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The gilets jaunes: A rebellion against the totalitarians

How can one not but feel pride in being French? Emmanuel Macron, Letter to the French Act IX, Saturday January 12: the yellow vest insurrection continues. In response to french president Macron’s invitation for a “great national debate” on the … Continue reading

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The gilets jaunes: Giving colour to suffering

Writing within the marxist critique of value tradition (e.g., the Krisis group), Benoit Bohy-Bunel offers a theoretically rich reading of the yellow vests movement. Without completely sharing the views of the author, the essay remains important.

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Finding our way through the yellow vests insurrection

Reflecting on the yellow vests rebellion with the CrimethInc. collective …

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The yellow vests: A chronicle

From the CrimethInc. collective … How the Yellow Vest Movement Survived into 2019: A Chronicle from December 8, 2018 to January 5, 2019 (09/01/2019) Since November 2018, the yellow vest movement has created a political crisis in France and posed thorny questions … Continue reading

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The gilets jaunes: Towards a permanent insurrection

We are approaching a critical moment. We are approaching a historic moment. We are approaching a tipping point of history. We are nearing the end. For several months, we have been fighting on the ground, together, to block the suicidal … Continue reading

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Gilets Jaunes: Signs of the times / Images from the future

… from a distance, every judgment, praise and critique are easy. However, because many of us have found ourselves in a similar position, the question faced by the politicized minorities that still raise red and black flags remains: can we participate in something … Continue reading

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The specter of chaos

The fairest Cosmos is merely a rubbish-heap poured out at random. Heraclitus, Fragment 124 To share, from lundi.am (#171, 29/12/2018) …

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A yellow costume that creates community

Photograph by Rémy Soubanère The movement of yellow vests seems to confirm a break of the historical thread of class struggles. If we stubbornly insist on sharing articles on the “gilets jaunes” of france, it is because they embody a number … Continue reading

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From the gilet jaunes of Commercy: A call to generalise the assemblies

Among the polyphony of the gilets jaunes, we shared a first communique from the Commercy. Today, we share a second statement, in translation, from the Commercy assembly that retains all of its political importance, pointing as it does potentially to a … Continue reading

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Raoul Vaneigem on the gilets jaunes

Everything is possible, even self-managing assemblies in the middle of street intersections, villages and neighborhoods. Raoul Vaneigem We share two reflections on the gilets jaunes by Raoul Vaneigem. The first is an interview with Vaneigem, translated into english and published … Continue reading

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