pursuing these policies as Prime Minister in 1986 – 1988, he changed his method.

He argued for more socially responsible economic policies, and he was elected in 1995 after campaigning on a platform of healing the “social rift” (fracture sociale).

Then, Chiracs economic policies, based on dirigisme, state-directed ideals, stood in opposition to the laissez-faire policies of the United Kingdom, which Chirac famously described as "Anglo-Saxon ultraliberalism". Chiracs religion is Roman Catholicism just like Emmanuel Macron.

There is a war going on and some of the weapons is «fake news». During the heated and sometimes vicious TV debate, Le Pen told Macron she hoped “we will not find out that you have an offshore account in the Bahamas”.

That was a reference to documents circulating on the internet that linked Macron to a Caribbean bank and was easily identifiable as forgeries. Macron swiftly rejected the comment as «defamation».

Paris prosecutors have launched a preliminary investigation into whether the fake news was being used to influence Sunday`s election runoff. Are we facing the same tactic as we saw during the American election?

“Macron came to Greeces aid during our crisis. The left should back him, Yanis Varoufakis said. Former President Obama said: «Im not planning to get involved in many elections now that I don`t have to run for office again, but the French election is very important to the future of France and the values that we care so much about”.

He added: “I have admired the campaign that Emmanuel Macron has run. He has stood up for liberal values. He put forward the vision for the important role that France plays in Europe and around the world. And he has committed to a better future for French people. He appeals to people`s hopes, and not their fears.”

I look forward to Sunday.

 

 

 

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