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Yellow Vests


GALLERY - Yellow Vests and trade unionists together in Paris on 1 May

Yellow Vests and trade unionists together in Paris on 1 May Unity against president Macron defied the police in France

Yellow Vests and trade unionists defy cops together on May Day

Yellow Vests and trade unionists defy cops together on May Day Hundreds of thousands of people defied police repression to march on May Day in France

Yellow Vests take on the cops as protest numbers rise

Yellow Vests take on the cops as protest numbers rise Riot police and Yellow Vest protesters battled in the centre of Paris last Saturday as numbers on the streets rose for the second week in a row.

The Yellow Vest struggle to reinvent democracy in France

The Yellow Vest struggle to reinvent democracy in France Richard Greeman, a Marxist writer and activist best known for his work on Victor Serge, reports from France

France: unions and the Yellow Vests resist Macron

France: unions and the Yellow Vests resist Macron Trade unionists and Yellow Vests are set to march together this Saturday to defend the right to protest against vicious assaults from president Emmanuel Macron’s government.

French teachers join the revolt against Macron

French teachers join the revolt against Macron Teachers across France were set for a national day of strikes and demonstrations

French state sends in the army in attempt to stem the tide of Yellow Vests

24 March 2019
On Saturday the French interior minister cheered on a massive escalation of state repression.

Yellow Vest movement has Emmanuel Macron on the run

19 March 2019
A picture of the president quaffing wine while Paris burned didn’t go down well, reports?Charlie Kimber

Yellow Vests gear up for big push to mark four months of a movement against Macron

12 March 2019
The French Yellow Vest movement and organised workers in the trade unions face a big test.

Determined Yellow Vests build more mobilisations despite repression

05 March 2019
The French Yellow Vests are preparing for major mobilisations, in particular on 16 March.

Armed cops blow Yellow Vest’s hand off in Paris

12 February 2019
Tens of thousands of Yellow Vests demonstrated in France for the thirteenth weekend in a row last Saturday—despite new laws passed last week to curtail protests.

Hi-vis unity in France as strikers join with Yellow Vests

05 February 2019
Strikes and protests swept France on Tuesday as the Yellow Vest movement and trade ­unionists came together for the first time in significant numbers.

Strikes in France this week could deepen Yellow Vests movement against Macron

03 February 2019
It is a crucial week for the Yellow Vest protests in France. Big mobilisations on Saturday showed the potential for an even more powerful movement to defeat neoliberal French president Emmanuel Macron.

Fight for the soul of the yellow vests

08 January 2019
The liberal centre is disintegrating—and a battle is raging about whether the left or right gains.

Yellow Vests pack a punch in France

08 January 2019
The Yellow Vest movement in France roared back into action with renewed vigour last Saturday.

Yellow Vests protests continue in France as President Macron faces a growing crisis

28 December 2018
The holiday season hasn’t ended the Yellow Vest revolt in France.

French Yellow Vests fight on, and new forces join the movement

15 December 2018
Yellow Vest protests took place across France on Saturday as the revolt against President Emmanuel Macron’s neoliberalism continued.

The Yellow Vests have shown the power of resistance

11 December 2018
French president Emmanuel Macron’s attempt to break and divide the Yellow Vest movement by making small concessions has spectacularly failed

Yellow Vest protests unbroken by state violence

08 December 2018
Yellow Vest protesters fought massive police repression in France on Saturday

French president Macron fails to hold back Yellow Vest revolt

06 December 2018
French president Emmanuel Macron has made more concession to the “Yellow Vest” protesters, but it has not stopped the revolt.

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