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All dogs may go to heaven after all

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Our panel of Paris-based journalists review the week’s international news: the stories that made the headlines and also those you may have missed! Join us every Friday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

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Latest update : 2012-07-09

French Socialism in the age of austerity - July 6, 2012

Yet another banking scandal you might say, but the rate-fixing charges brought against Barclays could spread fast and challenge whatever faith remains in those who handle our money. Also, the PRI's promises in Mexico and French Socialism meets austerity.

  • Vivienne Walt, Time magazine
  • Judah Grunstein, World Politics Review
  • Patrick Vignal, Reuters news agency
  • Antonio Rodriguez, Agence France-Presse (AFP)

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