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.Continue reading #MayDay 2019 in #Paris: The #YellowVests take the lead of the demo – #GiletsJaunes meets #BlackBloc
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
A critique of violence … For an aimless violence: “the yellow vests demand without knowing what” or the injunction to compromise with power.
An account of the Nazi aggression against the NPA and a call to meet again.Continue reading #YellowVests: For an anti-fascist #ActeXII
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.Continue reading Call of #YellowVests from #Paris east side
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.Continue reading The coming crisis, breath & #YellowVests: Where are we going?
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)…Continue reading #YellowVests: The struggle continues
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.Continue reading Amidst the polyphony of the #GiletsJaunes
Behind flowery labels stand our struggles against misery!Continue reading “#Giletsjaunes”… “#YellowVests” “#YellowJackets” “communards”… “sans-culottes”… “va-nu-pieds”… “wrecked of the earth”…
Last Saturday (December 1) the well-known fascist Yvan Benedetti literally was kicked out of the Yellow Vests demo in Paris.