France

Yellow Vests, Act V

An account of Saturday's demonstrations in Paris

Call of the Yellow Vests of the Saint-Nazaire Shipyard

Video with engl. subs: https://en.labournet.tv/call-yellow-vests-saint-nazaire-shipyard
The "yellow vests" of Saint-Nazaire who are regularly blocading the Saint-Nazaire shipyard since November 17 read a call on November 20 to mobilise for a citizen assembly in Saint-Nazaire to discuss together the existing "environmental, human and social problems" and to carry on economic blocades across France.

Class Struggle in the First French Republic Bourgeois and Bras Nus 1793-1795 - Daniel Guerin

Daniel Guerin's work analysing the class tensions during the French Revolution and within the first French Republic.

The Yellow Vests Movement: the Crisis is Deepening

The article which follows is a translation of a contribution from a close sympathiser of the ICT in France.

Paris is on Fire

We are publishing this translation from Russian of the Internationalist Communists of Krasnoyarsk. We should warn readers that the latter is machine translated and we have not been able to verify its accuracy. The article has since been overtaken by events (e.g. at time of writing this 4 people have now died) and the opinions are those of the Russian comrades.

The Yellow Vests in France

A movement of three hundred thousand, with 3,000 blockades, what is the Gilets Jaunes movement?

The Yellow Vest Movement in France: Between “Ecological” Neoliberalism and “Apolitical” Movements

An article from Crimethinc examining the Yellow Vests movement in France. "The past weeks have seen a massive confrontational movement arise in France opposing President Emmanuel Macron’s “ecological” tax increase on gas. This movement combines many contradictory elements..."

Police Regulation of Working Class Life in 19th Century France

A police commissaire is seriously injured in a Paris riot

One of the consequences of the frequent insurrections, riots and demonstrations of 19th Century France was the increased surveillance and repression by the police, army and government. This article details the rise of the Party of Order and then Napoleon III's police state and the state of emergencies in the countryside.

1848: Impact of Revolution on French Colonies

Daguerreotype view of a baptismal ceremony for slaves shortly after their emanci

An article on French Colonialization and the impact of the Revolution of 1848.