France

Yellow Vests and Black Raincoats

This article is a personal analysis of the Yellow Vests movement in France, written by Morgan, a French Anarchist currently living in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

[Gilets jaunes Rungis Île-de-France] Don’t vote, let’s struggle

Text by the collective Gilets jaunes Rungis Île-de-France on the European elections. To be distributed on paper and in social networks from the PDF and images available in this article.

Accepting to be a drop you become ocean

Yellow Vests

The "Yellow submarines collective" made this moving video based on an open letter that was signed by 1,400 artists and technicians titled “We will not be deceived", published in the newspaper Libération” on 5th May, 2019.
https://en.labournet.tv/accepting-be-drop-you-become-ocean

Gilets jaunes’ National Call // Sunday May 26th: In the street during the elections!

Following the invitation of the Assembly of Assemblies of Saint-Nazaire for action and mobilisation during the European elections, we call for regional convergence in order to take to the streets during the electoral masquerade on Sunday 26 May in all the major cities: where most of the polling stations are concentrated.

Yellow Vests, Act V

An account of Saturday's demonstrations in Paris

Amazon: A new business model better able to manage the contradictions of the capitalist mode of production

Amazon cardboard robot

An attempt to understand the functioning of one the world's most powerful companies using marxist categories - explaining how Amazon manages to combine the functions of productive, comercial and finance capital. The intention is, of course, to try to work out the implications for class strugle...

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, 1809-1865: A Biography - Dana Ward

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon.

Short biography of Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, the first thinker to ever call themselves an 'anarchist'.

Class War 09/2019: “Yellow vests”

We published recently on our blog, as we had access to them and they reached us, some documents produced by and around the “yellow vest” movement that has been shaking France since several weeks. The following is a kind of introduction to all of them (an introduction that we usually publish before, indeed).

The French Army Mutinies of 1917

In the Spring of 1917, many French army units mutinied after enduring years of slaughter and appalling conditions during World War One. Much of the French army on the Western Front was affected. Hear first-hand accounts of the mutiny from the BBC archive.

2006 - CPE Struggle and the Myth of May 68