France rises up against the new fascism

"The people have woken up - at last!" declared local Gilet Jaune rebel Michelle as she watched the vast crowds assembling on the main square of Montpellier in southern France. She has been involved with the Yellow Vest movement since the very start of the popular revolt against the Macron regime in November 2018. Two … Continue reading France rises up against the new fascism

Liberté! Résistance! A photo-report from France

Emergency demonstrations were held in towns and cities across France on Wednesday July 14, 2021, as the state went full-fascist in imposing bio-security dictatorship. In a televised address on Monday evening President Emmanuel Macron announced that "vaccination" was to be compulsory for all health workers and that, furthermore, "vaccine passports" were to be required for … Continue reading Liberté! Résistance! A photo-report from France

“We’re still here because we have to keep on fighting”

Paul Cudenec of Shoal Collective reports from Montpellier, France, on the first birthday of the Gilets Jaunes' uprising "I am not ashamed to feel afraid from time to time. I keep on coming, but I understand those who don't come any more because they're too frightened". So spoke Antoine, a 75-year-old Gilet Jaune marking the … Continue reading “We’re still here because we have to keep on fighting”

“This is a turning point in history!”

Make no mistake, the Gilets Jaunes are in this for the long haul. Today, April 13, was the twenty-second successive Saturday that they have taken to the streets in huge numbers to revolt against President Emmanuel Macron's neoliberal regime. Five months on, there is still the energy, determination and critical mass to bring about a … Continue reading “This is a turning point in history!”