Rage In The Streets

Under trees fringed with spring green, 50,000 students marched down a Paris boulevard on Mar. 25, taunting police and chanting slogans demanding jobs. It was one of many French demonstrations that Europeans have viewed in recent weeks with increasing anxiety. "These things tend to spread from one country to another," warns Jorge Hay, chief economist at Banco Central Hispanoamericano in Madrid. "Good weather," he adds ominously, "is coming to Spain."

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