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Christophe Guilluy: "The French have the feeling of being on a train whose drivers do not know where they are going"


BIG INTERVIEW - What if the challenge to the pension reform was just one episode of more than one and the same movement of revolt? This is the thesis of the author of the Dispossessed (Flammarion). The questions of the contribution period and the amount of the pensions are obviously...

This revolt crosses all Western democracies: that of the middle and working classes considering themselves dispossessed at the same time on the social, cultural and democratic level, argues Christophe Guilluy.

Although it is framed by the unions and the left parties, the social movement is supported, according to him, by an ordinary majority pushing for a slow political recomposition in the direction of "a return to the sovereignty of the people".


- Does the protest against the pension reform now exceed its initial stake, is this a new episode of what you called the revolt of the dispossessed?

Christophe GUILLUY.


It is in fact part of the same movement of social, political and cultural protest that has been going through the West for several decades: that of the dispossessed middle and working classes (of what they have and what they are) but who do not intend to disappear.

This movement is reactivated, rearmed, at the slightest opportunity: yesterday…

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Source: lefigaro

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