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Paris - Don't Mess With France's Masses: Lesson For Kings, President

Dec 06, 2018 at 10:33 AM

Paris - French workers riot in the streets over tax hikes, economic inequality and perceptions that the country's rulers are out of touch. That was, of course, 1789 — when King Louis XVI helped the rich get tax exemptions and paid for it with his head. Today, some might see parallels for unpopular President Emmanuel Macron. Democracy has replaced monarchy in France, but the culture of a...

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