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France, the 35-Hour Work Week and Labor Flexibilization

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By: Rolando Astarita / Source: Rolando Astarita Blog / The Dawn News / July 12, 2017 In a previous article, I said the reduction of the weekly work schedule to 35 hours in France didn’t have a palpable effect on diminishing unemployment, and instead it flexibilized work relations. In this […]

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A New Page for France

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By: Ignacio Ramonet / Source: Le Monde Diplomatique Spanish / The Dawn News / May 2, 2017 The first surprise was… that there was no surprise. For once, the polls were not mistaken. In the UK’s Brexit and in the US election, polls had gotten it completely wrong. In France, however, weeks before the election, consulting companies had announced […]

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France: The Left Is Alive

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By: Roger Martelli / Source: Jacobin Magazine / The Dawn News / April 25, 2017 The results of France’s first-round elections are in, and few are surprised: Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron will face off in the second round. But Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s historic result opens up a new chapter in […]

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France: Please Don’t Repeat Clinton vs. Trump Tragedy
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France: Please Don’t Repeat Clinton vs. Trump Tragedy

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By: Danny Glover, Noam Chomsky, Eve Ensler, Mark Ruffalo, Nancy Fraser, Oliver Stone /Source: Petitions.moveon.org / The Dawn News / April 19, 2017 Don’t force French voters to choose between corporate establishment liberalism and xenophobic right populism. Unite in the first round of the presidential election behind the Left candidate with […]

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