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Hollande’s tax on rich to be softened: report

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by Malcolm Curtis|The Local, France|September 7, 2012 A tax on the rich proposed by President François Hollande when he campaigned for the presidency may not be quite as draconian as initially feared, according to a new report. As a candidate, … Continue reading

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‘Anaphora’ takes center stage in French presidential debate

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by Malcolm Curtis | May 4, 2012 It is not often that the word anaphora leaps into the news but François Hollande helped make that happen this week. At the end of his bravura performance against right-wing incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy … Continue reading

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Time runs out for Sarkozy

by Malcolm Curtis|April 18, 2012|Tribune de Genève Blogs The symbolism of the moment speaks volumes about Nicolas Sarkozy, France’s embattled leader, who faces defeat in the country’s upcoming presidential elections. Following a campaign speech at the Place de la Concorde … Continue reading

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