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France

The Paris Commune: Expropriation of the expropriators

150 years ago, on 18 March 1871, after France had been defeated in the Franco-Prussian war, the French army planned to disarm the National Guard of Paris and seize 227 artillery pieces that the people Read more...

France: Macron’s war on Separatism

On 9 December, France’s prime minister, Jean Castex, held a press conference to announce the publication of a "draft law to strengthen republican values", aimed at defending secularism (Laïcité) and f Read more...

France: down with the “security” laws and police impunity!

The second wave of the pandemic, combined with a second month-long lockdown, are certainly far from the best conditions to organise a fight back against President Emmanuel Macron’s draconian new globa Read more...

France: Down with the disease of capitalism!

“We are at war. The whole action of the government and of Parliament should now be turned towards the combat against the epidemic. […] We are at war. Read more...

France: La lutte contre la reforme des retraites à un tournant

Le mouvement de lutte contre la reforme des retraite est à un tournant, après deux mois d’action de masse qui non seulement ont appris ce qu’est la peur à Macron, mais qui sont aussi devenus une sourc Read more...

France: Stop the lull turning into a retreat

The strike movement against the pension reform is at a turning point after two months of mass action that not only put the fear of god into Macron, but also became an inspiration for millions across E Read more...

France: Government tries to split workers' united front

ON FRIDAY 10 January, workers across France walked out for the 37th day of strikes and demonstrations against the Macron government’s attempt to raise the retirement age and introduce massive cuts to Read more...

French workers defy Macron: We’ve had enough! Now we must win!

One and a half million on more than 200 demonstrations across France. Read more...

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