Thursday, January 29, 2009

Man, I want to strike again

I know why the french like to strike so much. The strike today was like a parade. Thousand's of people marched down the street by my work, chanting and singing and dancing. There was even a marching band and a couple singers. Everyone had these big signs and banners, and even a couple people had costumes. According to the radio, 1.5 million people marched in protest across the streets of France today--40,000 in Lyon alone. I think it took 3 hours for all the people to walk past my work--it was a big parade strike!

Of course, I only pretended to strike for about 15 minutes during lunch break while I waited for my taco, then I went back to work. But next time, I'm bringing a sign.

Power to the people!

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