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Latest update : 2018-05-22

'Macron sees high earners as key to getting the French economy moving again'

This Tuesday sees another day of strikes across France, this time led by civil servants. President Emmanuel Macron has pledged to cull their numbers by 120,000 by 2022. Work stoppages at the national rail company SNCF also grind on. A year into Macron's presidency, Adam Plowright, author of "The French Exception," gives us his view on how Macron has done so far.



2018-06-22 Delano D’SOUZA

Crisis averted: What lessons have been learned from Cape Town's water shortage?

In today's Perspective we shine the spotlight on the water crisis in South Africa. Late last year, things got so bad that the government even announced the prospect of "Day...

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2018-06-21 William HILDERBRANDT

Turkey's crackdown: 'This is unprecedented on many levels'

In today's Perspective we meet Amnesty International's Director for Turkey, Idil Eser. She has been campaigning for the release of Amnesty's Turkey Chair Taner Kilic. Eser was...

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2018-06-20 William HILDERBRANDT

World Refugee Day: The story of a French mother who took in an Afghan refugee

In today's Perspective we speak to Benoit Cohen and Mohammad Ewaz. Cohen is a French filmmaker and author of "Mohammad, My Mother and Me". It's the real-life story of his widowed...

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2018-06-19 William HILDERBRANDT

Grandmas Project: 'Their history was passed down through food'

In today's Perspective we meet Jonas Pariente. He is the founder of Grandmas Project, a website that compiles videos of recipes and stories from grandmothers around the world,...

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2018-06-18 William HILDERBRANDT

Charitable donations: 'By 2024, we believe giving will be the norm'

In today's Perspective we spoke to tech entrepreneur Alexandre Mars, a man sometimes called the French Bill Gates. His mission is to boost the effectiveness of charitable...

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