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The Podcast from Paris

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S04E02: Millionaires and Murderers in Monaco

9/20/2018
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While his former close aid Alexandre Benalla was being heard by the Senate, the French president came under fire (once again) for “his contempt towards the working class and unemployed”. No worries, it’s just “straight...

Duration:00:28:49

S04E01: Back To School

9/8/2018
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Your favourite podcast is back for a fourth season. We’re back from the holidays and so is France. But getting up from the pool and back to school will come with some novelties for the...

Duration:00:28:11

E57 – Summer Special 3: Pamela Druckerman (The New York Times)

8/24/2018
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In our third and last Summer Special, we sit down with Pamela Druckerman. She is a Franco-American writer living in Paris and the author of the international bestseller French Children Don’t Throw Food. In her...

Duration:00:30:24

E56 – Summer Special 2: Sophie Pedder (The Economist)

7/28/2018
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For our Summer Series we sat down with Sophie Pedder, the Paris Bureau Chief of The Economist. Over the last couple of years, she interviewed Macron several times. Her new book is called Revolution Française: Emmanuel Macron...

Duration:00:29:59

E55 – Summer Special 1: Stephen Clarke – Vive la French Revolution!

7/13/2018
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It’s Quatorze Juillet, France’s national holiday! Reason for us to take the metro to Saint-Dénis, where all former French kings were buried. We are visiting this Paris suburb with our special guest, the excellent and...

Duration:00:30:14

E54 – Vatican Visit and Vegans Revolt

6/29/2018
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Emmanuel Macron went to the Vatican, while French butchers were under fire. They ask for police protection because they fear vegan attacks. French police uncovered another terrorist plot. But this time one of the suspects...

Duration:00:27:05

E53 – The Italian Job

6/16/2018
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France and Italy have traded insults, and that’s not the first time this year. We’ll also talk about how Autolib, Paris’ famous car sharing programme, could end up being an expensive affair for the tax...

Duration:00:31:53

E52 – Start-up Nation: Fact or Virtual Reality?

6/1/2018
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This week everybody around the world was talking about Spiderman, the new hero who saved a kid in Paris. And how are things going with Macron’s dream of France as a Start-up nation? We have...

Duration:00:29:23

E51 – Wax Disaster

5/19/2018
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In our regular cheese update, we talk about the great French Camembert war! No cheesefire in sight, as purists defend a smelly national treasure. Our guest Charles Wente (Senior Producer, France 24) will give us...

Duration:00:34:15

E50 – A delicious wife and a resentful ex-President

5/4/2018
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This is our 50th Episode, and we thank you for listening to us. This week: With strikes, bad approval ratings and a trolling former President all at once, Macron has little reason to celebrat his...

Duration:00:29:57

Episode 49 – Macron’s March For Europe

4/20/2018
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Is Macron the European Messias, or is nobody ready to give in to his whims? At home, the French President was not really bothered by all the strikes and protests. Is anyone actually working in...

Duration:00:29:46

Episode 48: Macron’s Anger Management

4/7/2018
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Everybody seemed a bit angry at Macron this week: the railway workers, the Italians and some MP’s who risk losing their job due to new reforms. France is going to invest 1.5 billion euros in...

Duration:00:28:32

Episode 47: Fake Vintage Vats and an Infamous Inmate

3/25/2018
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This week, we let you know what ‘innovative’ striking is as the country’s public service workers are kicking off a long-lasting campaign to stop a government-planned major reform. And worse than fake news… fake wine!...

Duration:00:32:59

Episode 46

3/13/2018
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We take a closer look at two of the biggest losers French politics – almost one year after the presidential election And is time finally up for one of France’s most infamous politicians and his...

Duration:00:30:55

Episode 45 – I want to ride my bicycle!

2/23/2018
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Paris is suffocating again because of heavy air pollution, again. Yet it is pretty hard to change the mentality of the Parisians when it comes to mobility We’ll also talk about the first part of...

Duration:00:28:57

Episode 44 – Snow French!

2/9/2018
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It’s snowing a lot in Paris, but we will take you to the sunny Island of Beauty, and that is Corisca, of course. Millennials, or the boring new generation. And we’ll dicuss food, and stars...

Duration:00:29:59

Episode 43 – Wet Feet

1/27/2018
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The Jupitarian president once again using the Sun King’s to help conqueur the world. Prison guards are angry, the World’s best ice cream is French and Parisians are getting wet feet. Recorded in Paris, January...

Duration:00:28:17

Episode 43 – Chinese, Cheese and Refugees

1/12/2018
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President Emmanuel Macron went on a trip to China, and brought a curious present for his host Xi Jiping. More on the ongoing #metoo discussion, but this week the controversy was caused by women, who...

Duration:00:31:02

Episode 41 – Happy New Year!

12/30/2017
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The last episode of 2017 and the very first of the new year. We are looking back to last year and forward to 2018. We wish you all the best for 2018! Recorded in Paris,...

Duration:00:33:16

Episode 40 – Homeless left out in the cold

12/15/2017
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Selling fighter jets, saving the Earth, delivering two eulogies and being the king of Europe: this month, Macron’s agenda is fuller than a stuffed Christmas turkey. Also, with independence à la mode in Europe, the...

Duration:00:29:59