19 July 2016
The French state responded to the horrific killings in Nice last week with more of the war and repression that had already failed to prevent the attack.
30 June 2016
The Marxism 2016 festival got underway in central London today, Thursday, bringing together socialists from across Britain and the rest of the world.
28 June 2016
French unions called their eleventh day of action against the Work Law as it finished its passage through parliament’s upper house on Tuesday.
21 June 2016
The French Labour-type government was threatening to ban unions from demonstrating against its attack on workers’ rights as Socialist Worker went to press. But it was facing threats of defiance.
21 June 2016
Hundreds of vehicles set out to give solidarity to refugees in Calais last Saturday. But the convoy was banned by the French authorities, reports Dave Sewell, pictures Guy Smallman
17 June 2016
Activists all over Britain are loading vehicles and driving to London today, Friday, to join Saturday’s solidarity convoy to refugees in Calais—in defiance of a state ban.
16 June 2016
French authorities have outrageously banned a huge solidarity convoy to Calais at the last minute. Organisers have vowed to defy the clampdown, and call on the British authorities to intervene.
14 June 2016
Workers from all over France marched in Paris on Tuesday. Many of them were also on strike against the Labour-type government’s Work Law.
07 June 2016
Workers bring France to a standstill days before the Euro 2016 football tournament, reports Dave Sewell
07 June 2016
Striking oil workers against the Labour-type government’s proposed Work Law have cut off crucial fuel supplies at a key choke point for French capitalism.
31 May 2016
A wave of strikes and protests to defend workers’ rights is causing a crisis for France’s Labour-type government.
27 May 2016
Electricity production across France dropped yesterday, Thursday, after workers in all 19 nuclear power stations voted to begin strikes to defend workers’ rights.
24 May 2016
Petrol shortages gripped parts of France at the beginning of this week as the movement against the Labour-type government’s attacks moved to “shut down the economy”.
20 May 2016
Blockades, strikes and protests against the French government’s attack on workers’ rights caused huge disruption this week. Workers and activists are out to shut down the economy.
17 May 2016
Road blocks and picket lines went up around ports, oil refineries, industrial estates and distribution centres across France on Monday night and Tuesday morning.
11 May 2016
France’s centre-left government provoked a crisis that could bring it down by suspending parliamentary debate on its proposed Work Law. It faces a vote of no confidence tomorrow, Thursday—a day already set for nationwide strikes and protests.
10 May 2016
Workers and students across France were set to protest and strike against the Labour-type government’s proposed Work Law on Thursday of this week.
02 May 2016
As French MPs prepare to debate a new law attacking workers’ rights, the centre left government is digging in its heels against workers, students and the new “Nuit Debout” movement.
26 April 2016
Strikes and protests intensified in France this week in the run-up to a coordinated day of action against the government’s proposed Work Law on Thursday.
15 April 2016
Every evening since 31 March, gatherings of around 2,000 people have been debating and organising in Place de la Republique, a central square in Paris.