Gilets Jaunes
What is the future of the Yellow Vests movement?

We talk about the beginning of the movement, what it is fighting for, the many challenges it faces, and the future of the movement.

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

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

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

In their tenth week of protests, Yellow Vests face brutal police crackdown

Reports say that the Disarm collective, a local group that campaigns against police violence, has counted 98 cases of serious injuries till now, including 15 cases of people losing an eye to rubber bullets

Ahead of Brexit vote, thousands march demanding Theresa May’s resignation

The protesters, many of whom were clad in yellow vests, marched under the banner ‘Britain is Broken.’ They demanded the conduct of general elections and called on working people to play an active role in resolving the crisis

Yellow Vests wave continues with broader, transformative demands

Belying claims by critics that the movement was weakening, 50,000 protesters took to the streets of France over the weekend. Their demands included constitutional reform to introduce referendums on various issues

“Yellow vest movement is not just about fuel tax hike, it is a crystallization of a deep social discontent and distress”

At every level, the left is actively supporting the movement of the Yellow Vests, says Cyril Benoit of the Young Communists Movement of France, in an interview with Peoples Dispatch.

The Yellow Vest movement triumphs for now but questions remain

The French government has withdrawn the hike on fuel price taxes but the movement continues to grow. The direction this movement will take could have a vital influence on the future on France

Gilets Jaunes Thousands protest hikes on fuel taxes across France

Across France, people are protesting the hike in taxes on fuel, wearing yellow vests and giving the movement the name Gilets Jaunes

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