Charles Bremmer

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President Sarkozy must regret an idle boast that he made last summer about his success in taming the French fondness for strikes. Thanks to his virile stand against the unions, big stoppages were a thing of the past, he said. “Nowadays, when there's une grève, nobody notices.”

That was pure provocation for devotees of the hard-won droit de grève - which is just about everyone. Sarko was asking for it. The private sector may not stop work much any more - even by European standards - but the servants of the State stand in for them, upholding France's honour as the nation of glorious strikes.…  Seguir leyendo »