Macron To Deploy French Army Against ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests

By Anthony Torres, WSWS -

French government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux announced that President Emmanuel Macron would activate army units during this weekend’s “yellow vest” protests. This is the first time since the [...]

Yellow Vest Protest Reaching A Showdown With Macron

By Richard Greeman, Popular Resistance -

The situation in France may be reaching a showdown between the Macron government, which is now considering using the Army against the Yellow Vests, and the social movement, to whose demands the [...]

French Unions Call General Strike For Better Pay, Retirement, Education

By Staff, -

The CGT, Force Ouvrière, Solidaires and student unions Unef and UNL hope their demonstration will put further pressure on President Emmanuel Macron, who is expected to put forward propositions in [...]

French Police To Join Yellow Vests After Realizing Government Is Extorting Them Too

By Matt Agorist, -

Police in France are being ripped off by their government who is refusing to pay them for policing the protests—now they are threatening to join the yellow vests. France — As the “gilets jaunes” [...]

Police Violence Against Gilets Jaunes Sparks Broad Backlash

By Oliver Haynes, New Internationalist -

The gilets jaunes, or 'yellow vests', have been met by an increasingly heavy handed police response. The 15th of December in Paris saw this reach an absurd peak when there were 2,200 protestors [...]

France: Arrests, Tear Gas And Water Cannons Deployed On Week 15 Of Yellow Vest Protests

By Staff, -

This time, another 70 were arrested nationwide and sprayed with water cannons while protesting Macron's government spending cuts. France’s Yellow Vests showed no sign of tiring as the 15th [...]

Act 14: The Yellow Vests Protests Persist

By Staff, -

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 [...]

10 Reasons The Gilets Jaunes Are The Real Deal

By David Studdert, -

We live in a world where democracy is a threat and freedom is a punishment, where you can’t tell a turd from a diamond, where 5G is trumpeted even as it threatens to kill us, where the prevailing [...]

As Macron Prepares New Repressive Measures Yellow Vests & Red Unions Strike Together

By Richard Greeman, Popular Resistance -

As the Macron government pushed harsh repressive laws against demonstrators through the National Assembly, the Yellow Vests joined with France’s unions for the first time in a day-long, [...]

French National Assembly Passes Police State “Anti-Riot” Law Targeting Protests

The French National Assembly voted overwhelmingly on Monday to approve President Emmanuel Macron’s “anti-riot” law, undermining the right to protest and further expanding police powers.The law [...]

French Yellow Vest Going Strong For Act 12 Protests

By Staff, Truth Revolution -

The 12th Act of the yellow vests movement happened yesterday, February 2, 2019. The number of Yellow Vest protestors in major French cities such as Paris, Toulouse, Bordeaux and all over France [...]

Gilets Jaunes “Assembly Of Assemblies” Calls For Massive Strike

By Staff, -

We, Gilets Jaunes of the roundabouts, parking lots, squares, assemblies and demonstrations, gathered on January 26 and 27 for an “Assembly of Assemblies”, which united members of over a [...]

France’s Red Scarves: Ready-Made Counter-Protest And New Media Darlings

By Whitney Webb, -

PARIS — As the “Yellow Vest,” or Gilet Jaunes, protest in France continues to perplex and concern the French government and European elites, a new “counter-protest” has emerged in response to the [...]

The Yellow Vests As Part Of The Global Revolt Against Neoliberalism

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The Yellow Vests (Gilets Jaunes) movement of workers in France just completed its eleventh act this past weekend. They are revolting against neoliberalism and austerity and rule by and for the [...]