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Massive Strikes Hit France: More Than One Million People Join 200 Protest Marches

by Staff at Countercurrents, January 20, 2023 A massive strike has hit France on Thursday. Workers and other earners joined hands in protesting pension reform. Trade union sources said the number of people joining more than 200 protest marches was 2 million. Police had to use tear gas to contain the protesters in Paris. Teachers, railway workers and public sector[…]

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Workers Shut Down France to Defend Pensions!

by Marty Goodman, published on Socialist Action, January 2, 2020 On December 5th, French workers walked off the job in massive numbers to protest a proposed attack on pension rights by French President Emmanuel Macron. The proposal would change the age required for public workers to receive full retirement benefits from 62 to 64. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe bluntly[…]

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