French steelworkers warn blockade is a last stand to save the industry
Posted by seumasach on October 6, 2012
This could prove a key struggle. What is at stake is whether Europe continues on the path to destruction Anglo-Saxon style through ever greater financialization or starts to rebuild the real economy and channel investment into basic industries
6th October, 2012
In a valley lashed by wind and rain in the industrial heartland of north-east France, steelworkers blockading the local foundry see their action as a last stand to save their jobs, their factory, their region’s economy – even the entire French steel industry.