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Will Macron's 'Great National Debate' Help Defuse France's Yellow Vest Unrest?

NPR Friday, 8 February 2019
With his government rocked by ongoing yellow vest demonstrations, French President Emmanuel Macron launched a nationwide series of community conversations. But some wonder if anything will change.
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Protesters clashed with police as France's "yellow vests" kicked off their 13th weekend of protests on Saturday (February 9) in Paris. Lauren Anthony reports

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