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Latest update : 2012-09-27

France isn't working (part 2)

Can you announce lay-offs when you make billions in profits? Judging by French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi, the answer appears to be: yes, but be prepared to incur the wrath of public opinion. The French way of doing business is confronted with ever-growing mass unemployment in the France 24 Debate.

  • Mark DEEN. Journalist, Bloomberg;
  • Agnès MICHEL. Social and Economic Issues Committee, French Green Party (EELV);
  • Mario SCHELLBERG. CEO, SGN Telecom.

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis.

Watch the first part here.

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2017-07-20 Europe

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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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