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THE DEBATE

Disrupted economy: Jobless in the digital age (part 1)

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Disrupted economy: Jobless in the digital age (part 2)

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Widespread shortages in Venezuela and the growing industry for African video games

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Unsettling surge in murders of Bangladesh’s activists and freethinkers

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Cuba Gooding Jr. plays O.J. Simpson in 'American Crime Story'

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'What does the social unrest say about France?'

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BUSINESS DAILY

Railway workers to add to French strike misery

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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.

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Latest update : 2011-01-13

Tunisia's Tipping Point? (part 2)

Sparks fly as François Picard’s guests argue over the root causes of unprecedented social unrest in Tunisia. As Tunisia’s business model is put to the test by rising unemployed among skilled labourers, word gets out thanks to the internet, this in a country usually accused of keeping all dissent under wraps.

A debate with François Picard and guests:

Taoufik MATHLOUTHI, Tunisian political activist
Jean-Marie FARDEAU, Director of Human Rights Watch Paris
Lahcen ACHY, Senior economist at the Carnegie Middle East Center, Beirut (by satellite from Rabat, Morocco)
Lina BEN MHENNI, Tunisian blogger and Lecturer at Tunis University (by skype from Tunis, Tunisia)

Programme prepared by Yi Song, Pauline Heilmann and Jeanette Coombs

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2016-05-31 strike

Disrupted economy: Jobless in the digital age (part 1)

Has globalization run out of gas? The popular term to describe the mood is insurgent. Here in France, unions and students are revolting against labor reform. What kind of job...

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2016-05-31 employment

Disrupted economy: Jobless in the digital age (part 2)

Has globalization run out of gas? The popular term to describe the mood is insurgent. Here in France, unions and students are revolting against labor reform. What kind of job...

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2016-05-30 Iraq

Fallujah: Make or break, Iraq offensive led by Shiite militia (part 1)

Has the tide turned for IS group militants in Iraq and Syria? The so-called caliphate is currently under pressure from Iraqi forces in the Sunni stronghold of Fallujah, but a...

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2016-05-30 Fallujah

Fallujah: Make or break, Iraq offensive led by Shiite militia (part 2)

Has the tide turned for IS group militants in Iraq and Syria? The so-called caliphate is currently under pressure from Iraqi forces in the Sunni stronghold of Fallujah, but a...

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2016-05-26 Barack Obama

Obama in Japan: Competing world visions at G7 summit (part 2)

At the G7 summit in Japan both past and future are looming large as Barack Obama started his visit with a tour of an ancient shrine with his host Shinzo Abe. The Japanese prime...

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