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Latest update : 2012-10-17

Revolt of the French 'pigeons'

Could a flock of pigeons reshape French attitudes to business? French slang for "fall guys", the pigeons have proven their point and got the government to back down on new capital gains taxes for small business. François Picard’s panel looks at the pros and cons of starting a company in a no-growth economy.

  • Marie EKELAND. Co-founder, France Digitale;
  • Stéphane DEHOCHE. President and CEO, Neolane;
  • Corinne NARASSIGUIN. French MP, French citizens abroad (North America);
  • Mark DEEN. Journalist, Bloomberg News;
  • Romain RANCIERE. Professor of economics, Paris School of Economics (from Washington).

Produced François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Isabelle Sarton du Jonchay.

Watch the second part here.

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2017-01-23 Benoit Hamon

Splintered left: French Socialists divided ahead of primary run-off (part 1)

France’s primaries of the Socialists and the left have narrowed down to two finalists: former education minister Benoit Hamon and former prime minister Manuel Valls. With...

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2017-01-23 Benoit Hamon

Splintered left: Are Europe's Social Democrats obsolete? (part 2)

France’s primaries of the Socialists and the left have narrowed down to two finalists: former education minister Benoit Hamon and former prime minister Manuel Valls. With...

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2017-01-19 Business

Davos Debate: Getting a fair share from multinationals

As business leaders, policymakers and NGOs gather at the World Economic Forum in Davos, FRANCE 24 brings you a special debate on how countries should tax multinational companies....

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2017-01-19 tax evasion

Davos Debate: Getting a fair share from multinationals (part 2)

As business leaders, policymakers and NGOs gather at the World Economic Forum in Davos, FRANCE 24 brings you a special debate on how countries should tax multinational companies....

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2017-01-19 Adama Barrow

Showdown in Gambia: Foreign troops at border as Jammeh refuses to go (part 1)

West Africa's been here before. The tiny nation of Gambia has two presidents after the winner of a presidential election took the oath in the capital of neighbouring Senegal....

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