National Sections of the L5I:

France

The second NPA Congress : what kind of party and what politics should it have ?

Text of the leaflet that League members circulated at the NPA 2011 congress Read more...

France: Mass strike wave at a crossroads – will union leaders snatch defeat from the jaws of victory?

Millions of French workers have put up tremendous resistance to President Sarkozy’s attack on their pension rights in a wave of intense strikes and marches – but now the battle has reached a turning point. Read more...

Sarkozy moves to smash the blockades: NOW a general strike is essential

On October 22, 2010 President Nicolas Sarkozy ordered in the riot police to break the blockade of France’s 12 major oil refineries as thousands of petrol stations across the country began running dry. Read more...

France: a movement with the spirit of revolution

On 19 October workers and youth mobilised for the sixth day of strike action against President Nicolas Sarkozy’s pension reform. Read more...

Strive wave grips France – now bring down Sarkozy!

The uprising against Sarkozy is growing with refinery workers and tanker drivers crippling oil supplies, thousands of schools have been shut down by student walkouts, and youth from the suburbs have clashed with the police in cities across France. Marc Lasalle reports from Paris. Read more...

France: An indefinite general strike could force the government to its knees!

The class struggle is intensifying in France. On 12 October, more than 3.5 million people demonstrated against the government’s "pension reform". The rolling strikes are gathering momentum every day as more and more people join the fight Read more...

Sarkozy's attack on Roma: Deporting hundreds to poison the minds of millions

Michael Pröbsting shows how the Sarkozy government in France whips up racism against the Roma and migrants to deflect public anger against social cuts Read more...

Disappointing result for New Anticapitalist Party in French regional elections

But the resistance to the crisis continues to grow says Marc Lasalle Read more...

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