Yellow Vest Movement

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The Yellow Vests of France: Six Months of Struggle

The Yellow Vests of France: Six Months of Struggle I am writing you from Montpellier, France, where I am a participant–observer in the Yellow Vest (Gilets jaunes) movement, which is still going strong after six months, despite a dearth of information in the international media.   But why should you take the time to learn…

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Macron to Deploy French Army Against “Yellow Vest” Protests

Macron to Deploy French Army Against “Yellow Vest” Protests After a meeting of the council of ministers on March 20, French government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux announced that President Emmanuel Macron would activate army units during this weekend’s “yellow vest” protests. This is the first time since the 1954–1962 war in Algeria that the army is…