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that one generation of underemployment fucked up integration pretty badly.

As did France losing its faith in its so far successful integrationist policies under the Agnlo-Saxon influence, with the persistent narrative that integration is a failure in France.

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes

by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Tue Jan 20th, 2009 at 05:49:34 PM EST
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Absolutely.

We had the superior model, we still do, but we need full employment now to make it work. Not all the time...but now, certainly.

Personally, I make certain ideological compromises precisely because of this point (and perhaps coloured by  my own experience with unemployment in the '90's...)

The Hun is always either at your throat or at your feet. Winston Churchill

by r------ on Tue Jan 20th, 2009 at 06:11:04 PM EST
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