France. Gilets Jaunes. 67 weeks since the first demonstrations in November 2018.Continue reading #France #Acte67: The #GiletsJaunes have been demonstrating for 67 Saturdays [Video]
Paris. French territory.
UPDATE: We added the Brilliant mobilisation video with English subtitles. A new start up. Tirelessly. Demo, blockade, riot, strike. Tear gas, rubber bullets and offensive grenades. Thousands of lawsuits, hundreds in jail. When this civilization is on its last legs, everyone will remember these days, weeks, months. No matter what the outcome will be. Black Rock or us. There’s nothing in between. The laws of capital or a world made by people for people. Macron will fall, one way or another. But the circumstances of his fall will determine the course of history. A call from france:Continue reading March 14 – #Paris: If we all storm forward, the king will fall
Rennes. French territory. On Saturday February 15, the Yellow Vests had called for a demonstration in Rennes that brought about 1500 to 2000 people together. While the opening gathering took place on the Place de la Mairie, the whole city centre was blocked by riot cops.Continue reading #GiletsJaunes #Acte66: Renewed Determination in #Rennes
French territory. Yesterday in Rennes, repression struck again. A Yellow Vest was violently arrested and severely beaten on the ground at the end of a demonstration in the city centre.Continue reading Call for witnesses: Violent arrest in #Rennes, #France [Video]
France. The yellow vests insurrection revealed the central role of the State in assuring the reproduction of capitalist social relations, a role which as central, is also fragile, sustained only by its increasing militarisation against those whom capital increasingly discards.
From the Temps critiques collective, a further reflection on the yellow vests movement.Continue reading The #GiletsJaunes rebellion and beyond
What follows is an email by Evade Chile, introducing an article by Raoul Vaneigem: Unity and Differences in the Insurrections in France and Chile.Continue reading Evade #Chile and Raoul Vaneigem: “Unity and Differences in the Insurrections in #France and Chile”
France. The prostests in France continue, so does the police violence. Yesterday the cops were extremely violent on Bordeaux.Continue reading Massive police violence against #GiletsJaunes in #Bordeaux [Video]
France. Saturday, February 1st was the 64th Saturday of the Yellow Vests mobilization. And the 64th Saturday in a row of repression.Continue reading #France February 1 #Acte64: Another Saturday of repression for the #GiletsJaunes [Video]
Interview conducted on September 12, 2019 by ACTA, on the occasion of the publication of Baschet’s new book on the Gilets Jaunes uprising, Une Juste colère. Interrompre la destruction du monde.Continue reading ‘History Is No Longer On Our Side’: An Interview with Jérôme Baschet
Labor and capital are at loggerheads in France. As the open-ended strike launched on December 5th against a neoliberal overhaul of the pension system continues to expand, the Macron regime has dug in its heels to defend the advantages this so-called reform would have for the wealthy (even though it has recently been forced to present what it considers to be a “compromise” to the union leadership). In order to fully understand the nature and importance of this battle, it needs to be situated in relation to the recent history of the Yellow Vests movement as well as the global context of contemporary class warfare.Continue reading Understanding France’s General Strike in the Context of the Yellow Vests and Global Class Warfare