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  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

  France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)France's Macron pledges to do better, but sticks to disputed reforms#标题分割#FrenchPresidentEmmanuelMacron,stillstrugglingtofindawayoutofthe"YellowVest"crisis,onThursdayproposed"morehumane"responseto"adeepfeelingoftax,territorialandsocialunfairness,"butsaidunpopularreformshisgovernmentwasimplementingmustcontinue."Iaskedmyself:ShouldwestopeverythingthatwasdoneoverthepasttwoyearsDidwetakeawrongturnIbelievequitetheopposite,"Macronsaidduringanewsconference,thefirstinhispresidency."Thetransformationsthatareinprogressandthetransformationsthatareessentialforourcountryshouldnotbestopped.Ibelievethatthesefundamentalsmustbepreserved,continuedandintensified,"hetoldagatheringofgovernmentofficialsandhundredsofjournalists.Hearguedthat"duringthecrisisthatwearewitnessing,wearecreatingjobs.Atthismoment,ourgrowthishigherthanthatofmanyneighboringcountries.""IthinkIcandobetter,"hesaid,regretting"thefeelingIgaveofbeinghard,sometimesunfair."MOREMEASURES,MOREHUMANEHisraremovethathehasavoidedsincehewaselectedinMay2017cameafter23weeksofprotestsstagedby"YellowVest"protest,aspontaneousmovementcoordinatedviasocialmedia.Luringpeoplefromdifferentagesandbackgrounds,iteruptedonNov.17,2018andhasevolvedtoasocialuprisingputtingMacron,France'soncepoliticalstar,onthehotseat."Ibelievethattheangerthathasbeenexpressedisnottheresultofthesereforms.Itistheresultofamethodthatwasnottherightone,alackofhumanitythatwasexpressed,thefruitoffailures...ofaverylongtime,"thepresidentsaid.Inresponse"toafeelingofunfairnessandabandonment,"Macronproposed"amorehumaneresponsetounite.""ThisnewtimeofourRepublichasoneobjective:togivehopetoeveryonetorebuildtogethertheartofbeingFrench.Itistoberootedanduniversal..."hestressed.Withthatend,heproposedconstitutionalreformbythesummertomakepeoplemoreinvolvedinthedemocraticprocessbysimplifyingrulesforreferendumsanddecentralizingadministrations."Atthedemocraticlevel,citizenswanttobebetterrepresented,toparticipatemore,"hesaid.Rejectingthereferendumofcitizens'initiative(RIC),oneof"YellowVest"keyrequest,Macronproposedeasierrulestoholdareferendumofsharedinitiative,reducethenumberofparliamentariansandlimitthenumberofmandatesovertime.Healsoproposedtolaunchan"actIIofdecentralization"by2020which"shouldfocusonhousing,transport,ecologicaltransition."Inafurthermovetosilentcritics,theheadofstate,describedas"thepresidentoftherich",pledgedto"significantlyreducingincometaxes",whichwouldbefinancedbyeliminatingcertainloopholesandsqueezingpublicexpenditure.Healsoannouncedthatpensionsbelow2,000euros(2.227U.S.dollars)wouldbelinkedtoinflation,inadditiontotax-freeend-of-yearbonussothat"workpays."Amongothermeasuresheproposedisthecreationofan"ecologicaldefensecouncil"thathewillheadtopressthroughenergytransition,haltingtheclosureofhospitalsandschoolsinruralareasandclosureofthecountry'seliteENAcivilservicecollege.NOTENOUGHTOQUELLANGERFornearly2.5hours,Macrontriedtogaintheinitiativebyjustifyingwhathedidandexplainingwhatheintendstodotohundredsofjournalists.Buthisfirstsuchexerciseseemedtofallshorttoquellanger."Hehasnotlistenedtowhathasbeensaidinthestreetsforfivemonths.Hestartedhisspeechbysayingthatwhathehaddonefortwoyearswasverygoodandwedidnotunderstand,"MaximeNicolle,oneof"YellowVest"representatives,wasquotedassayingbylocalmedia."...Nothingisprecise,soonSaturdaywewillshowthatwealsoknowhowtodothingsindepth,"hesaid.IngridLevavasseur,anotherfigureofthemovement,toldthelocalbroadcasterEurope1:"Clearly,I'mverydisappointed.Ithinkhecouldhaveannouncedflagshipmeasures,butit'sanoldhat."ToJordanBardella,headofthefar-rightNationalRally'slistforEuropeanelection,Macronfailedtocomeoutwiththeappropriatedevicestohandlepublicangerthat,accordingtohim,wouldendure.OnhisTwitteraccount,OlivierBesancenot,ahard-leftpolitician,wrote:"after5monthsofrevoltagainsttheexpensivelife,notawordontheincreaseofwages,pensionsandallowances!Thisisnotapressconference,itisacalltotaketothestreetonSaturdayandMay1st!Effectiveadvocacyforthefight!"UponhisinaugurationinMay2017,Macron,pledgedthathisfirstmissionwouldbeunitingtheFrenchpeople,facingallchallengesandgettingthecountryoutofcrisis.Sincethen,hehadbeenchanginglaborcodeandpension,proposingtoinjectdynamismintopublicservicesandinstitutionsandreformingrailsectorandeducationsystem--areaswherehewasfacingfierceoppositionthatdrewthousandstothecountry'sstreetsinadditiontorollingstrikes.Hislatestreformtospeedupenergytransitionandprotectenvironmenthascreatedatensesocialclimatethatledhisapprovalratingtorecordlow,suggestingthatthespontaneousmovementcouldturnthetideagainsttheElysee'syoungestoccupant.ArecentElabepollshowed28percentofinterviewedpeopleexpressedconfidenceinthepresident'sabilitytofixthesocialandeconomiccrisis,downbythreepercentagepoints.(1euro=1.113U.S.dollars)

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