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Why are the French not interested in the performance of their country?


GREAT DECRYPTION - The debate on pensions and the defense of purchasing power have relegated any discussion of France's economic strategy to second place.

To govern is to foresee;

to govern is to choose, and in a democracy to govern is to explain.

Emmanuel Macron's pension reform will go down in history as a thundering dialogue of the deaf.

To the rigidity of the Head of State, follower in spite of himself of Margaret Thatcher (

"There is no alternative"

), answered an end of inadmissibility (

"64 years, it is not",

slogan favorite of opponents).

Given the mutual mistrust between the executive and the population,

"wouldn't it be simpler then for the government to dissolve the people and elect another?"


The ironic formula of Bertolt Brecht, after the riots in Berlin in June 1953, deserves reflection.

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The French show themselves to be hermetic to the “financial balances” for which the President of the Republic feels legitimately responsible.

Just as they are with our economic results.

We dare not say "macroeconomic", so far removed is this word techno from "real people" who are too busy making ends meet to worry about…

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Source: lefigaro

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