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French President Francois Hollande Declares Economic Emergency
The measures include a loosening of some worker-friendly measures to encourage companies to hire, and new training for half a million workers.
How Should France Change?
Joel Dreyfuss lives in Paris
French President François Hollande's friendly visit with Barack Obama this week is an indication of how much relations have improved between France and the United States since the post-9/11 days when some Americans characterized the French as "cheese-eating surrender monkeys."
FRANCE: 'If You Want to Work, You'll Find Work...'
False. If you're happy finding a job as a street sweeper or laborer, of course, it's possible to find work. Try telling that to an unemployed engineer. Or me, who is seeking a job in communications.
What Is Hollande's Plan For France?
Making Time for Life: Even Down in the Dumps, the French Maintain Their Joie de Vivre
Harriet Welty Rochefort
Author and freelance journalist in Paris
When I told a French friend I was writing a book about his compatriots entitled
Joie de Vivre
, he smiled and asked "Is it fiction?" Yet another French friend reacted with a pained look, lamenting that "we used to have it."
French President: 'I Am In A Battle And Will Not Look Back'
Stalling Out: Eurozone Crisis Spreads To France As Car Sales Decline
France On Strike To Protest Government's Handling Of Financial Crisis
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