The following is an unofficial translation of an article from French revolutionary newspaper La Cause du Peuple titled “Sur la grève de la RATP.” Translation by Kate LaBelle Workers from the Régie autonome des transports Parisiens (RATP), the Parisian transportation network, were among the most combative during the December and January strike against pension reforms. Every day for over a month, thousands of them, even … Continue reading FRANCE: Concerning the RATP Strike
Photo: Firefighters join protests in France against pension reform and poor working conditions. By Audrey Hellenbrecht On January 28, thousands of uniformed firefighters took to the streets to combat French President Emmanuel Macron’s pension reforms and to demand better working conditions. The demonstration quickly turned violent when riot police attempted to suppress protesters, resulting in street clashes between firefighters and police. The firefighter’s union (SDIS-CFTC) … Continue reading FRANCE: Firefighters Clash with Riot Police In Paris
The following is an unofficial translation of the article “Violences policières : justice pour Ibrahima Bah!” from revolutionary newspaper La Cause du Peuple. Translation by Kate LaBelle On October 6, 2019 in Villiers-le-Bel, Ibrahima Bah died on his motorbike, near a police checkpoint. Since then, the police have been covering their tracks, distancing themselves from the incident, and denying their involvement in killing Ibrahima, aka … Continue reading FRANCE: Justice for Ibrahima Bah!
The following is an unofficial translation of the article “Réforme des retraites : le malus lié à l’âge pivot s’appliquera tout au long de la retraite!” from revolutionary newspaper La Cause du Peuple. Since its publication, the French Minister for Pension Reform, Jean-Paul Delevoye, has resigned due to a failure to publicly disclose 13 other posts, which are potential conflicts of interest. Strikes and mass … Continue reading FRANCE: Penalty Tied to Fixed Retirement Age Will Apply Throughout Retirement!
The following is an unofficial translation of the article “Mobilisation historique contre la réforme des retraites : 1,5 millions de manifestants!” originally published December 5 from revolutionary French newspaper La Cause du Peuple. Bracketed text are our own clarifications. Translation by Kate LaBelle This Thursday, December 5, was marked in the heart of the French state by the first big day of strikes and demonstrations … Continue reading FRANCE: Historic Mobilization Against Pension Reforms, 1.5 million demonstrators!
By The Incendiary Editorial Board It is our great pleasure to announce that yesterday Comrade Théo El Ghozzi, political prisoner of the French state, was released. He had been imprisoned since July 22 for protesting reactionary labor laws as part of the Yellow Vest movement. He spent a great deal of time on hunger strike, struggling for the rights of political prisoners in France and … Continue reading FRANCE: Comrade Théo Released from Prison
Photo: Demonstrators in Hamburg, Germany carry a banner reading, “Don’t Mourn! Strike Back!” in the annual march for the Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women By Jakob Stein November 25 marked the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women, and revolutionary women formed red blocs in marches in Germany, Switzerland, and France. The demonstration in Hamburg, Germany was called for by the … Continue reading Revolutionary Women March Against Violence Across Europe