Category: France

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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

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Richard Greeman: Yellow Vests and Red Unions Strike Together

Macron Prepares New Repressive Measures

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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

Raphael Mimoun: How the yellow vests are reinventing French politics

While mainstream French and international media have largely characterized the yellow vests as violent troublemakers, many people throughout France see the movement as a long-needed popular uprising against a deeply unjust political and economic system

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Serge Halimi: Forgotten France rises up

France’s yellow vests, coming together in informally organized groups, took just one month to challenge policies on taxation, education, transport and environment, and make the Macron government back down

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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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