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Worried about the future, France’s young people are fighting pension reform

One of the most contentious elements of the French government’s controversial pension reform is the increase of the legal retirement age from 62 to 64, something that would normally seem a long way from the minds of young people. On Thursday, however, students blocked access to some universities and high schools, and a youth-led protest is planned in Paris as part of nationwide strikes and demonstrations against the pension bill under debate in parliament. 

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