The October 2010 strikes and protests in France are the response of the unions to the governments plan to raise the pension age. These protests have been likened to those of May 1968 which saw the government back down to union pressure.
The most accepted horoscope for France among astrologers is for the Fifth Republic, representing the current constitution. On 6 October 1958 at 6:30 pm, the time the seal was fixed on the document .
Lunations are so important for mapping out phases in natal horoscopes and in mundane astrology. The New Moon a couple of weeks ago was conjunct the Sun and Mercury in the France Horoscope. Sun and Mercury on the fixed star
1. The Book of World Horoscopes, Nick Campion, p.167.