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An interview with a French or international personality from the world of economics, politics, culture or diplomacy. Every Monday and Wednesday at 4.45 pm Paris time. Saturday at 7.45 am.

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Latest update : 2011-08-31

Jacques Attali, Economist

Frenchman Jacques Attali, a professor and prolific writer and blogger, has worn many hats over the years. He's currently president of PlaNet Finance, an international, non-profit organisation that helps alleviate poverty through microfinance. Douglas Herbert asks him if politicians are acting more like lackeys of financial markets than true statesmen, and if democracy is becoming an illusion, subverted by speculators and the whim of investors.

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