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The Podcast from Paris

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Episodes

E55 – Vive la French Revolution! Special Guest: Stephen Clarke

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

So French 54 – 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

So French 53 – 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

Episode 52 – 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

Episode 51 – 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

Episode 50 – 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

Episode 39: Are you joking?

12/1/2017
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Emmanuel Macron toured Africa, trying to change the decades-old touchy relationship with the former colonies on the vast continent and the old ‘motherland’. Paris is the world’s most visited city, and the number of apartments...

Duration:00:29:10

Episode 38 – Where’s Marine?

11/25/2017
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Where is Marine? And what’s going on with the Front national? We also take a closer look at the leadership battle in the French conservative party. Who will lead the party – and will it...

Duration:00:28:37

Episode 37 – A Presidential Poem

11/3/2017
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Many women and some men, around the world have added their voices to a wave of complaints about sexual harassment. In France, the Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan and the film director Roman Polanski were publicly...

Duration:00:27:55

Episode 36 – Rat on your pig

10/20/2017
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In this week’s episode We’ll take a closer look at how the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the #metoo hashtag has affected France When the days are getting shorter, and the trees are losing their leaves,...

Duration:00:22:47