A demonstrator uses a slingshot to throw projectiles at police during a protest against rising oil prices and living costs in Paris on December 1. Photo: AFP
SCMP Editorial
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SCMP Editorial

Macron’s challenges extend beyond France

  • The domestic backlash against the French president’s policies has emboldened his rivals on both sides of the political divide
  • A failure to calm the crisis could undermine efforts to keep the European Union firmly on a centrist path

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A demonstrator uses a slingshot to throw projectiles at police during a protest against rising oil prices and living costs in Paris on December 1. Photo: AFP
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