“A reawakening of political discussions”. That is how revolutionary socialists in France describe the events of the last month.
Since 9 March, a series of big demonstrations and strikes have hit the Socialist Party government’s attempt to revise the labour law and workers’ conditions on the railways. Mobilisations have been wider than the 2010 strikes against pension cuts or other campaigns of recent years. They are compared more to the 2006 movement which defeated a move by the then right-wing government to introduce a new, worse-conditions contract for younger workers, or to the 1995