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2014-07-22 07:21 IN THE FRENCH PRESS

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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 : 2011-08-31

Taxing the rich: should wealthy people pay more?

The rich and super-rich want to pay more taxes to help the economy. It started with American business tycoon Warren Buffet. Then here in France, fifteen billionaires followed suit. In Italy and Germany, the wealthy have also said they want to pay more to help balance their countries' finances. But can these good intentions actually produce the desired effect? And why are billionaires offering more money?

  • Tarik MOUAKIL. Economist, Author of "Asset Markets, Portfolio Choice and Macroeconomic Activity";
  • Craig COPETAS. Senior writer, Bloomberg News;
  • Sony KAPOOR. Managing Director, Re-Define (from Brussels);
  • David LOGAN. Economist, Tax Foundation (from Washington).

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2014-07-21 Paris

Israel-Gaza, From Bad to Worse? With no Ceasefire in Sight, Conflict Spillover Felt Elsewhere (part 2)

How long can it go on? Fourteen days into the conflict, Israelis and Palestinians are still answering fire with fire. We knew then that hardliners on both sides were ready to dig...

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2014-07-21 anti-Semitism

Israel-Gaza, From Bad to Worse? With no Ceasefire in Sight, Conflict Spillover Felt Elsewhere

How long can it go on? Fourteen days into the conflict, Israelis and Palestinians are still answering fire with fire. We knew then that hardliners on both sides were ready to dig...

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2014-07-16 European Union

Juncker's Europe: A New Age of Growth?

Jean-Claude Juncker's nomination as the next president of the European Commission signals the start of a new era in Brussels. Juncker was a controversial choice - at least one EU...

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2014-07-16 European Union

Juncker's Europe: A New Age of Growth? (part 2)

Jean-Claude Juncker's nomination as the next president of the European Commission signals the start of a new era in Brussels. Juncker was a controversial choice - at least one EU...

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2014-07-15 Germany

Germany's Winning Habit: How Does the Mannschaft Dominate On and Off the Field?

Germany's all-conquering footballers have brought home the sport's top prize. The win in many ways shows much about the German method. A way of approaching sport, business and...

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