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“French pensions standoff hardens as strike enters 3rd week”

“A gruelling French transport strike over a planned pension reform entered its third week on Thursday, with little relief in sight after talks between unions and the government failed to bring the two sides any closer to a compromise. “We’re … Continue reading

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French Strike: Protest In France Master Article

“Hundreds of thousands protest in France over pension reform plans” “France on strike: Power cuts, schools shut, no Eiffel Tower” France “Strikes” again! “…12th day of transport strike over pensions” France: “Transport workers erect flaming barricades as France brought to standstill in massive … Continue reading

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“Hundreds of thousands protest in France over pension reform plans”

“Hundreds of thousands of French protesters took to the streets Tuesday in a pension reform standoff that has sparked nearly two weeks of crippling transport strikes, with the government vowing it will not give in to union demands to drop … Continue reading

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“French police fire TEAR GAS at pension reform protesters in Nantes…”

“French police in Nantes have fired tear gas at protesters taking part in continuing demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron’s proposed pension reforms. Unions have refused to back down in their opposition to the reforms, which were unveiled by Prime Minister … Continue reading

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France “Strikes” again! “…12th day of transport strike over pensions”

“French commuters endured a twelfth day of misery on Monday as the government and unions traded blame for a crippling transport strike over a pensions overhaul that has put holiday travel plans at risk for thousands. Some 630 kilometres (390 … Continue reading

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“Thousands of cops protest in Paris over working conditions, pension reforms & suicides”

“…More than 20,000 police officers of different ranks – from operatives and commissioners to administrative staff – marched from Bastille to the Republic Square in the French capital on Wednesday, according to organizers… “The police have no money. Salaries keep … Continue reading

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(Lie) Pensions to blame for global debt

“Government debt in 20 industrialized countries stands at $44 trillion. But it’s actually a lot more than that, according to a new report. After factoring in public pension and other retirement liabilities, the debt levels nearly triple to a staggering … Continue reading

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