Tuesday, November 27, 2018

'Yellow Vests' Movement Has Led to Major Rallies, Unacceptable Violence - Macron

from Sputnik International

More than 287,000 people have taken part in protests over the rise in fuel prices. The demonstrations have been harshly condemned by French President Emmanuel Macron.

The yellow vests movement has stirred major demonstrations and unacceptable violence, according to Macron.

The AFP reported, citing the French president, that he hears the protesters, but won't scrap fuel taxes.

"What I've taken from these last few days is that we shouldn't change course because it is the right one and necessary. But we need to change how we work because a number of our citizens feel this policy course is imposed on them from above," he said....

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1 comment:

  1. Guess what, Creighton? Señor Oakland Institute himself, on his most recent NEO column, complained that these French protestors and Europeans in general, "enjoy a ridiculous standard of living" and "don't work as hard as East Asians". Working 30 to 40 hours a week is not laziness (in fact, productivity drops if you strain yourself furthet), and it sounds ridiculous coming from a purported anticapitalist. Sweatshop and karoshi promotion under a left guise? I doubt his pasty Czech body could handle a South-Korean work shift.