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Pension reforms France French unions reject Macron’s concessions, demand complete rollback of pension reforms

The French government announced it would keep the retirement age at 62, but major unions in the country have called for massive mobilizations on 14, 15 and 16 January, to demand a complete rollback of the controversial pension reforms

French pension protests Rebellion against pension reforms in France continues in the new year

The controversial reforms proposed by the Emmanuel Macron-led French government will introduce a grade point system for ascertaining pension amounts, besides raising the retirement age required to avail pension benefits to 64

The fate of the Yellow Vests

What were the strengths of the Yellow Vests and what are their weaknesses? Nicolas Maury, a blogger at Perspective Communiste, writes about the movement which continues despite repression and violence against them

Pension reform France Workers continue protests against pension reforms in France

The controversial reforms proposed by the Emmanuel Macron-led French government will introduce a grade point system for ascertaining pension amounts, besides raising the retirement age required to avail the pension benefits to 64

Million voices challenge Macron’s French pension reforms

The workers were on the streets against French president Emmanuel Macron’s regressive pension reforms.

1.5 million French workers take to the streets against Macron’s pension reforms

Demonstrations were held in around 250 places across the country against French president Emmanuel Macro’s pension reforms that seek to replace 42 systems with one scheme that will extend the working age

NATO should be obsolete

The 70-year-old North Atlantic Treaty Organization that met in London on December 4 is a stale military holdover from the Cold War days that should have gracefully retired many years ago.

Firefighters in France protest pension reforms

In an innovative form of protest, they took over the Place de la Republique in Paris and set up camps that will be stationed there for a week, beginning on December 2.

Evidence debunks OPCW claim on Syrian ‘chemical attack’

In this explainer, we take a look at the fresh evidence that has emerged in the Syrian ‘chemical attack’ case that points to the fact that the Syrian government did not carry out any attack.

What is the future of the Yellow Vests movement?

We talk about the beginning of the movement, what it is fighting for, the many challenges it faces, and the future of the movement.

French students protest against student poverty French students hit the streets demanding justice for Anas

Anas set himself alight outside the building that houses the regional student aid center in the city of Lyon. Anas’s suicide attempt was reported to be because of his dire financial situation.

Yellow Vests France Yellow Vests plan future course of action ahead of first anniversary

The Yellow Vests movement, which started in France on November 17, 2018, is set to observe its first anniversary. Since its inception, the movement has conducted weekly protests on Saturday

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