'Fixing France': Exploring the shortfalls of the French Republic

The French motto of “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” can be seen everywhere in France, a constant reminder of the Enlightenment-era ideals the Fifth Republic says it holds dear. But our guest Nabila Ramdani says that a closer look at recurrent street protests, entrenched economic and social inequality and an all-powerful president reveals the cracks in the system. Ramdani is a Franco-Algerian journalist and the author of “Fixing France, How to Repair a Broken Republic”. She joined us for Perspective.

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