French strike movement grows

This video is about Sarkozy’s pension plans which face an angry French street.

Strikes against President Nicolas Sarkozy’s austerity policies continued to spread yesterday, despite Sarkozy’s statements that he was determined to press ahead with the cuts: here.

See also here.

Where are the demonstrations? See map here.

The huge strikes of the last week entered a sixth day with no sign of weakening from demonstrators who continued their opposition to cuts in retirement benefit and extensions of the working lifetime demanded by France’s right-wing government: here.

The European Commission is considering whether to drop its threat of legal action against France after Paris responded to its concerns about expulsions of Roma (Gypsies): here. And here.

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