From the beaches to the streets, the French have ended one annual ritual – their month long holiday in August - just in time to begin another: striking.
One week after the official end to France’s legendary month-long summer holiday season, with their sun tans fading and the children back in school, the country now braces for another of its quirky traditions: the national strike.
That is, except here in France.
Yet, on Tuesday, as millions of commuters navigate their way around the inconveniences of another strike, one wonders if this simple question will even be considered.
Date created : 2010-09-04