Understanding France's General Strike in the Context of the Yellow Vests and Global Class Warfare
Date Written: 13/01/2020
Year Published: 2020
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX24050
Labor and capital are at loggerheads in France. As the open-ended strike launched on December 5th against a neoliberal overhaul of the pension system continues to expand, the Macron regime has dug in its heels to defend the advantages this so-called reform would have for the wealthy (even though it has recently been forced to present what it considers to be a "compromise" to the union leadership).