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Title: The Yellow Vest Movement: Showdown with the State
Post by: Alternative Media Project on December 13, 2018, 11:00:47 pm
The Yellow Vest Movement: Showdown with the State

Since November, France has been shaken by the yellow vest movement, a grassroots reaction to President Macron?s proposal to increase fuel taxes in order to force the poor to pay for the transition to ?ecological? technologies. Like the Occupy movement, the yellow vest movement cohered around shared tactics and frustration rather than common goals or values; consequently, the movement has been a battleground for many different political agendas and factions.


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