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Latest update : 2017-01-23

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 elections coming up in Germany and the Netherlands, is the future of Europe populist and nationalist? Or do voters simply want their left to be more left and their right to be more right, this as they grapple with an era of uncertainty over jobs, wages, and identity?

Click here for PART ONE. 

Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Laura SLIMANI

President, Young French Socialists, @LauraSlimani

Elisabeth HUMBERT DORFMULLER

Member of the SPD party

Nicholas VINOCUR

Journalist, Politico.eu

Robert ZARETSKY

Professor of French History, University of Houston

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2017-11-16 COP23

Clearing the air: How to make Paris climate agreement stick?

The planet's getting warmer, faster; China's carbon emissions are back on the rise; India's capital is blanketed in what feels like record smog; and the United States is not only...

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2017-11-15 Africa

The fall of Mugabe? Zimbabwe military detains president

This time, it finally looks like the end for Robert Mugabe. Zimbabwe's 93-year old president has not spoken since the military moved in overnight and seized key points of the...

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2017-11-14 Brexit

Divided Kingdom: UK Parliament, Cabinet at odds over Brexit

It was a particularly long day for Britain's embattled prime minister. In parliament, Theresa May has to fend off challenges within her own party. As the clock ticks on...

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2017-11-13 counter-terrorism

Paris attacks: Two years later, France grapples with how to fight terror

Two years on, France remembers the 130 killed, along with the survivors of the shootings at the Bataclan concert hall, the national stadium and at the terraces of Right Bank...

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2017-11-09 Asia-pacific

Trump in China: US president hails 'great chemistry' with Xi Jinping

Once upon a time, there was a China-bashing US presidential candidate. A year and a day later, Donald J. Trump is feted in Beijing, blaming trade imbalances on his predecessors...

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