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Pensions: for Philippe Martinez, Emmanuel Macron maintains his reform by "oversized ego"


The secretary general of the CGT believes that it is "dangerous for democracy" to continue despite the opposition of public opinion.

Behind the text, Philippe Martinez sees a personal matter.

Firmly opposed to pension reform, the boss of the CGT is increasingly warning against a passage to “

forced march

” of the government bill.

According to him, this desire is directly explained by the personality of Emmanuel Macron who, "

by oversized ego

", wants "to

show that he is capable of passing a reform, whatever the opinion of public opinion, whatever whatever the opinion of the citizens



It's dangerous to reason like that

," said the trade unionist, invited Tuesday, February 7 on RTL.

The president is playing with fire

,” he added.

A few hours before a third day of mobilization, the secretary general of the CGT believes that "

the French support the strikes


In this context, he enjoins parliamentarians to distance themselves from the Head of State and to “

listen to the people




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In principle, when you are elected by the people, you still have an ear that must listen (to it)

, he hammered again, regretting not seeing “

many deputies, especially from the majority

” do it for now.

And to continue: "

If once you are elected, you do what you want and you no longer listen, you should not be surprised by the abstention and the risk

" - that of seeing "

in a few years

” the Rassemblement national and Marine Le Pen take “

the keys to the Élysée


A scenario that he considers "

dangerous for democracy


Source: lefigaro

All news articles on 2023-02-07

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