Los Angeles Business Journal

France and the Euro: The Time Bomb at the Heart of Europe

Friday, November 16, 2012

The Economist reports that the threat of the euro’s collapse has abated for the moment, but putting the single currency right will involve years of pain. The pressure for reform and budget cuts is fiercest in Greece, Portugal, Spain and Italy, which all saw mass strikes and clashes with police this week. But ahead looms a bigger problem that could dwarf any of these: France.