France: One year after the Sarkozy defeat

Toronto — 8 August 2013. Part 1: François Hollande and his Socialist Party came to power following presidential and legislative elections in May-June 2012. While the defeat of hard-right president Nicolas Sarkozy and his UMP party certainly came as a huge relief, Hollande and his government have essentially pursued the same agenda as the defeated … Watch video »

Toronto — 8 August 2013.

Part 1: François Hollande and his Socialist Party came to power following presidential and legislative elections in May-June 2012. While the defeat of hard-right president Nicolas Sarkozy and his UMP party certainly came as a huge relief, Hollande and his government have essentially pursued the same agenda as the defeated forces of the right and have plummeted in the opinion polls. Presentation by Nathan Rao.

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