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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2018-01-31

Good Trump, Bad Trump: US president touts unity... and divisive immigration plan

"Tonight I call upon all of us to set aside our differences, to seek out common ground". It's not always what you hear from Donald Trump, but he did use those words in his State of the Union address. Trump's overture came before a Congress where a battle now awaits on immigration. Will the nativist core of his electorate drive the agenda on selected immigration, curbs on welcoming family members of migrants... and closing the border on more than people but also on free trade arrangements?

Produced by Charles WENTE, Maya-Anaïs YATAGHÈNE & Laure FOURQUET.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Josh KRAUSHAAR

Political editor, National Journal @HotlineJosh

Miranda YAVER

Lecturer in Political Science, Yale University

Chris CHMIELENSKI

Director of Content & Activism at Numbers USA

Ruth BEN-ARTZI

Visiting Fellow, Sciences Po Paris

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2018-08-21 Debate

Day 100 for Oleg Sentsov: Crimean-born filmmaker on indefinite hunger strike

Crimean-born filmmaker Oleg Sentsov is now on Day 100 of a hunger strike in an Arctic penal colony and close to death, claim his advocates. We'll tell the story of this outspoken...

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2018-08-20 Debate

Venezuela's meltdown

Today in the France 24 Debate: Venezuela's meltdown. Nicolas Maduro's decision to crop five zeroes off the Bolivar has triggered panic as citizens wait to see if the 96 percent...

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2018-08-09 Debate

Headed for war? Israel-Gaza conflict flares despite truce talks

Violence erupted again this week, with dozens of rockets fired into Israel and scores of Israeli military strikes on Gaza. A long-range rocket landed in Beersheba, the first time...

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2018-08-08 Debate

Argentina abortion bill: Country braces for historic vote to legalise abortion

Senators in Argentina are debating whether or not to legalise abortion in all cases up to 14 weeks of pregnancy. Currently, it’s only allowed if the fetus is deformed, the woman...

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2018-08-08 Debate

Colombia's Ivan Duque : What are the new president's plans for the peace deal?

Ivan Duque has just been being sworn in as President of Colombia. The 42-year-old is known for his close ties to former head of state Alvaro Uribe and campaigned on a promise to...

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