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May 1968: 'It was a revolt against capitalism'

Latest update : 2018-03-22

By Alison SARGENT

FRENCH PAPERS - Thursday, March 22, 2018: "Things are getting serious for the former president," the Huffington Post writes, after Nicolas Sarkozy is placed under formal investigation for illegal Libyan financing of his 2007 campaign. Meanwhile, there's trouble ahead for France's current president as the public sector joins together for a massive strike. It's an auspicious day for a protest - March 22 is the 50th anniversary of the start of student unrest that grew into the May 1968 movement.