The humanities and social science

2022 Issue №1

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The Eric Zemmour phenomenon in French politics



The article examines the peculiarities of the worldview and political views of French presidential candidate Eric Zemmour, an extreme right-wing na­tionalist whose popularity came as the main political surprise of the 2022 elec­tion campaign. The article reveals Zemmour's attitude towards the key issues of historical politics and the current French political agenda, such as identity crisis, total nihilism, feminization of politics, his attitude towards Germany, the USA, NATO, the EU, Russia and his views on the Ukrainian issue.