General strike in France today

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This 5 December 2019 video says about itself:

France grinds to halt in the biggest strikes: ‘everyone is on the streets’

Rail workers, air-traffic controllers, teachers and public sector staff staged walkouts and took to the streets across France to protest against proposed changes to the pension system.

The strike is the biggest in Emmanuel Macron‘s presidency and 90% of regional trains were cancelled on 5 December.

From daily News Line in Britain:

THE MASS strikes and demonstrations throughout France today mark the sharp escalation of the confrontation between French workers and the ‘bankers’ government of president Emmanuel Macron.

This confrontation started 13 days ago with a massive strike wave against the drive to push up the retirement age and slash pensions for millions of workers and has now become a revolutionary showdown between the working class and the Macron government.

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