Why France is resisting Macron's push on pensions


President Emmanuel Macron's bid to radically overhaul the post-war pension system reached the National Assembly on Monday February 18th, ahead of a long period of debate.

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The rolling transport strikes that crippled Paris through much of December and January have stopped, as empty pay packets post-Christmas took their toll. Instead there has been a change of tactic, with the more radical unions now planning sporadic days of action, reports the BBC.