During the past weeks, France is experiencing a situation that makes the world wonder about the future of the country. Despite the focus of the media on the purely fiscal aspect of the #ΥellowVests movement there are much more fundamental elements which are not even mentioned in the news.

Maybe the whole situation started with protests against the increase of taxes on fuel but it is actually the expression of the imperialist contradictions even in a country which is not going through war. The state of #France responded to the people’s anger with strong repression and violence. Last Saturday more than 1700 people were arrested and 624 were injured. Against the police repression are not only a few “violent...

FranceWe received an interesting analysis of the Yellow Jackets movement in France:

The situation here in France is not very different from the situation in other european union countries. The major difference is our reactions. For the moment at leas,t we do not vote for extreme right wing parties as in Italy, Hungary, Poland, UK, and to a lesser extent Germany too.

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For the past week, there have been militant “yellow vest” protests in the streets of Paris and other cities over increased fuel taxes and other government policies seen as hurting the working class.  In response to the protests, the French Communist Party has called on the Macron government to resign.  Communist deputies in the French parliament are asking socialist and...

The World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) expresses its solidarity with the workers and people of France who are fighting against the policy of high prices and excessive taxation of the French government and at the same time are protesting against the anti-labor policies of the European Union and the IMF. The international class-oriented trade union movement joins its voice to that of the...

The 38th Congress of the French Communist Party (PCF) was held on November 23-25 in Ivry, where Fabien Roussel became the new National Secretary. Roussel presented the new logo of the Party, which does not contain a reference to hammer and sickle, the traditional symbol of the communist parties, but is based on the figure of a red star.

In his first speech as National Secretary, Fabien...

Last weekend, near half a million protestors took to the streets of France for protesting the increase in fuel prices under the pretext of "green taxes". Protestors were called "Yellow Vests" because they wore high-visibility jackets that all motorists are legally obliged to carry in their vehicles. Rallies and route blockades were organized via the internet without the direct involvement of...

On the occasion of the centenary of the Armistice that ended the First World War, French President Emmanuel Macron organized an official ceremony with the participation of more than sixty world leaders. Macron's "peace show" and the significance of the imperialist war of 1914-1918 are commented by French communists.

Pierre Laurent, National Secretary of the French Communist Party (PCF), issued...

On August 28, France's environment minister Nicolas Hulot announced his resignation during a live radio interview. Disapproving the policies and efforts of the government on climate change, by the time he publicly declared it, Hulot had not warned anyone from the cabinet about this decision that he had taken "between me, myself and I".

The French Communist Party (PCF) issued a statement on...

The World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU), representing 92 million members in 126 countries around the world, reiterates its internationalist solidarity with workers in France who will strike on 19 April.

In an international context where capitalists, multinationals and European bourgeoisies attack labor rights, promote anti-worker policies, reduce pensions and wages, dismantle social gains...

pameWe, the workers and trade unions of Greece in Commerce, we express our support and solidarity to the fight, of the employees of the multinational Carrefour which is forwarding thousands of redundancies in France and Belgium.

The multinational announced 2,400 redundancies in France and 1,200 in Belgium, using the so-called "voluntary departure" method, to ensure capital for new investments and...

Demonstrations took place all over France on March 22 against President Emmanuel Macron’s ‘reforms’.

Following seven trade union confederations’ decision to go on strike against Macron’s ‘reforms’, workers took to the streets in France on March 22. Trains did not work, flights were cancelled in Parisian airports, and classes were cancelled in many high...