Podcast: What It’s Like in France, Amid Heated Protests Over Green Tax
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Alexandre Pesey has been to some of the “yellow jacket” protests going on in France right now over a fuel tax designed to promote green energy policies. Pesey, director and co-founder of the Institut de Formation Politique (the Institute of Political Formation), a nonprofit that trains young people in France, joins us to discuss what’s really going on in France—and whether it means the country could be moving to the right. Plus: Apple CEO Tim Cook says companies must live by their values, but does that have concerning implications for conservative speech online?
- The National Republican Congressional Committee, which is the GOP’s House fundraising arm, was hacked beginning in April of this year—and four senior aides had their email accounts surveilled for months.
- Voter fraud may have occurred in a House race in North Carolina between Republican Mark Harris and Democrat Dan McCready.
- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that unless Russia changes is actions, the U.S. will end compliance with the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty in 60 days.
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