In the press

“How do we get out of this mess?” (Le Parisien)

FRENCH PAPERS, 20.10.2010: Most French papers have taken firm positions on the ongoing strike action with the communist l’Humanité and left-leaning Libération predictably calling on the government to negotiate with unions with right-leaning Le Figaro and the increasingly right-wing tabloid France Soir are highly critical of the strikers for ‘taking the French people hostage’. Le Parisien seems to be the most neutral, with a front page headline, “How do we get out of this mess?”