March 6, 2012

Hollande's Anti-Wealth Tax Will Hurt Paris

Roger Cohen, New York Times

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The power of voting with your feet is evident in London, a city that has found strength in flux while Paris has gilded its stasis. Hollande needs to personify a new French left that will not punish creators of wealth even as it calls for growth: His proposal does the opposite.

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TAGGED: France, UK, Nicolas Sarkozy, London, Paris, Francois Hollande

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