censure rejected, reform adopted, chaos assured


The cross-party movement of censure towards the federal government of Elisabeth Borne was rejected by 9 votes. Instantly, spontaneous rallies have been shaped throughout France.

As was to be anticipated, the pension reform was adopted this Monday, March 20, 2023, after the rejection of the 2 motions of censure towards the federal government. One, tabled by the Rassemblement Nationwide, obtained solely 94 votes out of the 287 essential to acquire a majority. The opposite, tabled by the LIOT group (Libertés, Indépendants, Outre-Mer et Territoires) however which was supposed to be clear, was rejected by 9 votes (278 for)!

Rubbish fires

Shortly afterwards, spontaneous gatherings came about in a number of districts of Paris, but additionally within the main cities of France, similar to Lille, Nancy, Strasbourg, Rennes, Nantes, Bordeaux, and so forth. All over the place, there have been rubbish fires, barricades and clashes with the police.
This revolt of the individuals towards the stubbornness of the chief to need to impose towards all odds a reform as unfair as ineffective, interprets the anger of the French towards the political class. A mediocre political class, disconnected from the realities of on a regular basis life.
We’ve got stated it a number of instances right here, all it will finish badly. It’s not attainable in any other case.

Strikes and demonstrations

What is going to occur now? The federal government is at an deadlock. Elisabeth Borne, no matter she says, can not proceed to control the nation below these situations. Elected officers are distraught and even frightened. The Republican get together has imploded and not represents a supporting power for the chief.
On the union facet, the strikes will proceed and change into extra extreme. Refineries stay blocked and lots of fuel stations are working out of gas. Many sectors of the financial system might be impacted by the chaos that’s spreading.
The anger is so robust now that it’s not a number of soothing phrases from Macron that can calm issues down. The French individuals don’t want these incompetents who’ve ruled us for too lengthy. Macron and his clique should go. To avoid wasting their skins.



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