Strike Out

Henley, Jon
September 2000
New Republic;09/25/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 13, p50
Discusses the prevalence of labor strikes and lockouts by workers from various industries in France. Surge in world oil prices which triggered the strikes; Reliance of the country to the protection of the state instead of advocating free trade and economic liberalism; Barricade of protesters in oil refineries and fuel depots which cut the country's supply; Sympathy of the population to the protesters based on an opinion poll.


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