France

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
A procession of demonstrators marched in front of the statue of the Republic with trade union flags and banners calling for struggle on December 19, 2019, the fifteenth day of a national strike.
The French president's approach has generated a resistance movement with protesters blockading streets and engaging in a general strike.
Jake Johnson, staff writer
A protester holds a flare as public and private workers demonstrate and shout slogans during a mass strike against pension reforms on December 05, 2019 in Marseille, France. France has drawn up emergency plans for a major strike against pension reforms, which is one of the biggest challenges in President Macron's far-reaching reform. (Photo: Arnold Jerocki/Getty Images)
"We have one of the best pension systems in the world, if not the best. Yet the...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Workers are breaking bones, being knocked unconscious, and being taken away in...

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