France Needs Capitalism

French citizens are now ensconced in a misery of their own creation. Riots are occurring all over France and at the core of this civil unrest is the unhappiness of French youths. This group is disenchanted by the substandard living within their neighborhoods, and the 40% unemployment that is upon them. France’s economic barriers and welfare state policies are a primary reason for this unrest because they make it very difficult to create jobs. Comparing job creation from the 1970’s to present, America has created over 50 million new jobs versus Europe’s 4 million. The job creation problem that has caused this unrest has given us a stark reminder of why Capitalism and the American dream work. This shows that less government control is for the betterment of society and that FreedomWorks.

To read an Opinion Journal article discussing this issue click here Why Immigrants Don’t Riot Here