French Protest Day And Night Against Macron’s Banker Economy

By Staff, Popular Resistance -

The people of France continue to protest against President Macron's neoliberal policies and the cutting of French pensions. France has seen months of protests, starting with the Yellow Vests over [...]

French Yellow Vests Celebrate First Birthday Converge With Planned Labor Strikes

By Richard Greeman, Popular Resistance -

This weekend the Yellow Vests celebrated their first birthday, with convivial barbeques on traffic circles (roundabouts) all over France followed by direct actions like liberating tollbooths. [...]

Gilets Jaunes Gather For Third “Assembly Of Assemblies”

By Mathilde Goanec, -

Last month some 650 Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) gathered for a meeting in Montceau-les-Mines, in the heartland of France. Although the movement has struggled to unify and has fewer participants [...]

Amazon Protested In Three Cities Over Climate Crisis

By Forrest Crellin, Reuters. -

Paris - Several hundred environmental activists protested outside Amazon’s headquarters in Paris and at two of its regional distribution centers in France on Tuesday as part of stepped-up climate [...]

French State Demands Four Months’ Jail For “Yellow Vest” Protester Eric Drouet

By Anthony Torres, -

On Friday, on the eve of the 30th weekend of “yellow vest” protests, French prosecutors demanded a four-month prison sentence against Eric Drouet, one of the leaders of the “yellow vest” [...]

French Police Crack Down On 30th ‘Yellow Vest’ Protest

By Staff, Telesur -

The French government said 10,300 people demonstrated across the country, up from 9,500 last weekend. French police violently clashed with protesters Saturday at the 30th consecutive weekend [...]

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. [...]

The Yellow Vests Of France: Six Months Of Struggle

By Richard Greeman, -

I am writing you from Montpellier, France, where I am a participant-observer in the Yellow Vest (Gilets jaunes) movement, which is still going strong after six months, despite a dearth of [...]

French Labor Leaders Size Up Yellow Vests

By Léa Bouchoucha, -

Several weeks ago Emmanuelle Cheron, 43, was out on the Place de La République in Paris, along with other members of a new collective of professional child minders. They wore pink vests, held [...]

The Yellow Vests of France: Six Months of Struggle

by Richard Greeman -

I am writing you from Montpellier, France, where I am a participant-observer in the Yellow Vest movement, which is still going strong after six months, despite a dearth of information in the [...]

French Actors And Writers Back Latest Yellow Vest Protests

By Staff of DW -

Anti-government yellow vest protesters on Saturday marched in cities across France for the 25th straight week. Following the annual May Day march attended by thousands on Wednesday, the crowds [...]

French Yellow Vests Rally In May Day Protests Amid Teargas

French police fired tear gas to push back masked demonstrators in central Paris Wednesday as thousands of people used an annual May Day rally to protest against President Emmanuel Macron's [...]

Muslims And The Working Class: France’s Marginalized And Natural Yellow Vest Allies

By Ramin Mazaheri, -

Yellow Vests and Muslims are the two largest groups in France which suffer from socioeconomic marginalization – and there is no doubt that they will be open political allies, eventually. Even [...]

Yellow Vests Demonstrate In Paris As Notre Dame Donations Highlight Wealth Inequality

By Julia Conley, -

"Victor Hugo thanks all the generous donors ready to save Notre Dame and proposes that they do the same thing with Les Miserables." The contrast between the French government's and upper class's [...]

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