Crushing freedom in Saint Jean du Gard

Anyone who has been following the Gilets Jaunes' struggle since November 2018 will appreciate to what extent France is slipping into 21st century neoliberal-style fascism. From the sheer physical violence of the state's attacks on protesters, through its draconian use of bans on protests and "pre-emptive" arrests, to the cover-up and denial of what is … Continue reading Crushing freedom in Saint Jean du Gard

France on the brink: “Either we topple the system or it will crush us”

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”

The Acorn – 6

Number 6 In this issue: Highways to hell Degrowth - real anti-capitalism State's war on anti-fracking movement Frankfurt - a firsthand account To Hell With Culture Acorninfo 1. Highways to hell The photo above shows Hollington Valley 'Local Wildlife Site' near Hastings in East Sussex on March 26 2015. It was posted online by the … Continue reading The Acorn – 6