Tag: Nuit Débout

Rebellion in France: What’s Next?

Nuit Debout, France’s massive mobilizations against a proposal to dismantle the country’s labor code, has drawn comparisons to similar international movements — Occupy, Turkey’s Gezi Park, the movement of the squares in Greece. This wealth of experience helps us look at Nuit Debout and its prospects going forward.

Rebellion in France: What’s Next?

Nuit Debout, France’s massive mobilizations against a proposal to dismantle the country’s labor code, has drawn comparisons to similar international movements — Occupy, Turkey’s Gezi Park, the movement of the squares in Greece. This wealth of experience helps us look at Nuit Debout and its prospects going forward.

Police Cracks Down On Protesters: Photo Report

Photos: Martin Noda Thursday May 17 A new demonstration against Hollande’s Labor Reform took place. The Prefecture had banned scores of people (including a journalist) from attending the march. The police, in turn, ruthlessly cracked down protesters. The first step was frisking bags and seizing protection items such as helmets and masks. Even paramedics with no political affiliation were frisked. The second step: gas, grenades and other weapons used by police against protestors. Further political analysis on movement in France included in, Left Voice Magazine, which you can purchase by clicking here.