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No, You Can’t Opt Out of French Social Charges

No, You Can’t Opt Out of French Social Charges

As the red-capped tax revolt rumbles on there is at least one group French authorities are watching very closely indeed – small businessmen gathered behind the too-closely-shorn-sheep protest. While Ras-le-bol (fed-up) has become one of the most widely-used headline catchphrases in France today, tax revolt groups are uniting under a national protest banner — the CNMP – Coordination […]

Could Front National Gain a Foothold in Brittany?

Could Front National Gain a Foothold in Brittany?

Could France’s National Front gain a foothold in moderate Brittany? (via The Christian Science Monitor) Protesters with Brittany regional flags and wearing red caps, the symbol of protest in Brittany, take part in a demonstration to maintain jobs in Quimper, western France, on Nov. 2. Brittany has become a hotbed of protest in recent weeks […]

Plogoff Plays Piano Scales on the Clifftop

Plogoff Plays Piano Scales on the Clifftop

Plogoff in Finistère on the weather-beaten Brittany coast doesn’t presently have many world-class concert pianists … but that may be about to change.   The residents of this small farming village (pop 1,388) have by turns been amazed and amused with the discovery of a solid, old Holstein piano — weighing about 150 kg — that somehow […]

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