Phi Beta Cons

Quelle Piti

Sorbonne students demonstrated on March 13 to protest a new French law that eases the way for employers to circumvent hidebound labor regulations, which favor people with jobs, and thus to hire unemployed younger workers.

As noted in a Wall Street Journal editorial:

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