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Hollande's Retreat, France's Loss

France missed a historic opportunity for job creation.

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French President Francois Hollande recently came up with some good proposals for reforming the country's notoriously rigid labor laws. Most of them never made it into the bill presented to his cabinet Thursday. It's a lost opportunity his country will have cause to regret.

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