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20 August 2019

Episode 2029

01 hour

Are the world’s superpowers entering a new arms race? We also examine India’s space ambitions and ask whether nations should be allowed to strip jihadists of citizenship. Plus: Brigitte Macron goes back to school.

20 August 2019

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Back to school

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We find out why France’s first lady, Brigitte Macron, is teaching literature to unemployed people in a deprived part of Paris.

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