For Amiens, with an unemployment rate at 12.5 percent and rising faster than all but one region in France, the future is here."Our country - like Europe in general - is on the verge of a social explosion," said Wamen, the union leader. "These who don't listen to the people, who don't listen to the rising anger are, in my opinion, dangerous arsonists because I think we are on the verge of a social explosion."
In Grim French North, Worker Unrest Looks To Last
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