Category: France

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Kevin Zeese: What Would A Yellow Vest Movement Look Like In U.S.?

A truth about movements is, they move. They morph, evolve and move around a country or even around the globe

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Richard Greeman: Seasons Greetings from France’s Yellow Vests: “We are not tired”

he French popular masses, already famous for their anger and cynicism, are furious at being taken for fools by their betters and joyful at feeling their own strength and solidarity. No one knows where all this will end

Paul Cudenec: Christmas with the gilets jaunes

A report from the protests finds a community spirit that bears little resemblance to the media’s depictions

Susan Ram: Macron must go: Yellow Vests Act V

The movement brought anger to the streets again across France in defiance of state efforts to divide and disrupt it

Internationalist Commune of Rojava: In solidarity with Gilets Jaunes

The Internationalist Commune of Rojava express their solidarity with the Gilets Jaunes in France

Édouard Louis: To Exist in the Eyes of Others

At the beginning they were talking only about gas, and now they are talking about social justice, equality

Raul Gallego Abellan: The Faces and Voices of the “Yellow Vests” in France

The tear gas and rubber bullets, he said, seemed only to make people more angry and more inclined to clash with the police

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Jérôme Roos: “The Gilets Jaunes have blown up the old political categories”

France’s neoliberal order trembles as the yellow vest revolt shatters established political conventions. The new terrain presents both dangers and opportunities

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Jean Bricmont: ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Emerged Spontaneously, without Leadership

The ‘yellow vest’ movement is an expression of decades of frustration with declining living standards due to the dismantling of France’s welfare state

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Paul Street: Blacking Out the Yellow Vests on Cable News

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