National Sections of the L5I:

France

Macron’s victory: no gain for French workers

Emmanuel Macron, former investment banker and economy minister, easily won the second round of France's presidential elections; by 66.1 percent to Marine Le Pen’s 33.9. Read more...

France: A choice between the Plague and Cholera

In the end it wasn’t only in France that adherents of the two winners of the first round of the country’s presidential elections were celebrating but their equivalents right across Europe. Read more...

France: Presidential elections in a climate of crisis, Part 2

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France: Presidential elections in a climate of crisis, Part 1

“Since 1965 I have never lived through a presidential election like this. There are no more axes, no more rules”, says Socialist Party, PS, first secretary, Jean-Christophe Cambadélis. Read more...

Down with the jungle of imperialism!

Since the end of the workers' movement against the Loi El Khomri last July, the government and the reactionary forces in France are back on the offensive. Read more...

France: no to state racism

In the wake of the terrorist atrocities of 13 November 2015, which left 130 dead, Socialist government ministers and local mayors in various cities and regions have launched a series of measures targe Read more...

France: 1 million march against attack on workers' rights

More than a million people marched in Paris in protest at the government’s attempt to demolish the “Code du Travail” which regulates labour rights, including the 35 hour working week, collective barga Read more...

France: Strategy and Tactics against Labour Code "Reform"

As this journal goes to press, France’s President, Francois Hollande, and his government under Prime Minister Manuel Valls have been shaken by months of workers’ strikes and demonstrations, but they h Read more...