A demonstration in Paris against same-sex marriage, in March. Photograph by Philippe Wojazer/Reuters.
"When such turmoil strikes, the root tends to be an economy in crisis. France today is officially back in recession. Hollande has announced that he expects zero economic growth in 2013 … As a result, young men and women have started, in the grand tradition of French history, to turn toward political extremes."
Emily Greenhouse on the death of a student and the resurgence of the far-right in France: http://nyr.kr/1agpAYa