Since the start of the Gilets Jaunes or Yellow Vests movement in France, mysterious and poetic Yellow Letters have been distributed on the occupied roundabouts and on social media. This is a quick translation of the powerful and inspiring 15th missive, as published on the influential radical website lundi matin, which is close to The Invisible Committee, authors of ‘The Coming Insurrection’.Continue reading “May our yellow sparks of revolt set the world ablaze in 2019!”
A report from Nîmes in the southern part of the French territory: “A deeply-rooted belief in social justice lies behind the unprecedented uprising”.Continue reading “Police everywhere, justice nowhere!” – #GiletsJaunes on the streets of #Nîmes
Things are rapidly hotting up in France. The Gilets Jaunes or Yellow Vests (Yellow Jackets, EIE) movement, which started as a protest of hard-up working people against spiralling petrol prices, has transformed itself into a full-on uprising against the neoliberal regime of President Emmanuel Macron.
A lot of people probably would add things and/or say things different, or don’t share all views in this piece. We still think it’s a good read for people who didn’t look a lot into the subject until now and that’s why we decided to reblog this article that was orginally published by the comrades of Winter Oak.