Mint Explainer: Why Marcon’s pension reforms have sparked protests across France2 min read 27 Mar 2023, 03:09 PM IST
Widespread, weeks-long protests have put the president’s political position under threat
France has seen weeks of steadily escalating tensions as President Emmanuel Macron’s government has attempted to push through reform of the national pension system. These reforms have proved deeply controversial, with some seeing them as a blow to the French welfare state. With widespread protests breaking out and Macron’s political position under threat, Mint breaks down the controversy.
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