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The French and the rich (part 2)

When the richest man in France applies for Belgian citizenship, the France 24 Debate gets caught in a crossfire between those blasting LVMH boss Bernard Arnault, and those pointing the finger at the new Socialist government's plan to tax the rich.

  • A. Craig Copetas, Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group;
  • Pierre Haski, Journalist and co-founder, Rue89.com;
  • Agnès Michel, Economist, Terra Nova;
  • Jan Randolph, Director of sovereign risk analysis, IHS Global Insight.

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2017-07-20 Poland

Polish democracy under threat: EU warns Warsaw over judicial independence

Alarm bells across Europe as the balance of power changes in Poland. The lower house of parliament approved a bill allowing the dismissal of Supreme Court justices, this after...

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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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