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!”
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”
A critique of violence … For an aimless violence: “the yellow vests demand without knowing what” or the injunction to compromise with power.
The political soothsayers and diviners will cynically proclaim the yellow vests’ movement dead: Act XXI brought less than 25,000 people into the streets this last Saturday.
We however refuse to be political accountants. And rebellions and revolutions have never been about numbers, but about the intensity of the desires and creativity unleashed.
And we will continue to share the movement(s)’ voices.Continue reading The #GiletsJaunes: Understanding the movement(s) beyond final defeat or victory
Le Monde‘s front page of Tuesday, March 19th, reads “L’Exécutif contraint de répondre aux violence [“The Executive is constrained/obliged to respond to the violence”]”. Yet as the yellow vests movement(s) enters its fourth month, after thousands have been gassed and beaten, after thousands have been arrested, after hundreds have been hurt and dozens crippled or blinded, it is difficult to know how to take the title.Continue reading The #GiletsJaunes: The people are constrained to respond to the violence
Never before had the Champs-Élysées truly been “the most beautiful avenue in the world”. For a day, this artery, this symbol of luxury, became the embodiment of a regained common power.Continue reading #GiletsJaunes: #Paris is ours!
Here is a translation of a new article from Lundi matin, a website close to the Invisible Committee, famed authors of The Coming Insurrection. After four months of full-on revolt in France, the promised insurrection seems closer than ever to fruition…Continue reading #GiletsJaunes #ActXVIII : Ultimatum
We published recently on our blog, as we had access to them and they reached us, some documents produced by and around the “yellow vest” movement that has been shaking France since several weeks. The following is a kind of introduction to all of them (an introduction that we usually publish before, indeed).Continue reading Class War 09/2019: #YellowVests
A reflection on the re-appropriation of time as the revolution within the yellow vests insurrection. Words from a yellow vests newspaper and images and words of a movement, now in its “Act XVI”.Continue reading The #GiletsJaunes: A question of time
An eye-witness report from Act 16 of the ongoing Yellow Vest uprising against neoliberalism.Continue reading #GiletsJaunes: Tear gas and rubber bullets on the streets of southern France