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French youth and student revolt:
In France, there are currently 38 universities either on strike or occupied by students. The last one to be occupied was the historic Sorbonne (scene of '68 revolts) last night. The series of occupations and strikes followed the government's plan to introduce a law (CPE) which specifies that people under 26 can be sacked at any time without reason within the first two years of their employment. 1 million young people demonstrated on the weekend.
And from the bourgeise press:
French Students Join Unions to Oppose New Jobs Plan: