Fractured France: Diesel tax protests expose Macron’s Achilles’ heel

French President Emmanuel Macron attends a "prise d'armes" military ceremony at the Invalides in Paris, France, November 26, 2018. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

BEAUVAIS, France (Reuters) – Hunched over a burning oil drum on a traffic island, protesters in yellow vests line up to decry France‚Äôs punishing fuel taxes and spiraling living costs, blaming a president who they see as detached from the everyday struggles of life outside the city. For two weeks, the anti-diesel tax protests have […]

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