French Protests Spread Over Raising Retirement Age to 62

Demonstrators have taken to the streets of nearly 250 cities and towns across France today expressing their outrage over a government plan to raise the retirement age from 60 to 62. The protests were the biggest so far in a series of demonstrations that have wracked the country in recent days. A vote on the plan, expected Wednesday, to raise the retirement age is the centerpiece of President Nicolas Sarkozy's long-promised economic reform. But leftist politicians offered more than a thousand...Full Story
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