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This is a reference to 1936 (strikes & front populaire) and 1968 (mai 68) social upheavals in France. These 2 dates are commonly referred by the left along 1789 (also mentioned in the song with Robespierre), 1848, 1870. Qu'elle monte des mines descende des collines Celle qui chante en moi la belle la rebelle Elle tient l'avenir, serré dans ses mains ...


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