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French voters punish Macron as greens and fascists gain

French voters punish Macron as greens and fascists gain The fascist National Rally (RN) won the position of mayor of Perpignan in the second round of municipal elections in France on Sunday.

Tens of thousands take to the streets of France to demand ‘freedom, equality and dignity’

Tens of thousands take to the streets of France to demand ‘freedom, equality and dignity’ Big, militant anti-racist marches took place in several cities across France last Saturday.

Powerful movements against racism and austerity unite on the streets in France

Powerful movements against racism and austerity unite on the streets in France Militant anti-racism and the fight against austerity are coming together powerfully in France

As car bosses want job cuts, we need unity to resist

As car bosses want job cuts, we need unity to resist Auto bosses are setting workers against each other as they seek to restart profit-making.

Workers in France say no return to ‘normal’

Workers in France say no return to ‘normal’ French health workers are demanding that “we don’t go back to how it was before”—and want fundamental changes in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

Health workers in France lead challenge to Macron

Health workers in France lead challenge to Macron Moves to end the lockdown in France are releasing suppressed bitterness and anger against president Emmanuel Macron

A dangerous plan to reopen schools in France fails as many stay shut

11 May 2020
The French government tried to reopen schools on Monday in the teeth of opposition from parents, students, teachers and scientists.

International round-up: French teachers could walk out over schools reopening

05 May 2020
French teachers could walk out

Deaths in custody in France as police target black people

28 April 2020
Five people died after contact with French police imposing lockdown restrictions.

International round-up: Protests in Paris, Israeli attacks hit Palestinians and Cape Town food fightback

21 April 2020
 

Bosses are rocked by the ‘brutal change of attitude’ among workers

24 March 2020
A series of strikes in French factories engaged in non-essential production has forced employers to close some of them down, at least temporarily.

Horror for refugees as conditions make coronavirus more deadly

23 March 2020
In Greece overcrowded refugee camps on islands in the Aegean sea have been put on lockdown.

International round-up - Yellow Vests defy cops in France and deadlock in Israel

17 March 2020
Yellow Vests took to the streets of Paris last Saturday, but their numbers were much lower than anticipated.

French ban on protests fails to stop resistance

10 March 2020
Paris is set be a capital of protest and resistance on Saturday.

French government vows to ram through pension assault

01 March 2020
 Angry demonstrations took place in cities across France on Saturday evening after the government announced it would implement attacks on pensions without a vote in parliament.

Macron’s party in new crisis as strikers return to the streets

18 February 2020
The French president looks weak as strikes continue, says Charlie Kimber

New action dates called for French pension war

10 February 2020
The fight isn’t over, but the unions need to call for coordinated resistance, says Charlie Kimber

Strikes defy French cops as union leaders seek shoddy deals

04 February 2020
Another day of national strikes and demonstrations was set for Thursday this week in France.

‘We can’t give in to Emmanuel Macron’

28 January 2020
A huge day of strikes and demonstrations in France on Friday has reinvigorated the battle against attacks on pensions. Another day of national action was set for Wednesday this week.

Strikes and protests sweep across France in seventh day of national action

24 January 2020
A huge day of strikes and demonstrations in France on Friday has reinvigorated the battle against attacks on pensions.

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