The Living Force
Macron does not understand, whom is going to receive that measure with great fanfare? ... encourage!French people should be encouraged to work longer with incentives to retire later.
So then, is not surprised that:
Macron's intervention: 80% of French people think that the yellow vest movement will continue
According to a Harris Interactive/Epoka agency survey, two-thirds of respondents did not find Emmanuel Macron convincing at his press conference, judging that he did not meet their expectations.
No referendum on a citizens' initiative in all areas, no recognition of the white vote, a very limited introduction of proportional representation: supposed to respond to the democratic crisis the country is going through and which is expressed through the yellow vests, Emmanuel Macron did not convince at his press conference on 25 April.
This is certainly shown by a Harris Interactive/Epoka agency survey conducted for LCI, RTL and LeFigaro. Of the 807 respondents, only 7% found it "very convincing" and 30% "convincing". The vast majority (63%) were not satisfied with this intervention, which was intended to define the main lines of Act 2 of its five-year term.
In detail, measures affecting working time were the most poorly received. Thus, 65% of the respondents were against the increase in working time requested by the Head of State. This measure was also justified by Emmanuel Macron by stating that the French worked less than their European neighbours, which is factually false according to Eurostat (the official statistical agency of the European Commission). 58% of respondents are also against extending the contribution period for a full pension. And regarding the abolition of the ISF, a measure emblematic of its five-year term, 59% think that the announcement of its non-recovery is "a bad thing".
On the other hand, several announcements - of a social nature - were supported by the French. The absence of school and hospital closures until 2022 without the agreement of the mayor of the municipality (86%), the reindexation of pensions of less than €2,000 on inflation (84%), the reduction of income tax (83%) were thus welcomed. Another striking sign was the possible abandonment by Emmanuel Macron of one of his campaign promises, the elimination of 120,000 civil servant positions, which was approved by 65% of those surveyed.
But these measures do not respond to the crisis and do not mark the turn announced by Emmanuel Macron for the French: only 39% of them consider that the proposed measures constitute an important change in the policy pursued since May 2017. 65% claim that they do not meet their expectations. And that the president is not under any illusions, 80% of those polled believe that the movement of the yellow vests wil
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In this last part, I didn't quite get it with the "illusions" thing. Separating just that part with the use of deepl, "is not deluded" He is not? ...Et que le président ne se berce pas d'illusions, 80% des sondés estiment que le mouvement des Gilets jaunes va se poursuivre.