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Can France be reformed? (part 2)

With coffers empty, France’s Socialists raise the retirement age and float the idea of a new carbon tax. But is France really stuck in "tax hell", as business leaders claim? François Picard’s panel argues over the French model and Brussels’ push to get the state to wind down its huge stake in the economy.

  • Leonidas KALOGEROPOULOS, Entrepreneur and Vice-president, Ethic;
  • Philippe CORDERY, Socialist Party Member of the French Parliament;
  • Gérard DUSSILLOL, Finance Expert, Thomas More Institute;
  • Stéphanie ANTOINE, France 24 Business Editor.

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    Programme produced and prepared by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Julia Kim and Diaraye Bah 

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2015-03-05 China

Coughing dragon? China's growth slows amid credit crunch fears (part 2)

Has the Chinese dragon caught a cough? Growth is down, while public debt amounts to 10% of GDP if measured properly. Will a planned curb on spending burst not just China but all...

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2015-03-05 China

Coughing dragon? China's growth slows amid credit crunch fears (part 1)

Has the Chinese dragon caught a cough? Growth is down, while public debt amounts to 10% of GDP if measured properly. Will a planned curb on spending burst not just China but all...

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2015-03-04 children

Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 1)

Are we too soft on smacking? The Strasbourg-based Council of Europe has taken France to task for not banning corporal punishment, when 22 of the Council's 47 member states have...

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2015-03-04 children

Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 2)

Are we too soft on smacking? The Strasbourg-based Council of Europe has taken France to task for not banning corporal punishment, when 22 of the Council's 47 member states have...

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2015-03-03 Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu on Capitol Hill: Israeli PM calls for deal breaker with Iran (part 2)

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress has angered the White House – coming just two weeks before a general election in Israel. And the partisanship goes beyond...

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