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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

France Returns to Normal after Senate Pension Change


“Strike season in France appears to have ended with a whimper. The French Senate today finalized a vote on pension reform, a college students’ strike barely materialized, and workers at five of France’s 12 oil refineries voted to start work again. After a month of protests, which created excitement and temporarily immobilized parts of the country, union leaders appeared largely unified on a deal to call off the walkouts in exchange for further debate on unemployment aspects of pension reform.” (Christian Science Monitor)

What will happen here when Social Security collapses?

FEE Timely Classic
“Social Security Can Be Good for Your Health” by Dwight R. Lee