Wednesday, April 17, 2002

Hang in there, Berlusconi -The big labor unions called a general strike in Italy, protesting the proposed roll-back of some very generous "jobs-for-life" employment policies. Millions took the day off, but Prime Minister Berlusconi is sticking to his guns on the issue. Note that all the people who took the day off aren't ardent leftists, they might of stayed away in fear of being picked on or killed by leftists if they didn't go along.

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