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Yellow Vests


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

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

French ban on protests fails to stop resistance Paris is set be a capital of protest and resistance on Saturday.

Will striking French trade unions and the Yellow Vests converge?

Will striking French trade unions and the Yellow Vests converge? Richard Greeman writes from Montpelier saying that strikes that began on Thursday offer the focus for a powerful movement against neoliberalism

After a year of the Yellow Vests - a new chance for united struggle in France

After a year of the Yellow Vests - a new chance for united struggle in France Richard Greeman, a Marxist writer and activist best known for his work on Victor Serge, marks the one-year anniversary of the Yellow Vests by looking at what the movement has achieved and the prospects for future struggles

Workers in France strike back as Emmanuel Macron attacks pensions

Workers in France strike back as Emmanuel Macron attacks pensions Strikes on the railways, in schools and many other sectors swept France on Tuesday against president Emmanuel Macron’s assault on pensions.

Black Vests challenge racism of the French state

Black Vests challenge racism of the French state Around 1,000 Black Vest activists and others occupied one of France’s most famous monuments on Friday—and were met by vicious police repression.

‘The struggle is still on in France - now we all need to unite against Macron’

01 July 2019
Richard Greeman, a Marxist writer and activist best known for his work on Victor Serge, reports from France

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

02 May 2019
Unity against president Macron defied the police in France

Yellow Vests and trade unionists defy cops together on May Day

02 May 2019
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

23 April 2019
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

20 April 2019
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

09 April 2019
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

02 April 2019
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.

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