Balance Sheet of the Anasse Kazib Presidential Campaign in France: Laying the Groundwork for a Revival of the Far Left
French revolutionary presidential candidate Anasse Kazib was unable to overcome the undemocratic barrier to achieving ballot status — on top of all sorts of other imaginable obstacles. But the campaign succeeded in raising a far-left voice that engaged large layers of workers and youth. The experience has been rich in lessons, and it bodes well for the future.
Anasse 2022 Campaign TeamApril 4, 2022
“You are the hope of this world”: Adèle Haenel’s Letter Supporting Anasse Kazib
Adèle Haenel, French actress best known in the United States for her role in the film Portrait of a Lady on Fire, has issued a powerful anti-capitalist statement in support of the candidacy of Anasse Kazib for the French presidency, and for the work of Revolution Permanente more generally.
Révolution PermanenteMarch 5, 2022
Racist Offensive Tries to Silence Revolutionary Presidential Candidate Anasse Kazib
An invitation to revolutionary presidential candidate Anasse Kazib to speak at France’s most prestigious university tonight has provoked an extreme right-wing group to unleash a new series of racist, xenophobic attacks against the railway worker of Moroccan descent.
Scott CooperFebruary 9, 2022
French Hospital Worker Makes the Call to Nationalize Healthcare under the Control of Workers
Speaking at a November 24 campaign rally for Anasse Kazib, the revolutionary rail worker running for president of France, a hospital laundry worker and local trade union leader makes a compelling case for nationalizing healthcare under the control of the workers who provide the actual care and services in hospitals, clinics, and elsewhere.
Marie-Laure CharcharDecember 3, 2021
Over 250 Noted Figures in France Sign Open Letter Protesting the Offensive Being Waged Against the Presidential Candidacy of Anasse Kazib
In an open letter published on November 22 by Mediapart — the independent French investigative journalism website — more than 250 noted figures in France have denounced the offensive launched against by Anasse Kazib and defended his presence in the 2022 presidential elections.
Révolution PermanenteNovember 23, 2021
Our Flag Has Always Been Internationalist — The Red Flag!
The extreme Right in France is attacking revolutionary presidential candidate Anasse Kazib for not waving the French flag at his campaign's kickoff rally. Everything in this response could be said about flying the U.S. flag. In every country, we choose to fly the red flag of workers’ internationalism, not the national flags of imperialism, colonialism, and bourgeois oppression.
Nathan ErderofOctober 25, 2021
Revolutionary Campaign for French Presidency Launched in Paris
More than 450 people rallied last night in Paris to launch the Anasse Kazib 2022 campaign for the French presidency. It was an electric, revolutionary atmosphere with guests from working-class struggles giving fiery speeches, interspersed with slogans chanted by the entire room.
Paul MoraoOctober 21, 2021
Vaccination Effectiveness and the Fight against the Health Pass in France
As French rail worker and Trotskyist presidential candidate Anasse Kazib writes, the effectiveness and safety of the Covid-19 vaccines, compared to the risk of the virus, is undeniable. But the French government’s health pass is a profound anti-social assault on freedom that the rulers are using in lieu of a genuine strategy to ensure people’s health.
Anasse KazibAugust 14, 2021
Railway Worker Anasse Kazib Calls for a Counteroffensive Against Macron’s Pension Reform
In a speech on July 12, French president Emmanuel Macron announced a new attempt to reform the pension system. Anasse Kazib, railway worker and Trotskyist presidential candidate, is calling for a counteroffensive.. This will require a massive strike as soon as possible — without waiting for Macron to move forward with his neoliberal agenda.
Anasse KazibJuly 19, 2021