Extreme right-wing candidate Jean-Marie Le Pen’s recently advanced to the French presidential election, highlighting a wave of anti-immigration sentiment in that country. Diane and her guests talk about Le Pen’s unexpected popularity and other signals from Europe’s political right.

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  • Gary Younge columnist for the "Guardian" and "The Nation, and author of "Stranger in a Strange Land" and "No Place Like Home."
  • Patricia Schlessinger ARD German Public Television
  • Jacqueline Grapin president, European Institute in Washington

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