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Pensions: the debate begins, the street is running out of steam


DECRYPTION – Some 757,000 demonstrators marched on Tuesday, according to Beauvau, while a new mobilization is planned for Saturday.

Some rejoice in the arithmetic reflux, others prefer to wait to analyze the dynamics.

Tuesday, the third big day of demonstrations was marked by a sharp decline in national mobilization, estimated at 757,000 people according to Beauvau - including 57,000 in Paris -, against nearly 2 million for the CGT, including 400,000 in the capital.

A drop in speed which immediately shone the spotlight towards the second social meeting of the week, scheduled for Saturday.

The choice of a day off by the trade unions - a rare occurrence - was made in an attempt to broaden the movement, in the private sector in particular.

Tuesday's drop is difficult to analyze, let's not claim victory.

There are still a lot of doubts and anger in the country

, ”confirms a minister, who does not exclude that battalions have been reserved for the weekend.

Read also Pension reform: sharp drop in mobilization in large cities

Tuesday, in parallel with the third mobilization - punctuated by some violence during the dispersion and at least twenty arrests...

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Source: lefigaro

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