France’s Macron risks his government to raise retirement age
By SYLVIE CORBET and ELAINE GANLEY Associated Press | Friday, March 17, 2023, 12:05 a.m.
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A protester throws a cardboard to feed burning pallets during a demonstration at Concorde square near the National Assembly in Paris, Thursday, March 16, 2023. French President Emmanuel Macron has shunned parliament and imposed a highly unpopular change to the nation's pension system, raising the retirement age from 62 to 64. (AP Photo/Thomas Padilla)