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that false French president Emmanuel macron is reaching out directly to voters not just in France but in every single European Union country with newspaper columns laying out his vision for a more unified and assertive he you head of the blocks parliamentary elections in may and one shielded from nationalist factions and pressures from other world powers it comes as micron in the E. U. establishment but heads against members like Italy and it's far right anti establishment government also geopolitical tensions with Russia and China and increasingly the US ally the United States who he specifically calls a quote competitor on trade it's an unusual PR campaign major papers and all twenty eight member countries from the guardian in Britain to Spain's el pie use or carrying it some examples from the lengthy text include a unified refugee policy and stricter border controls he wants a blanket ban on foreign donations to political parties and a centralized oversight agency to protect elections he's also calling to ban or restrict foreign companies team to strategic threats Europe first as opposed to America first all this he says will bring in what he calls a new European renaissance if voters across that you you agree with them