This hour long documentary "This World - Quelle Catastrophe! France with Robert Peston" (http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2jjl85) really gives you some insight to this case. Yes, I do understand the hate for greedy corporations, but insane labor laws hurt workers and especially small companies.
That is a very interesting quote, do you have the source?
I've never donated to any organisation just because they exist and do what they do. Until now. My 10e might not be much, but it sure felt good giving it to Wikileaks.