Posted on 2 Comments

#Paris on #MayDay – “Hospital intrusion”: Dismanteling of a targeted hoax

On May 1, the repression was of an unprecedented savagery. To justify the unspeakable attacks on freedom to demonstrate in Paris, the government is mounting an extremely serious attack. And all the media follow.

Continue reading #Paris on #MayDay – “Hospital intrusion”: Dismanteling of a targeted hoax
Posted on Leave a comment

The Failure of the French Intelligentsia? Intellectuals and Uprisings in the Case of the #YellowVests


This article was written within the framework of the RED collective and benefitted from our collaborative research and writing process. A special thanks to Rahman Bouzari for his assistance with references.

Continue reading The Failure of the French Intelligentsia? Intellectuals and Uprisings in the Case of the #YellowVests
Posted on Leave a comment

#YellowVests for #MayDay: Can Macron Pacify France Before May Day 2019? Probably Not.

France: Last week, concluding a national initiative aimed at drawing the general population into “dialogue” with the authorities, French President Emmanuel Macron announced a handful of minor reforms intended to placate participants in the yellow vest movement. It’s far from certain that this strategy will succeed.

Continue reading #YellowVests for #MayDay: Can Macron Pacify France Before May Day 2019? Probably Not.
Posted on 1 Comment

After Arrest during #GiletsJaunes #ActeXXIII: In solidarity with Gaspard Glanz

We have on numerous occasions shared video reports from the independent and politically engaged news collective, Taranis news. The courage and art that they have consistently brought to their work with radical social movements makes them one of the most important sources of news videos in france.

Continue reading After Arrest during #GiletsJaunes #ActeXXIII: In solidarity with Gaspard Glanz
Posted on Leave a comment

The #GiletsJaunes: Understanding the resistance of an insurrection

A background analysis of the yellow vests movement, after five months of mobilisation. A return to the salient points of this long sequence of struggle: the articulation strike-blockage and economic struggle-political struggle; the centrality of democratic issues; and the prospects of Commercy/Saint-Nazaire.

Continue reading The #GiletsJaunes: Understanding the resistance of an insurrection
Posted on Leave a comment

Green and yellow: our common struggle against liberal-fascism – #ClimateJustice meets #GiletsJaunes

Here is a quick translation of an important piece on the French lundi matin website, close to The Invisible Committee. Radical ecologists call for a convergence with the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vest) movement in the struggle against the neoliberal system which is destroying the living planet.

Continue reading Green and yellow: our common struggle against liberal-fascism – #ClimateJustice meets #GiletsJaunes
Posted on Leave a comment

#GiletsJaunes: “This is a turning point in history!”

Make no mistake, the Gilets Jaunes are in this for the long haul. Today, April 13, was the twenty-second successive Saturday that they have taken to the streets in huge numbers to revolt against President Emmanuel Macron’s neoliberal regime.

Continue reading #GiletsJaunes: “This is a turning point in history!”
Posted on Leave a comment

#GiletsJaunes: “We must exit capitalism”

On the weekend of April 5-7, more than 800 Yellow Vest delegates from all over France gathered in the town of Saint-Nazaire for the second Assembly of the Assemblies of the Gilets Jaunes movement.

Continue reading #GiletsJaunes: “We must exit capitalism”