France: Riot Police Beat Up Striking Firefighters

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

Wearing protective clothing, firefighters set themselves ablaze in the streets, performing perhaps the safest self-immolation protest in world history. Yet few outside France saw the action; [...]

French “Yellow Vests” Protest For Assange Outside Belmarsh Prison In London

By Alex Lantier, Wsws.org -

Today, hundreds of “yellow vests” from France and protesters from other countries across Europe, including Belgium and Britain, are protesting outside Belmarsh maximum security prison in London [...]

Protests Continue In France Against Pension Reform

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

Representatives of the unions of teachers, doctors, lawyers and railway workers marched again Thursday in the streets of Paris, capital of  France, against the social policies and economic [...]

France At A Crossroads

By Richard Greeman, Popular Resistance -

The nationwide general strike in France, now entering its record seventh week, seems to be approaching its crisis point. Despite savage police repression, about a million people are in the [...]

French Unions And Yellow Vests Converge In General Strike Today

By Richard Greeman, Popular Resistance. -

Montpellier, France - On the eve of an “unlimited” (open-ended) General Strike called for Dec. 5, more and more unions and protest groups are pledging to join in. Two things are unusual about [...]

Build Independent Committees Of Action For Political Struggle Against Macron

By Anthony Torres, WSWS.org. -

France - Today’s strike against pension cuts in France will mark a major escalation of the class struggle. A year after the eruption of the “Yellow Vest” protests against social inequality, the [...]

A Story Of Police Violence In France

By Ross Domoney, Roarmag.org -

ROAR is proud to present a powerful new independent documentary that tells the story of three lives affected by police violence in France during the popular uprising of the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow [...]

For The Gilets Jaunes, There Won’t Be An “After”

By ROAR Collective, Roarmag.org -

November 2019 has arrived, bringing in its wake the one year anniversary of the Gilets Jaunes. Those who talked about running out of steam in January, then this spring, then again this summer, [...]

Yellow Vests “Get Back To Work” Of Protesting

By Popular Resistance. -

France - After a quieter period during the summer, the Yellow Vest movement hit the streets in larger numbers for Acte 43 on Saturday. Protests were held throughout France from Rouen to Paris to [...]

The Acorn: An Organic Radical Bulletin

By Staff, Winteroak.org.uk -

The welcome awaiting Macron, Trump and the other G7 world leaders in Biarritz later this month promises to be not so much warm as hot. The Basques already have a proud tradition of [...]