France. Gilets Jaunes. 67 weeks since the first demonstrations in November 2018.Continue reading #France #Acte67: The #GiletsJaunes have been demonstrating for 67 Saturdays [Video]
France. The strangely intermittent general strike in opposition to proposed pension reforms in france is neither “general”, nor truly a “strike”. If the movement is soon to enter its third month, with another day of protest scheduled for today (Yesterday, Paris-luttes.info), the strike has never succeeded in paralysing the country’s economy (indeed, it barely reaches past the more unionised public sector).Continue reading #France: Who is afraid of a general strike?
Paris. French territory.
A new start up. Tirelessly. Demo, blockade, riot, strike. Tear gas, rubber bullets and offensive grenades. Thousands of lawsuits, hundreds in jail. When this civilization is on its last legs, everyone will remember these days, weeks, months. No matter what the outcome will be. Black Rock or us. There’s nothing in between. The laws of capital or a world made by people for people. Macron will fall, one way or another. But the circumstances of his fall will determine the course of history. A call from france:Continue reading March 14 – #Paris: If we all storm forward, the king will fall
Rennes. French territory. On Saturday February 15, the Yellow Vests had called for a demonstration in Rennes that brought about 1500 to 2000 people together. While the opening gathering took place on the Place de la Mairie, the whole city centre was blocked by riot cops.Continue reading #GiletsJaunes #Acte66: Renewed Determination in #Rennes
French territory. Yesterday in Rennes, repression struck again. A Yellow Vest was violently arrested and severely beaten on the ground at the end of a demonstration in the city centre.Continue reading Call for witnesses: Violent arrest in #Rennes, #France [Video]
France. February 14, 2020. In Marseille, plainclothes cops shot a young man during a car chase. Eyewitness reports speak of a downright execution.Continue reading #Marseille, #France: Cops killed 18 year old – Eyewitness reports speak of a downright execution
France. The yellow vests insurrection revealed the central role of the State in assuring the reproduction of capitalist social relations, a role which as central, is also fragile, sustained only by its increasing militarisation against those whom capital increasingly discards.
From the Temps critiques collective, a further reflection on the yellow vests movement.Continue reading The #GiletsJaunes rebellion and beyond
What follows is an email by Evade Chile, introducing an article by Raoul Vaneigem: Unity and Differences in the Insurrections in France and Chile.Continue reading Evade #Chile and Raoul Vaneigem: “Unity and Differences in the Insurrections in #France and Chile”
Paris. France. NB : It has been one year since the beginning of the global youth climate movement which started with Greta Thunberg’s call for international demonstrations on March, 15th 2019. In France, the #youthforclimate movement has started a bit earlier, on February, 8th, and is thus celebrating its birth day by inaugurating a new cycle of spreading life and happiness among the corporate destroyers of the world.Continue reading #Paris, #BlackRock Occupation: Happy Birthday Youth Climate Movement
Paris. France. February 10, 2020. This Monday morning, environmental activists invaded the premises of Black Rock in Paris. It is the infamous multinational corporation, very close to Macron, which makes billions in profits on privatized pensions.Continue reading #Paris: #BlackRock HQ invaded and decorated [Video]