Latest update: 04/07/2012
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So much for French Socialism? France faces budget squeeze (part 2)
France's new leaders may have trouble saying the word "austerity", but no sooner are they in office than they face a larger-than-expected deficit and smaller-than-expected growth. Socialism "à la française" finds itself put to the test of Europe’s sovereign debt crisis.
- Richard YUNG, Senator, French Socialist Party;
- Jonas HADDAD, National Delegate for Youth, UMP party;
- Mark DEEN, Jounalist, Bloomberg News.
Watch the first part
Program produced and prepared by Christopher Davies, Anelise Borges and Mary Colombel