Massive demos and strikes in France

A nationwide strike has closed large parts of France’s transport networks.

Workers and students in more than 100 cities are calling for the government to scrap the controversial employment contracts.

Unions reported a huge turnout for a march in Marseille, and large crowds were expected in other cities.

Libcom has continuing coverage, reporting that unions are saying 2.6 million are in the streets.

Hey, there’s been huge immigrant rights protests in the US and a massive general strike in France. Just when you least expect it, the Left is suddenly resurgent.

One Response to Massive demos and strikes in France

  1. dearkitty Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 12:01 pm #

    More on today’s demonstrations: