From bus drivers to ballet dancers, workers from across France have taken to the streets in opposition to President Emmanual Macron’s attempts to reshape the country into a U.S.-style neoliberal state.
“Alternative” investing threatens public retirement funds with high risks and low returns.
Public pension systems are collapsing across the country. In Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is under growing pressure to find a way to mitigate the city’s nearly $20 billion shortfall to its municipal retirement plan. The mayor’s plan to reduce workers’ benefits and raise property taxes -- which would only resolve half of the deficit -- has met with