Protest in France continues as 500,000 take to the streets

PARIS, FRANCE - APRIL 6: Clashes between riot police and demonstrators take place during a protest against the government after pushing the pensions reform without a vote using article 49.3 of the constitution, and surviving a no-confidence motion at the parliament, in Lyon, Paris, France on April 6, 2023. (Photo by Firas Abdullah/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Revelations 6:4 “And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword.”

Important Takeaways:

  • France on Fire: Over Half a Million Protest Against Macron Government
  • Over half a million people took to the streets of France on Thursday to protest Emmanuel Macron’s government.
  • The demonstrations are mostly concerned with unpopular pension reforms pushed through by the government, which utilized a loophole within the French constitution to implement an increase to the pension age without the approval of parliament.
  • This has prompted a huge degree of anger in the country, with political opposition on both the left and right up in arms about the current ordeal.
  • Another target for protesters was the Paris headquarters of various major financial institutions, including the infamous BlackRock investment firm, all the while chanting Antifa slogans.
  • Meanwhile, problems the country is having with fuel shortages at gas stations appear to be slowly resolving themselves, though supply will remain scarce at many stations over the Easter weekend.
  • That is not to say that Macron has escaped the crisis scot-free.

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