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Tens of thousands protest in France against Macron’s reforms
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Tens of thousands protest in France against Macron’s reforms

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They took to the streets against reforms targeting public sector jobs and privatization of the railways by Pavan Kulkarni/ The Dawn News/ May 28, 2018 Tens of thousands of people – including railway workers, nurses, public sector employees, students and retirees – once again took to the streets in 160 different […]

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The threat of the privatization of the State-owned Railways and the attack on the job security of its workers saw railway unions mobilize on a large scale on May 1. Credit:  AFP / GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT
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French workers rally against slew of anti-labour policies

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Around 200,000 took part in May Day rallies that marked a resounding challenge to President Macron’s assault on the working class By Pavan Kulkarni / The Dawn News / May 3, 2018 On May 1, French President Emmanuel Macron landed in Australia for his Pacific tour. The previous weeks had […]

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How France Participates in the Yemen Conflict
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How France Participates in the Yemen Conflict

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By: Tony Fortin & Warda Mohamed / Source: Orient XXI / The Dawn News / September 12, 2017 From 11 to 15 September, Geneva will be hosting the Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty. The world’s third largest purveyor of armaments, France has a privileged relationship in […]

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France: Macron unveils assault on workers’ rights

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Source: Green Left Weekly / The Dawn News / September 1, 2017   Trade unions protested in Paris on August 31 as President Emmanuel Macron unveiled his new attacks on workers’ rights, the Morning Star said the next day. Macron’s proposed labour “reforms” would make it easier for bosses to hire and […]

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