By Doug Cunningham
French workers and their unions are hoping that the election of Socialist President Francois Hollande will mean a new day for workers on a variety of issues.
Fourier says President Hollande will bring new policies as well as a new way of governing when it comes to workers’ issues.
A new way of speaking with unions, of speaking to workers and to citizens, you know. It’s 30 years we’ve been waiting for this new Socialist president - this new left president. I think there’s good hope in France.
The Obama recovery with it stimulus was closer to the classic Keynesian model and was more successful than the European approach.
If Mitt Romney is elected president, he will use an austerity model that cuts social spending and increases defense spending. This should slow the US recovery.
source: Workers Independent News