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So French Episode 50

This is the 50th Episode of So French!. A grand merci to all our listeners! This week: With strikes, bad approval ratings and a trolling former President all at once, Macron has little reason to celebrate his first anniversary. We also talk about the Cannes Filmfestival and about the strategic interests of New Caledonia. And you […]

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Macron's Anger Management

So French Podcast #48

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 a technology that could eradicate mankind. And if you are afraid of asking a grumpy French waiter for a doggy […]

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Episode 45: I want to ride my bicycle!

So French!, the podcast from Paris

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 Jean-Marie Le Pen’s memoirs. Rock Star Johnny Halliday’s family is fighting over his 100 million euro estate. And Emmanuel Macron […]

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Episode 44: Snow French!

So French, the podcast from Paris

It’s snowing a lot in Paris, but we will take you to the sunny Island of Beauty, and that is Corsica, of course. Millennials, or the boring new generation. And we’ll dicuss food, and stars and unbearable pressure. Maud Descamps is with us for a brand new winter-related expression of the week.   Recorded in […]

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So French! - Episode 43

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

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Ins & Outs of French Politics

Newsletter #6

While the main opposition party took a right turn, Macron was selling fighter jets, saving the Earth, delivering two eulogies and acted as the unofficial king of Europe. This month, the President’s schedule is fuller than a stuffed Christmas turkey. MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Two years after the Cop 21 Summit, Emmanuel Macron thought it […]

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So French! - Episode 40

So French!

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 French Corsicans are making their voices heard, voting for more autonomy. One homeless man got very lucky this week, but […]

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Ins & Outs of French Politics

Newsletter

The political uncertainty in neighbouring Germany is a headache for Macron. The President wants to speed up European reforms, but without German support, he is unable to do anything. In spite of this small setback, he is roaming around Africa this week and he is already thinking about his re-election in 2022. AFRICAN ROAD TRIP […]

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Episode 39: Are you joking?

So French, the podcast from Paris

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 rented out through Airbnb has exploded in just a few years. Now the city wants to limit short stays French […]

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Episode 38 – Where’s Marine?

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 be in opposition, or compliance with president Macron? And does Sara feel insulteed by Carla Bruni? Listen to a new […]

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