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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2010-12-17

Europe: austerity anger management

Is there a disconnect between Europe's leaders who convene Thursday for a summit...and their citizens who are protesting in the streets? Are we headed for a winter of discontent? How tight should belt-tightening go?

A debate with François Picard and guests:

Vivien SCHMIDT, Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Author of “Democracy in Europe: The EU and National Polities”
Thierry DEDIEU, CFDT Trade Union
Nicolas VERON, Research Fellow at Bruegel (Brussels) and Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics (Washington DC) (by satellite from Brussels)

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2017-07-20 Europe

Polish democracy under threat? EU warns Warsaw over judicial independence

Alarm bells are ringing across Europe as the balance of power changes in Poland. The lower house of parliament has passed a bill allowing the dismissal of Supreme Court justices,...

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2017-07-19 Americas

'Let it fail': Trump's hands-off approach to governing

Six months into his presidency, there's no denying Donald Trump has brought a very different way of governing to the White House. Like his reality TV shows, it's a drama that...

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2017-07-18 Asia-pacific

Tightening the screws: The two faces of Xi Jinping's China

He's already China's most powerful president in decades, so why does Xi Jinping seem to be tightening his grip even further? The strict measures include the treatment of Nobel...

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2017-07-17 Americas

Downward spiral: How to break Venezuela's impasse?

In Venezuela, the downward spiral seems unstoppable. On Sunday, the opposition organised a plebiscite, drawing a mass turnout and a resounding "no" to constitutional change....

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2017-07-13 Donald Trump

Trump in Paris: America's new place in the world

It's a two-day Parisian getaway that includes dinner and a show. After getting down to business at the Elysée Palace, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron are off to dinner at a...

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