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The French State Is Responsible for 27 Migrants Drowning in the English Channel. Open the Borders!

At least 27 migrants died on Wednesday off the coast of Calais when their inflatable boat sank in the English Channel. Despite the French government’s crocodile tears, the tragedy highlights the criminal nature of borders. All borders must be opened and all undocumented migrants must be given full rights!

Seb Nanzhel

November 26, 2021

Leaders Responsible for the Climate Crisis Gathered to “Save the Planet” at the World Conservation Congress in France

In Marseille, France, the bosses of big corporations and government officials, including Emmanuel Macron, met in early September in a summit sponsored by Nutella to discuss the preservation of biodiversity. Between ineffective measures and promoting green capitalism, the Congress of Nature was, in reality, the latest farce to serve the most polluting corporations.

Antoine Weil

October 4, 2021

Revolt in Martinique against Colonial Management of the Health Crisis

With the health situation in Martinique continuing to deteriorate, a revolt broke out this past weekend after the government announced it was reinstituting a curfew and extending the vaccine passport.

Emile Causse

July 23, 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 Kazib

July 19, 2021

Grandpuits Refinery Workers in France Vote to Extend Strike

At the Total refinery in Grandpuits, France, workers renewed their militant action in a general assembly earlier this week. With numerous supporters present from throughout France, the meeting was a reminder of the “Grandpuits method”: self-organization, the strike, and a refusal to give in on jobs.

Nathan Erderof

January 22, 2021

Jean-Luc Mélenchon Blames the “Chechen Community” for Murder of Teacher in France

Last Friday, teacher Samuel Paty was murdered by an 18-year-old of Chechen descent. The government of Emmanuel Macron is using this horrific crime to attack all Muslims. Now he is getting support from the left-wing politician Jean-Luc Mélenchon.

Philippe Alcoy

October 22, 2020

French Government Weaponizes Teacher’s Murder to Spread Islamophobia

After the murder of teacher Samuel Paty outside of Paris last Friday, the government of Emmanuel Macron is going on the offensive against several Muslim organizations that have nothing to do with the horrific crime. The government is proposing a law against "separatism" and trying to dissolve Muslim organizations.

Tom Cannelle

October 22, 2020

Support Imane Boun — Harassed by the Right With Government Support!

Imane Boun, an Algerian-born French student, is being subjected to a right-wing harassment campaign --- part of wider anti-Muslim attacks that have been ramping up in France. Here we reproduce a press release from the New Anticapitalist Party (NPA) Youth in her support, to which some explanatory information has been added for a non-French readership.

NPA-Youth

September 17, 2020

Macron Is a Tyrant: Don’t Let Him Fool You

French president Emmanuel Macron has been praised for his response to the explosion in Beirut. But his violently anti-worker actions in France tell us what kind of leader he is.

Sam Carliner

August 19, 2020