It would appear that the faux Socialist government in France are continuing with the forced eviction policy that the previous right-wing Sarkozy regime initiated.
The French police were yesterday busy evicting over 100 travellers and dismantling their homes on a site in Paris.
Many of the residents disappeared from site the previous night, to avoid the police. Over 200 of the travellers have been put ‘voluntarily’ on flights to Bucharest. A Roma rights campaigner said that they ‘voluntary’ returns are just “expulsions in disguise”.
Anselm Jappe, value form critic and biographer of Guy Debord, looks at the issue of violence in contemporary Europe.
What is the visible face of violence in France? For someone who regularly travels all over Europe the first image of violence one sees on arriving at a station or an airport is the police. I have never seen so many police in France as there are presently, especially in Paris; even in Turkey during the military dictatorship.
A short biography of the French syndicalist orator Madame Sorgue who was active throughout Western Europe
“Madame Sorgue, syndicalist, 'the most dangerous woman in Europe,' with her Buffalo Bill hat and crimson corsage splashing the congresses of European labour… she was a slashing, picturesque figure, a tall, narrow-hipped, full-busted woman — a real ' angel of the revolution.' ” Desmond Shaw, Labour , The giant with feet of clay.