François Fillon, his economic plan and the curious case of the 35 hours workweek

Against all odds, in this year’s French presidential election the candidate for the center-right party Les Replublicien is François Fillon, former prime minister under Sarkozy. The admiration of Mr. Fillon for Margaret Thatcher isn’t a secret, and his economic program is clearly inspired by neoliberalism. One of Mr. Fillon’s main promise is to eliminate the […]

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