Archiv: the French Left


15:59 [ La France insoumise / Twitter ]

„Les #GiletsJaunes sont un mouvement qui fait constamment référence aux symboles républicains et révolutionnaires. À Marianne, notamment. À la Liberté guidant le Peuple.“ @ThomasBranthome #eFi11

27.12.2018 - 17:52 [ Workers.org ]

Macron, austerity, repression and the Yellow Vest revolt in France

So let us be very clear. It is not the Yellow Vests that are xenophobic and racist, but increasingly large components of the French elite. The elites will not hesitate for a moment, when the post-Macron era comes, to entrust power to the far right if necessary.

That is to say, if their odiously iniquitous capitalist order were really threatened; if the French people, thirsty for justice, their hearts full of renewed hopes, shouting for their joy in regaining their dignity, gathered in revolt and aware of their strength, managed to get back on their feet, to become masters of a collective future of solidarity and progress, then the elite would look to the ultra-right parties as their solution.

08.12.2018 - 15:56 [ Saint Mike #GTTO ‏/ Twitter ]

You’d be forgiven for thinking this is some Middle East crackpot dictatorship. It’s not, it’s France, where the neoliberals’ wet dream, Macron, treats students like this. Ah, ‘moderate’ centrism.

07.12.2018 - 15:44 [ EHA News ‏/ Twitter ]

French police detained peacefully protesting students and treated them like criminals #France #GiletsJaunes #YellowVests #MacronDemission

08.11.2018 - 18:10 [ Express.co.uk ]

Macron NEXT? Demands for France to TURN AGAINST EU to force out Europhile President

FRANCE’S far-left leader Jean-Luc Mélenchon has urged French voters to turn next May’s European Parliament election into an anti-government referendum, as he pledged to bring down his arch-nemesis, President Emmanuel Macron.