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Greek myths and reality (part 2)

Belt-tightening has been approved but the numbers don’t add up: even if Greece goes through with the privatisations it has promised, it will still be swimming in debt. François Picard’s panel discuss whether Greeks can come up with answers on their own, inside or out of the eurozone.

  • Efthymios ARAVANTINOS. Press counselor, Greek Embassy in Paris.
  • Ali FATEMI. Professor and Chairman Department of Finance, American Graduate School of Economics in Paris.
  • Yanis VAROUFAKIS. Professor of Economic Theory, Athens University (from Athens).
  • Bernardo BARTOLOTTI. Professor of Economics at the University of Turin and founder of the Privatization Barometer (from Turin, Italy).

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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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