FRANCE: “Black Vests” Storm the Pantheon

Translated from a post by the Jeunes Révolutionnaires (Young Revolutionaries) For several months now with the intensification of the social struggles of this year and in response to the state’s fascism against migrants, a movement emerged known as the “Black Vests” in Paris. It is a popular movement of the undocumented: workers, homeless, isolated migrant minors, all supported by the collective “La Chapelle Debout.” The … Continue reading FRANCE: “Black Vests” Storm the Pantheon

EUROPE: Boycott the EU Elections, Oppose the Imperialist Alliance

By Jakob Stein The general parliamentary elections begin today in the European Union and are expected to last until May 26. The elections for European Parliament are a farce, not only in the way that all “democratic” elections under the dictatorship of the bourgeoisie are tools of the ruling class, but also in their complete impotency in everything except legitimizing the decisions of the European … Continue reading EUROPE: Boycott the EU Elections, Oppose the Imperialist Alliance

FRANCE: We Want to Live Working, or Die Fighting

The following is a translation of an editorial from the comrades at La Cause du Peuple On November 17, 2018, the levies broke, and a river of anger poured forth. Strategic locations occupied, toll booths opened, the economy at a standstill, central bourgeois cities devastated: the workers organized against the price hike. On November 24, December 1, and December 8, the neighborhoods in the East of … Continue reading FRANCE: We Want to Live Working, or Die Fighting

FRANCE: Solidarity Actions Ramp Up for Yellow Vest Political Prisoners

The following article is a translation of two stories from our comrades at La Cause Du Peuple. On April 10, two Yellow Vest comrades from the Clermont region were taken into custody because they had participated in a Yellow Vests demonstration on February 23. After 48 hours, the comrades refused immediate trial (“comparution immédiat” is a French legal practice where those in custody for simple, … Continue reading FRANCE: Solidarity Actions Ramp Up for Yellow Vest Political Prisoners

FRANCE: State Employs New Method for Incriminating Yellow Jackets

This is an English translation of an article originally published on La Cause de Peuple On March 18, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe introduced a new measure to repress Yellow Jacket protesters, a “coded residue” which will be used by police starting next week. The government will fire this chemical residue out of water cannons, which have been deployed en masse against the Yellow Jackets. An odorless … Continue reading FRANCE: State Employs New Method for Incriminating Yellow Jackets

FRANCE: Four Months of the Yellow Jackets

This is an English translation of an article originally published on La Cause de Peuple March 16 marked the eighteenth uprising of the Yellow Jackets, launching new demonstrations throughout France with a renewed combativeness the same day the phony “Great Debate” called by President Emmanuel Macron was ending. This prolonged struggle shows that the government cannot silence the voices of the masses. Numerous people have … Continue reading FRANCE: Four Months of the Yellow Jackets

FRANCE: Young Revolutionaries Hold National Conference

By Alexander Yari On the last weekend of February, the revolutionary group Jeunes Révolutionnaires (Young Revolutionaries) hosted a Conference of Revolutionary Mass Organizations, the first of its kind in France. Young Revolutionaries began last year, setting up chapters outside of the Parisian region after June 23, 2018 when it officially jumped to a nationwide level during the International Meeting for the 50th anniversary of the … Continue reading FRANCE: Young Revolutionaries Hold National Conference