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Age against the machine

19 December 2019 By Christopher Thompson

A second week of strikes over President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to raise the full retirement age to 64 has paralysed the country. His predecessors met the guillotine over much less. But cutting pension spending to the EU norm isn’t ideological – it’s about fiscal sustainability.

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