On ‘Hottest Day In History Of France,’ World Told ‘Do Not Look Away’ As Police Tear-Gas Climate Campaigners In Paris

By Andrea Germanos, Commondreams.org -

French riot police tear-gassed climate protesters in Paris on Friday as the county sweltered under record heat. Activists with Extinction Rebellion (XR) were occupying a bridge over the Seine to [...]

March Of The Mutilated: Injured Yellow Vests Protest Police Brutality In Paris

Several hundred people have shown up for the ‘march of the mutilated’ in Paris, protesting police brutality and demanding a ban on the weaponry law enforcement uses to control demonstrators. [...]

Paris Protests: Police Fire Tear Gas And Water Canons At Demonstrators

By Rachel McGrath, Huffingtonpost.co.uk -

Police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse demonstrators in Paris on Saturday as thousands gathered in the capital and staged road blockades across France to vent anger against rising [...]

Paris Is Building The Eco-Community Of The Future Right Now. Here’s How.

By Sergio Grazia, Ensia.com -

May 23, 2018 — Every so often an environmentally friendly building gives us a glimpse of the low-carbon future so many climate plans envision. With the development of Clichy-Batignolles, the city [...]

‘No Trump Zone’ Planned In Paris Ahead Of President’s Visit

By Julia Conley, www.commondreams.org -

By Julia Conley for Common Dreams - As the Trump administration attempts to deflect questions from the press regarding Donald Trump Jr.'s controversial meeting during last year's campaign with a [...]

Paris Is Burning

By James P. Hare, www.rosalux-nyc.org -

By James P. Hare for Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung - With Trump’s decision to formally withdraw from the Paris Agreement, he has put an end to months of apparent indecision. This withdrawal does not [...]

Violent Clashes Break Out At May Day March In Paris

By Ross Domoney, www.roarmag.org -

By Ross Domoney for ROAR Magazine - Heavy clashes erupt at May Day demonstrations in Paris ahead of a historic election that will see the neoliberal Macron square off against the neo-fascist Le Pen.

Banlieues Debout Movement Targets Police Brutality, Economic Hardship

By Ericka Schiche, www.occupy.com -

By Ericka Schiche for Occupy - The banlieues, suburbs existing beyond the Périphérique on the outskirts of Paris, are part of a complex socioeconomic and cultural world which is seldom viewed [...]

Chaos Erupts In Paris As Riot Police Unleash On 50,000-Strong Labor Protest

By Lauren McCauley, www.commondreams.org -

By Lauren McCauley for Common Dreams - French police unleashed tear gas and water cannons on demonstrators Tuesday as tens of thousands packed the streets of Paris in an outpouring of opposition [...]

At Least 40 Injured, 58 Arrested In Paris Anti-Labor Reform Protests

By Staff of RT - At least 40 people, including 29 officers, were injured as protesters against France’s highly unpopular proposed labor law clashed with police in Paris. Police made 58 arrests [...]

7 Policemen Injured 17 People Arrested At Pro-Kurdish Rally In Paris

By Staff, www.rt.com -

By Staff of Routers - A protest in Paris against Turkey's deadly military operation in the town of Cizre turned violent leaving seven police officers wounded and 17 pro-Kurdish activists [...]

Anti-Nuclear Climbers Defy Paris Protest Ban, Four Arrested

By Staff, www.nukeresister.org -

By Staff of The Nuclear Resister - Four anti-nuclear activists defied the state of emergency ban on public protest in Paris on Wednesday, December 2, climbing up the steel cables beneath the [...]

Post-Game Thoughts On The Paris Talks

By Ezra Silk and Margaret Klein Salamon, www.theclimatemobilization.org -

By Ezra Silk and Margaret Klein Salamon for The Climate Mobilization - The Paris climate talks are over, and the postmortems on the final agreement are flooding in. Here’s our take: After 21 [...]

Paris Deal: Epic Fail On A Planetary Scale

By Danny Chivers and Jess Worth, www.newint.org -

BY Danny Chivers and Jess Worth for the New Internationalist. After two weeks of tortuous negotiations – well, 21 years, really – governments announced the Paris Agreement. This brand new climate [...]