Paul Cudenec of Shoal Collective reports from Nîmes in southern France and finds that a deeply-rooted belief in social justice lies behind the unprecedented uprising. I had been warned not to say anything to anyone about the meet-up point for the Gilets Jaunes protest in Nîmes on the afternoon of Saturday December 29. People were … Continue reading “Police everywhere, justice nowhere!” – Gilets Jaunes on the streets of Nîmes
What would an anti-capitalist revolution actually look like, if it happened? That is the question that must be going through many an anarchist's mind as current events unfold in France. The Gilets Jaunes or Yellow Vest movement has staged four successive Saturdays of startling and energetic mass mobilisations across France against the neoliberal Macron regime, … Continue reading Yellow fever: long live the revolutionary mob!
Things are rapidly hotting up in France. The Gilets Jaunes or Yellow Vests movement, which started as a protest of hard-up working people against spiralling petrol prices, has transformed itself into a full-on uprising against the neoliberal regime of President Emmanuel Macron. Here we offer a slightly-rushed translation of a significant article published earlier today … Continue reading France on the brink: “Either we topple the system or it will crush us”