Pension reform: French government survives two censure votes

Votes took place after thousands of people took to the streets of Paris and other cities  to denounce the pension changes,  which they fear will oblige people to work longer for less money. 

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French President Emmanuel Macron’s government faced down not just one, but two no-confidence votes, allowing it to force an overhaul of the retirement system through the lower house of parliament early Wednesday despite months of protests, reports FRANCE 24.