Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

FOCUS

Eastern Ukraine dragged deeper into war

Read more

TALKING EUROPE

What would a Syriza victory mean for Greece?

Read more

ENCORE!

Music show: Björk, Charlie Winston and Ray Lema

Read more

FOCUS

Set, the new pro-Putin youth movement

Read more

THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of Schneider Electric: 'France is on a better track'

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Riots over cartoons of Prophet Mohammed are 'childish'

Read more

ENCORE!

Literary giant Russell Banks on freedom of speech

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Majority of EU citizens 'support transatlantic trade deal'

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Ukraine's finance minister: Kiev 'needs a substantial amount of money'

Read more

A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

DEBATE

DEBATE

Latest update : 2012-09-27

France isn't working

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 second part here.

COMMENT(S)

Archives

2015-01-23 Davos forum

Davos debate: Can big business agree on climate deal? (part 2)

With just over ten months to go before the UN climate change conference in Paris, how can a comprehensive global climate deal be achieved? FRANCE 24's Markus Karlsson put the...

Read more

2015-01-23 Davos forum

Davos debate: Can big business agree on climate deal?

With just over ten months to go before the UN climate change conference in Paris, how can a comprehensive global climate deal be achieved? FRANCE 24's Markus Karlsson put the...

Read more

2015-01-22 eurozone

Make or break moment for the euro: Will unprecedented bond-buying beat deflation? (part 2)

The European Central Bank is embarking on an unprecedented 18-month bond-buying experiment, to the tune of 60 billion euros a month through September of next year. ECB president...

Read more

2015-01-22 eurozone

Make or break moment for the euro: Will unprecedented bond-buying beat deflation? (part 1)

The European Central Bank is embarking on an unprecedented 18-month bond-buying experiment, to the tune of 60 billion euros a month through September of next year. ECB president...

Read more

2015-01-21 Manuel Valls

France's urban 'apartheid': Paris attacks rattle the Republic's model of integration (part 1)

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has warned of a "cultural, ethnic, and territorial apartheid" in this country and of the government's responsibility to build social cohesion....

Read more