“In France, we keep saying that we have tried everything—except what has worked elsewhere,” Alain Juppé tell supporters. I support Alain Juppé and his efforts to reform France’s economy. Here The Wall Street Journal lists some of Juppé’s proposals to reform the country harangued by years of socialist and statist policies.
The 70-year-old former Prime Minister vowed to cut corporate taxes to 30% from 38%, eliminate the so-called Solidarity Tax on Wealth, cut 250,000 civil-service jobs, reduce social-security charges and scrap the 35-hour workweek, among other measures.
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