• So French! – Episode 21
    Episode 21 of the podcast from Paris. Since our last episode only three weeks ago, French politics has been shaken up. Old men like Sarkozy, Juppé and Hollande are leaving the scene, but will not be replaced by new faces. In other news: Parisians were suffering this week from a extreme pollution. There’s no solution in […]
    Stefan 0 Comments 12 December 2016
  • François Hollande: A lame-duck President?
    The French presidential election is now exactly one year away. The sitting president, François Hollande, will not announce until the end of the year whether he intends to run for re-election or not. But if he does, he will need nothing short of a miracle to stay on in the Elysée Palace. According to the […]
    Stefan 0 Comments 21 April 2016
  • So French Episode 6
    In this Episode: Hollande’s reshuffle, a new candidate for the Conservative’s primary election, a homophobic football player and the word of the week is le remaniement, explained by Maud Descamps. Hosted by Sara Bertilsson and Stefan de Vries; recorded in Paris, 17 February 2016. https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/podcast.sofrench.news/2016/SoFrench-E06.mp3
    Stefan 0 Comments 18 February 2016