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Spring 1996


France: A Welfare State Living Beyond Its Means

Dominique Moisi is Deputy Director of the French Institute for International Relations and editor-in-chief, Politique etrangere.

Paris - All is quiet in Paris now. But one would be wrong to think the strikes which paralyzed France in the Fall of 1995 were much ado about nothing. The unemployment situation remains, as does the triple crisis of the state, politics and society to which the strikes gave expression.

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