The Media Refuse to Show Them, but Tens of Thousands of Yellow Vests Were on the Streets of Paris
On Saturday, tens of thousands of people were demonstrating on the Champs-Elysées in Paris, following the call by the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests). A second demonstration at the Saint Lazare railway station was organized by railway workers, a committee against police violence and an LGBTQ group. The government's rhetoric is meant to terrorize the movement – but it did not work.
Révolution PermanenteDecember 9, 2018
Yellow Vests Force Macron to Retreat … Again
On Wednesday, French President Emmanuel Macron confirmed he was canceling the planned increase in fuel taxes. Just a day earlier he had announced that the implementation would be delayed by six months. Will this be enough to pacify the "Gilets Jaunes" (Yellow Vests)? Further demonstrations are planned this Saturday.
Nathaniel FlakinDecember 6, 2018
The Prerevolutionary Elements of the Yellow Vest Uprising
The spontaneous uprising of the “Gilets Jaunes” (Yellow Vests) shows that we are facing a transitional situation. Cracks are opening at the top, allowing the anger of the mass movement to enter the scene and creating a prerevolutionary situation in France
Juan ChingoDecember 5, 2018
Repression and Resistance in Putin’s Russia: Hundreds Detained in Protests Against Rigged Elections
Protests are repressed and opposition leaders jailed in Putin's Russia.
Marisela TrevinJanuary 29, 2018
Thousands Protest Trump in Second Annual Women’s March
The Second Annual Women’s March occurred yesterday in cities across the U.S. with over a million participants voicing anger against attacks from the Trump administration.
Left VoiceJanuary 21, 2018
Iran Protests: Is the Islamic Regime Coming to an End?
The protests against the Islamic Republic in Iran have taken on a mass character. These demonstrations are a spark of hope for workers and oppressed peoples in the Middle East. What should the Iranian government be expecting?
Baran SerhadJanuary 7, 2018
How to Kill a Bill: Mass Protests Stall Unpopular Pension Reform in Argentina
An attempt to reform the pension system in Argentina elicits vigorous popular rejection. After a brief spring following October elections, Mauricio Macri’s right wing government faces the deepest crisis and most concerted opposition since he took office in 2015.
Juan CDecember 19, 2017