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Jacques Sapir

France

Director of studies at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris, and head of the Centre d'Étude des Modes d'Industrialisation (CEMI-EHESS).

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French Socialist Party: A Strong Fight for a Coming Irrelevance
27.01.2017
The last "primary" debate between Manuel Valls and Benoît Hamon confirms the total lack of substance in the program of both candidates. This could lead to the virtual disappearance of the

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Whom Should We Call a Populist?
16.12.2016
Should we call populist a movement which succeeded? In France before the Revolution in 1789 the main movement was against elites, against privileges, now we would call such a movement populist. But

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Fillon, Juppé and the Primary ‘Debates’
24.11.2016
The campaign for the second round of the right-center primary, where François Fillon and Alain Juppé are opposing each other, takes a bad turn and becomes downright nauseous.

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Strikes, Pickets and Hypocrisy: Who is behind France's 'climate of civil war'
27.05.2016
France’s prime minister, government and media have ganged up against the General Confederation of Labour (CGT) trade union with a particular vigor, calling its strikes at oil refineries

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TTIP Is Losing Steam Both in the USA and in Europe
12.05.2016
Some opponents are viewing the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) as an instrument to bypass the nation-state and to give too much rights to transnational corporations.

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Multiculturalism and "Political Culture"
13.04.2016
The question of "multiculturalism" is now being asked forcefully. The term has indeed different meanings in different national contexts. About fifteen years the polemic is raged in France.

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Jacques Sapir: the Dutch ‘No’ Puts an End to Ukrainian Dream to Join EU
09.04.2016
The rejection of the Ukraine–European Union Association Agreement in the Dutch referendum held last Wednesday is both a victory for democracy and an illustration of how difficult it is for the

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The Logic of Belgian Political Class Is a Compromise with Radical Islamists
23.03.2016
The "culture of compromise" which is obvious in the way Belgian politicians are managing the “Islamist” issue reflects a deeper fact: the Belgian political class is no longer aware of what

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Ukrainian Tragedy: Two Years On
09.12.2015
The evolution of the situation in Ukraine since the beginning of 2014 is a real example of how leaders can destroy a state because of their mistakes and fanaticism.

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The Mistral Affair: Consequences for France of the Contract Annulment
11.08.2015
France cannot be considered to be a trustworthy partner by a number of countries, particularly by the BRICS countries, which are interested in French equipment and which have considerable financial

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Grexit Is a Contagious Disease
22.07.2015
Germany was forced to give a fundamental go-ahead to Greece's staying in the club. Some chain reaction that could provoke an implosion of the whole eurozone is quite possible. In a certain sense,

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OECD at the Bedside of Development
08.04.2015
It is necessary to question the relevance of solutions proposed or even encouraged by the OECD, that ignore important political issues, when they only worsen and not solve situations.

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Jacques Sapir on the rise of populism in Europe and the US
26.10.2016
Jacques Sapir, Director of studies at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), talks about why it's not completely correct to call the new political movements of Europe and

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