Category: France

Richard Greeman: Yellow Vests Struggle To Reinvent Democracy

Hundreds of autonomous Yellow Vest activist groups from all over France each chose two delegates (one woman, one man) to gather in the port city of St. Nazaire for a weekend of deliberation (April 5-7)

Alexis Poulin: The Invisible People

France’s Yellow Vest Revolt Against Macron & Elites Reaches 20 Weeks

Gabriel Rockhill: Spectacular Violence as a Weapon of War Against the Yellow Vests

Violence is a spectacular weapon deployed by the ruling class to discredit movements from below and justify their repression. It is spectacular in the sense of being a great and powerful political tool for governing the masses, and keeping them in their place. In order to do this, however, the weapon of violence is spectacular in Read more…

Jean Bricmont: A Global Challenge

“Yellow Vests Ask Such Fundamental Questions that No European Government Could Answer Them”

Stefan Kipfer: What Color is Your Vest?

The Gilets Jaunes Revolt Shaking France

France 24: Yellow Vest protests persist

Thousands of “yellow vest” protesters marched across France Saturday, three months since the movement began and in a week that has seen growing international concern at police treatment of the protesters

Richard Greeman: Yellow Vests and Red Unions Strike Together

Macron Prepares New Repressive Measures

Richard Greeman: “We Are Not Tired”

The French popular masses are furious at being taken for fools

Various Contributors: Gilets Jaunes “Assembly of Assemblies” calls for massive strike

The Gilets Jaunes of Commercy recently organized an “Assembly of Assemblies” to coordinate the radical democratization of the popular resistance in France

Kevin B. Anderson: Insurrectionist overtones

Whether a truly revolutionary movement, based on solid theoretical ground, can arise in France or elsewhere remains the question

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