Mass strikes across France shut down schools and major tourist attractions

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Train stations across France were deserted and tourist attractions including the Eiffel Tower were closed Thursday as public sector workers went on strike against planned pension reforms. Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets. CBS News' Gwen Baumgardner reports.

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The French have been protesting since the French Revolution.

Author — Ran Lieu

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Over a year after yellow vest protest started in france calling for Macron to resign, you start to cover this?

Author — Nick Bierman

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They're French, I'm sure they have a guillotine or two laying around.

Author — Alejandro Rodriguez

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French government trying to steal retirement funds from the public. Fight the power.

Author — The Watchful Hunter

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Is this that country who’s president was laughing at Donald Trump?... lol

Author — aldo maya

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Down with Macron! The French people must remind him that they are the masters of France 🇫🇷

Author — Tomtom Z

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Wait til Africa puts a halt to their pilfering😨

Author — Reina Macarena

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Good to see that the French are willing to fight for something....

Author — Floyd Zepplin

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bruh just bring the guillotine out already.

Author — KING SO's SHOOTA #IWILLSLAPCASHNASTY

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Keep going France buck the system. No more government clowns.

Author — Josh Dibble

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A hole year later and CBS finally reports on it. LOL

Author — Steven Ray

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Meanwhile, macaroni is holed up in his palace.

Author — Dale Anderson

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You guys are JUST REPORTING THIS!! The Yellow Vest Protests have been going on ALL YEAR and American mainstream media has ignored them.

Author — SupaStar VFR

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Dude worried about his expensive trip. Hahaha pretty sure French citizens issues are more important than some tourist.

Author — Quenton Narow

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Politician. (One Size Fits All). Zzzzz

Author — John Connors 111

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Their president laughing at Trump behind his back, maybe should take notes on how to look out for workers and the economy.

Author — Efren Rodriguez

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Well the french have always been good at protesting

Author — dollar generals 2

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meanwhile France and Canada's leaders laugh at trump like two ole lady's gossiping at the beauty parlor

Author — jim sbarglia

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They've all taken some time off to search for Epstein's killer...is Billary in France?

Author — An Devineach

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I wont be surprised of Macron stages a terrorist attack to calm down the protests.

Author — Mark Lo