Picture Of The Day

I guess it’s not that rare – a strike in France. Still, the first general strike in a wealthy country since the economic crisis began. Above, a member of the CGT trade federation at a rally. Can’t help but bring back memories of another strike, forty years ago:

I’m sure that the powers that be are as scared as some of us are hopeful…. there is a window opening, and we need to be taking advantage of the opportunity. Neo-liberal capitalism is over, done, gone. What comes next depends upon us.

Not Obama.

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