Tuesday, April 04, 2006

France's National Champion?

Newsweek International Cover: Rising Barriers, 13 March 2006
French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin is leading a new wave of protectionism—in Europe—but also, possibly, one of reform. http://msnbc.msn.com/id/11787785/

This story was written just as the French streets were starting to heat up. The protectionism issue had been a sensation among the chattering classes, but it was the new labor law for young people that provoked nation-wide protests. Watch this space for updates. -- C.D.
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