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Now the Gilets Noirs: Undocumented migrants fighting for rights and dignity in France

Inspired by the Gilets Jaunes, the black vest movement is highlighting the plight of undocumented migrants in France and taking forward the fight for their rights

French Communist Party “The class enemy remains stronger and has got wider mechanisms to divide the working class”

Nicolas Maury of the French Communist Party (PCF) analyzes the situation following the European parliament elections in May, and looks into the victories of the far-right, especially in France

30 weeks of Yellow Vests: a movement at a threshold

Thousands took part in the weekly protests in cities across France. While these agitations have channelized popular anger against president Emmanuel Macron, they have not been able to develop a political project

‘March of the Wounded’ marks 29th week of Yellow Vests protests

The marchers also registered their strong opposition to the 5.9 % hike in the power prices of the state-controlled utility, Électricité de France S.A. (EDF)

French activists stop arms shipment for Saudi Arabia’s Yemen war

Rights groups in France managed to stop the loading of French weapons meant for sale to Saudi Arabia by holding demonstrations at the Le Havre port last week.

AROUND-THE-WORLD-EP-23 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 23

In this episode, Peoples Dispatch takes a look into the assassination of Colombian filmmaker Mauricio Lezama, the South Africa election results, and trade union protest in France against new public service law.

French trade union protests French trade unions mobilize against new public service law

The new bill by the Emmanuel Macron government is a profound cost-cutting reform that would result in the loss of 120,000 jobs over the next three years.

Yellow vests Yellow Vests hit the streets for the 25th consecutive week

In the city of Metz, thousands of yellow vests and environmentalists joined forces to protest at the venue of the meeting of environment ministers of the G7 countries

retirees march - france Retirees hit the streets in France again, demand increase in pensions

This was the seventh march taken out by the retirees since the election of Emmanuel Macron as the president of France.

“Universities are the heart of potential emancipation”

Peoples Dispatch speaks to Anaïs Fley, national secretary of the Union of Communist Students in France, on the protests in the country over the past few months, the dangers of the policies of Emmanuel Macron and the role of the students and youth in transforming French society

Trade unions, Yellow Vests protesters once again march in solidarity in France

Over 300,000 people are believed to have taken part in protests called for by major trade unions on March 19. Three days before the mobilization, the Yellow Vests marked the 18th consecutive week of their protest

French unions, Yellow Vests join hands, seeking higher wages, social justice

Around 300,000 people took part in rallies and marches in 200 cities across the France. Around the same time, the French parliament passed an anti-hooliganism law that bars protesters from hiding their faces and gives local authorities the power to ban individual protesters

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