Why the French are Protesting




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Posted by Ed 5 days ago
French Incomes Place Below Some of America's Poorest States — And the Protesters Know It
Taxes and Spending

France has a lower income than 49 US states, which may shed some light on why protests continue all these weeks later.

https://mises.org/wire/french-incomes-place-below-some-americas-poorest-states-%E2%80%94-and-protesters-know-it

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Ed 5 days ago
Revealed: The shocking scale of poverty in France in 2018

https://www.thelocal.fr/20181108/report-the-shocking-truth-about-poverty-in-france-in-2018

Ed 5 days ago
Soul-searching in France as poverty leaves one million children hungry

President Emmanuel Macron has been spurred into action by the crisis, announcing free breakfasts in poorer areas

https://www.thenational.ae/world/europe/soul-searching-in-france-as-poverty-leaves-one-million-children-hungry-1.859972

bananaq 4 days ago
that is the results of migrants workers especially from mulsim countries that are all in welfare.

Ed 4 days ago
No doubt that is part of the problem ... as French friends have told me ... after the Algerian War... the French government did 'the right thing' and allowed many thousands of Algerians who fought on their side to enter France... but then did nothing to integrate them... and they ended up in slums....


However if you look at the photos of the protestors --- these people are not immigrants:


https://www.enca.com/sites/default/files/2018-11/web_photo_brussels_301118.jpg

https://www.dw.com/image/46527112_401.jpg

https://www.hindustantimes.com/rf/image_size_960x540/HT/p2/2018/12/08/Pictures/movement-protester-wearing-during-yellow-demonstration-yellow_c23bae98-fafd-11e8-b0ae-a79201e85078.jpg


https://i1.wp.com/blackchristiannews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/yellow-vest-protesters.jpeg


https://timedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2019/01/france-emmanuel-macron-debate-plan.jpg


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