Tag: Yellow Vests

Gaëtan Gracia: We’re Going to Have to Fight for Our Own World after the Pandemic

In a speech given at the international rally of the Trotskyist Fraction this May Day, Gaëtan Gracia, a militant worker and member of the Revolutionary Communist Current (CCR), denounces the French state’s efforts to repress workers’ actions to combat the public health and economic crises and the role French imperialism has played in withholding crucial medical supplies from the African countries they exploit and oppress.

The Yellow Vests: Rumblings of a Coming Storm

The emergence of the Yellow Vests in France shook the regime of an imperialist country to its core. One year after the protests began, what can they teach socialists around the world?

France Enters Second Month of National Strike

As union leaders negotiate with the government behind the backs of their rank and file, France’s workers continue to strike against Macron’s plan to overhaul the pension system. Yesterday’s national day of action occurred alongside a 96-hour blockade of eight oil refineries around the country and brought hundreds of thousands of people into the streets.

The Yellow Vests and the European Elections

Elections to the European Parliament will take place on May 26. In France, protests by the Yellow Vests continue and the government of Macron is in a profound crisis. Revolutionary socialists are calling for a critical vote for Lutte Ouvrière (Workers’ Struggle). We publish a call from our sister site Révolution Permanente.

The Yellow Vests Are Back on the Attack Throughout France

On the eighth consecutive Saturday of mobilization with demonstrations in several French cities, tens of thousands showed that the yellow vest movement is alive, despite the government’s repression and maneuvers.

France: Yellow Vests Are Everywhere, Despite a Police Siege

This Saturday was #ActeV of the #GiletJaunes (#YellowVests) movement in France. For the fifth week, thousands of protesters took to the streets while the police shut down large parts of the city. Yet there was a marked decline compared to the previous week. Is this the beginning of the movement’s end? Left Voice correspondent Wladek Flakin reports from Paris.

On Yellow Vests, Unions, and Intellectuals

The gilets jaunes (Yellow Vests) are breathing new life into an international scene brimming with “organic crises” but lacking hegemony. Similarities and differences are noted between Macri and Macron according to Argentine literary and cultural critic Beatriz Sarlo, and a comparison is made between Brazil in 2013 and France today with regard to the institutionalist “essentialism” of Brazilian philosophy professor Marilena Chaui.

Gaëtan Gracia: We’re Going to Have to Fight for Our Own World after the Pandemic

In a speech given at the international rally of the Trotskyist Fraction this May Day, Gaëtan Gracia, a militant worker and member of the Revolutionary Communist Current (CCR), denounces the French state’s efforts to repress workers’ actions to combat the public health and economic crises and the role French imperialism has played in withholding crucial medical supplies from the African countries they exploit and oppress.

The Yellow Vests: Rumblings of a Coming Storm

The emergence of the Yellow Vests in France shook the regime of an imperialist country to its core. One year after the protests began, what can they teach socialists around the world?

France Enters Second Month of National Strike

As union leaders negotiate with the government behind the backs of their rank and file, France’s workers continue to strike against Macron’s plan to overhaul the pension system. Yesterday’s national day of action occurred alongside a 96-hour blockade of eight oil refineries around the country and brought hundreds of thousands of people into the streets.

The Yellow Vests and the European Elections

Elections to the European Parliament will take place on May 26. In France, protests by the Yellow Vests continue and the government of Macron is in a profound crisis. Revolutionary socialists are calling for a critical vote for Lutte Ouvrière (Workers’ Struggle). We publish a call from our sister site Révolution Permanente.

The Yellow Vests Are Back on the Attack Throughout France

On the eighth consecutive Saturday of mobilization with demonstrations in several French cities, tens of thousands showed that the yellow vest movement is alive, despite the government’s repression and maneuvers.

France: Yellow Vests Are Everywhere, Despite a Police Siege

This Saturday was #ActeV of the #GiletJaunes (#YellowVests) movement in France. For the fifth week, thousands of protesters took to the streets while the police shut down large parts of the city. Yet there was a marked decline compared to the previous week. Is this the beginning of the movement’s end? Left Voice correspondent Wladek Flakin reports from Paris.

On Yellow Vests, Unions, and Intellectuals

The gilets jaunes (Yellow Vests) are breathing new life into an international scene brimming with “organic crises” but lacking hegemony. Similarities and differences are noted between Macri and Macron according to Argentine literary and cultural critic Beatriz Sarlo, and a comparison is made between Brazil in 2013 and France today with regard to the institutionalist “essentialism” of Brazilian philosophy professor Marilena Chaui.