"This Spring Break, those students tired of New England weather, of
the Dining Services’ output and, most importantly, of other Harvard
students, decided to pack their bags and head for Paris, city of
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"C’est l’Elysée qui a annoncé que le contrat première embauche (CPE) était «remplacé» par un autre «dispositif en faveur de l’insertion professionnelle des jeunes en difficulté»."
Je n'arrive toujours pas a comprendre comment cela a pris autant de...
"From the BBC:
"French President Jacques Chirac has announced that the new youth employment law that sparked weeks of sometimes violent protests will be scrapped.
He said it would be replaced by other measures to tackle youth unemployment."
"Spring break, which starts this weekend in France, may succeed where politicians have failed. With Alpine ski slopes and Mediterranean beaches calling, some say they will have to stop demonstrating against a new...
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"AP - A nationwide strike shut down the Eiffel Tower and snarled air and rail travel for the second time in a week Tuesday while students barricaded themselves in schools to protest a jobs measure that has riven the country and put the government in crisis mode."
The protests over France's new labor law, seen as a clash of Western civilizations. Extract:
"One could wonder why I used that title for this commentary. Well that is because I see this problem as a clash between European and American civilizations. The all business,...
"Nationwide strikes disrupted airline, train and bus service, closed the Eiffel Tower and sent hundreds of thousands of protesters into the streets across France on Tuesday as unions joined in solidarity with...