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Latest update : 2014-06-18

Hollande's First Big Strike: Can the Socialist President Take On the Unions? (part 2)

One week into their strike, French rail workers have clashed with riot police outside the National Assembly and occupied train tracks. They're up in arms over reform plans ahead of a Europe-wide opening of rail traffic to competition in 2019. Many of those striking voted for Hollande in 2012. But many more French people are against the walkout. Will an unpopular left-wing president institute the market reforms his conservative predecessor could not?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Erwan LE NOAN

Consultant in Competition and Fiscal Law

Raquel GARRIDO

Spokesperson, Parti de Gauche (Party of the Left)

Pierre-Emmanuel GUIGO

Professor of political sciences, Sciences-Po, and researcher in political communication

Alexis POULIN

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2017-08-18 Spain

Spain attacks - Can Europe prepare for vehicle-ramming terror attacks?

The terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils this week are the latest in a string of vehicle-ramming attacks in Europe. Do Europeans need to be better prepared for this kind of...

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2017-08-16 Donald Trump

US racial tensions: How far should freedom of speech be stretched?

US President Donald Trump has sparked fury after calling some of the participants in the racist Charlottesville rally “very fine people”, blaming also the anti-racist protestors...

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2017-08-14 Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso attack: How to restore security in the Sahel region?

At least 18 people were killed in a terror attack in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou on Sunday night. Last month, the idea of setting up a five-nation African task force was...

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2017-08-15 India

India and Pakistan mark 70 years of independence: Can the two countries ever reconcile?

Will India and Pakistan ever be friends? As the two countries celebrate 70 years since they gained their independence, India's prime minister has accused Kashmir separatists of...

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2017-08-09 France

Security in France: Is France's "Opération Sentinelle" still working?

A man is currently under arrest after a car drove into a group of soldiers in a western Paris suburb on Wednesday morning. Six soldiers have been injured. All of them were a week...

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