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France’s Yellow Vests: Proving Police Are Indeed Part of the 1%

    France’s Yellow Vests: Proving Police Are Indeed Part of the 1%

The demonstration for “Acte 16”, on March 2nd, was designed as a sight-seeing tour which passed by bastions of rich, traitorous criminals (the OECD, a school of luxury marketing, etc.) and so it concluded at a small roundabout in a ritzy area, Denfert-Rochereau. As protesters amassed and cops loaded up, and with time in between…

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Macron Tactics Against Yellow Vests Have Nothing to Do with Public Safety, Everything to Do with Global Politics

    Macron Tactics Against Yellow Vests Have Nothing to Do with Public Safety, Everything to Do with Global Politics

PARIS (Analysis)  — “For more than two months the people who come out into the streets are met with governmental repression. Since the 17th November 2018 we have been on the streets but we have not been listened to.” The statement from the Yellow Vests —  or Gilets Jaunes (GJs) as they are better known…

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What Will Happen If France’s Yellow Vest Protesters Win?

    What Will Happen If France’s Yellow Vest Protesters Win?

What if protesters in Paris win, and the French government gives in to all their demands? What if taxes are reduced, wages increased, President Macron steps down? I am not talking only about the fuel tax; attempts to impose it have been already abandoned. I am not talking about an increase of the minimum wage…

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Twitter Account Mocks Macron for Pushing War in Syria Now Facing Revolution at His Doorstep

    Twitter Account Mocks Macron for Pushing War in Syria Now Facing Revolution at His Doorstep

PARIS — After three weeks of protests in France, a Twitter account sprang up that seemed eerily familiar: Benoite Abedoux of Paris was asking for airstrikes against her own country to save her life from the “brutal French regime.” Protesters calling themselves Yellow Vests, or Gilets Jaunes in French, flooded the streets of Paris on…

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Yellow Vests Rise Against Neo-Liberal ‘King’ Macron

  Yellow Vests Rise Against Neo-Liberal ‘King’ Macron

Every automobile in France is supposed to be equipped with a yellow vest. This is so that in case of accident or breakdown on a highway, the driver can put it on to ensure visibility and avoid getting run over. So the idea of wearing your yellow vest to demonstrate against unpopular government measures caught…

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