This woman is arguing for the working class to be able to use the increases in economic productivity to reduce the ratio of work hours to wages.
(Elder:) “At your age I was already working.”
(Girl:) “At your age I’ll still be laboring.”
Go, French! Stop the neoliberal madness!
This photo comes courtesy of Prose Before Hos, who correctly point out that what this grande dame is objecting to is capitalism.