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France

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...

France: Repression and Resistance

French Trade unions have staged two nationwide days of action in response to the Socialist Party government's use of emergency powers to impose its reforms to the Work Law without a vote in the Nation Read more...

France: Government plans to impose “labour reforms” 

President Hollande’s Socialist government has decided to use emergency powers to force through the ‘El Khomri’ labour reform bill, a major plank of the PS government’s austerity offensive, which has p Read more...

France: workers and youth mobilise against the “Socialist” government

One year after the 12 deaths resulting from the terrorist attack on the office of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, and in the fifth month of the state of emergency imposed after130 died in the No Read more...

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