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May Day Protests In France Turn Violent As Unions Fume Over Macron's Pension Reform

• by Tyler Durden

As reported by NYTimes, French authorities estimate 500,000 to 650,000 protesters across the country – with as many as 100,000 or more in Paris. A flare-up in demonstrations today comes after months of unrest due to France's Constitutional Council approving Macron's unpopular pension reform that raised the retirement age from 62 to 64.