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  • Yellow Vest protests against the Macron government have now been taking place every weekend for a year. In striking contrast to Hong Kong, the brutal crackdown by the French authorities has mostly been ignored by the BBC. - Richard Wellings
  • Anil Ambani, close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, benefited from a 140- million Euro tax waiver from France at a time when Dassault was negotiating the #rafale sale to India. - The Wire
  • France’s wealth taxes didn’t raise revenue and chased wealthy people away. There are better ways to fight inequality (via @bopinion) - Bloomberg
  • An uncommonly shallow temblor cut clean to the surface, cracking Earth’s crust like an eggshell - National Geographic
  • Gilets Jaunes: Anger of yellow vests still grips France a year on - BBC News (UK)
  • Good post by @Noahpinion on the practical results of the wealth tax on France, which had a top rate of 1.5% - 1.8%. Turns out this isn’t a new idea, and the results aren’t great. - Adam Nash
  • At least 10,000 wealthy people left the country to avoid paying the tax; French economist Eric Pichet estimates that this ended up costing the French government almost twice as much revenue as the total yielded by the wealth tax. - Marcus H. Johnson
  • Mail carriers in France have taken on a new responsibility: checking in on the elderly. - The New Yorker
  • France mandates 36 days of annual leave. Thirty-six days! When’s the last time in your working adulthood you took 36 days off in a year that didn’t involve a long illness/drinking binge? Never, that’s when. - Bloomberg Opinion
  • Immigrants founded 51% of US billion dollar startups: India 14 Canada 8 UK 8 Israel 7 Germany 4 France 2 Ireland 2 #df19 - Vala Afshar
  • In many ways it is hard to believe that France's gilets jaunes, or yellow vest, movement is only a year old. - CNN
  • The Dragon's GPS puts the massive oil tanker somewhere off the coast of France. Instead, it's in Venezuela loading millions of oil barrels for Rosneft. This is how secret ships move oil despite U.S. sanctions: - Patricia Laya
  • Here's an article about my Twitter account and book in Le Monde. It's gone very downhill. Used to be the best newspaper in France. Now they're interviewing borders. Sad really - The Irish Border
  • France's wealth tax and super-high income tax weren't a disaster. They just didn't end up doing much. - Noah Smith 🐇
  • #nato is still 'necessary' amid France's Macron criticism that it is 'brain dead' — @EP_President told Euronews. David Sassoli also discussed Brexit, Trump, Turkey, migration and more. Watch now on #globalconversation - euronews
  • Christian persecution is at near genocide levels in some areas of the world. - 245 million Christians live under severe perseuction. - Over 800 churches were vandalized in France last yr. - 3 church bombings in Sweden in 1 year. - PeterSweden
  • The difference between a consolidated democracy and a terror regime trying to intimidate its citizens via abuse of their corrupt judiciary. #thisistherealspain - Quantum
  • SC rejects petitions seeking review of clean chit to NDA govt in purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France - Zee News
  • Border protest treated as 'road obstruction' case by France, 'terrorism' by Spain - Josep Goded

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