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Latest update : 2018-01-24

Macron in Davos: French president pleads for more ambitious Europe

"France is back". Emmanuel Macron drew applause in Davos with that line. The French president was definitely playing to a friendly audience as he pitched his country and his continent to the captains of globalisation in Davos. He also pleaded for a global compact to make growth more ethical and pointedly called on the US and China to sign a deal to regulate taxes. But do his words match his deeds? What are the French president's answers to growing inequality at home?

Produced by Daniel BARNEY, Tatiana REITER, Alessando XENOS and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Francesco SARACENO

Assistant Director, French Economic Observatory

Aleksander SURDEJ

Polish Ambassador to OECD

Bertrand BADRE

CEO and Founder, Blue Like An Orange Sustainable Capital

Stephen CARROLL

FRANCE 24 business editor

Jacques MYARD

French Member of Parliament, Les Republicains

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2018-10-15 Debate

Saudi Arabia under pressure: Crown Prince defiant over Khashoggi disappearance

Can Mohammed Bin Salman ride out the storm? Saudi crown prince defiant over threats of sanctions after the disappearance of Jamal Khashogghi. There's growing outrage over the...

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2018-10-11 Debate

French club: Rwandan FM tipped to head group of Francophonie nations

The club of French-speaking nations is holding its bi-annual summit in the Armenian capital with at least two reasons to pay attention. For starters, the Francophonie, as it's...

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2018-10-10 Debate

Not fast enough: As planet warms, Europe spars over car emissions

Is now the time to be compromising on carbon emissions? EU environment ministers met on Tuesday, hot on the heels of a new UN climate report that warns it may already be too late...

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2018-10-09 Debate

Where is Jamal Khashoggi? Saudi Arabia denies abduction of missing journalist

Where is Jamal Khashoggi? Since exactly one week ago, his fiancée and friends have been rallying outside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul where the journalist and prominent critic...

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2018-10-08 Debate

Brazil swings far-right: Decisive lead for Bolsonaro ahead of presidential run-off

Brazil's answer to Donald Trump came awfully close to scoring a first-round knockout. The far-right's Jair Bolsonaro garnered 46% in Sunday's presidential vote. A former military...

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