Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Nope. I believe retiring early should be a possibility for everyone. It can be paid for pretty easily with an increase in contributions and maybe a bit of progressivity in pensions redistribution. A social choice, reducing worker's work length, both weekly and during the whole life, can be made and has the support of most French workers.

Oh, and the "inequality" in pensions is financed by higher payments by the SNCF, not by the other workers ; like any wage differential. The privilege meme only gained enough traction because it became a regular cover of the French news magazines a few years ago.

Un roi sans divertissement est un homme plein de misères

by linca (antonin POINT lucas AROBASE gmail.com) on Fri Oct 19th, 2007 at 05:43:37 AM EST
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