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#YellowVests (or not) – For a #MayDay of combat – Direct anti-capitalist action

Gilets Jaunes and Black Bloc activists: Another call for a combative May Day in Paris.

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#MayDay 2019 in #Paris: The #YellowVests take the lead of the demo – #GiletsJaunes meets #BlackBloc

May Day 2018 was a day of running battles in Paris. After 6 months of revolt by the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests), there are calls for a united demo of Black Bloc activists and the Yellow Vests on this years May Day in Paris.

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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.

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Call of #YellowVests from #Paris east side

We reproduce here our call, that of “Gilets Jaunes” from eastern Paris, gathered around similar observations. We are unable to spread it on social networks, probably because of censorship. If some find our approach relevant, they are free to spread it by their own means.

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The coming crisis, breath & #YellowVests: Where are we going?

We will not dwell on the usual left-wing debates held between Leftists on the Yellow Vests movement. Nevertheless, here are some remarks of a more or less general nature to clarify the place from which we’re talking about.

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#YellowVests: The struggle continues

Gilets Jaunes: Since what some have called Act IV, the central apparatuses of repression of bourgeois order and capitalist state are really aware of the magnitude of the ongoing social movement taking place before our eyes. On that day (December 8th), they went in a big way and pretended not to let “misbehaviour” of the previous weekend to develop: 89,000 cops, gendarmes, CRS [antiriot units]were deployed throughout France, including 10,000 in Paris, tightly controlling the country’s main cities, mass and preventive arrests, armoured vehicles to break down barricades, direct laying firesof thousands of grenades, “sting-ball grenades”, “stun grenades”, “GLI-F4 grenades” (presented as a “non-lethal weapon” containing an explosive charge consisting of 25 grams of TNT)…

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Amidst the polyphony of the #GiletsJaunes

In the occupied roundabouts of france, occupations which are the most emblematic expression of the gilets jaunes or “yellow vest movement”, the word or speech has been freed. Individuals, people, who would formerly never have encountered each other, find themselves protesting, debating, occupying together.

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