Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Vive l'difference

Not quite up to speed on the capitalist thingy:
French postal workers went on strike Tuesday to protest plans for the partial privatisation of a state service seen by many as one of France's most prized institutions threatened by EU liberalisation.

....Jean-Claude Mailly, leader of the Force Ouvriere union, said postal workers had sent "a clear message to the government" of President Nicolas Sarkozy.

"Public services are not created to be profitable, but to be efficient", he insisted.

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