Front National Under Marine Le Pen Has Broadened Its Appeal – SPIEGEL ONLINE

Spiegel reports that Marine Le Pen has managed to pull the Front National from the extremist fringe into the political center. It suggests that the right-wing populists could even emerge as France’s strongest party in upcoming regional elections. But Spiegel stresses that the real prize is in 2017.

Source: Front National Under Marine Le Pen Has Broadened Its Appeal – SPIEGEL ONLINE

All eyes in are rightly on politics in France right now (pardon puns!). But could this signal changes across Europe with widespread concerns about security, immigration and economic opportunity.

Thoughts?

10 must-read economics stories of the week – Agenda – The World Economic Forum

WEF provides a curated list of some of this week’s most interesting stories on economic growth and social inclusion.

Source: 10 must-read economics stories of the week – Agenda – The World Economic Forum

In my view, all of these articles are well worth a read.