27 June, Nanterre (a banlieue of Paris): two policemen stop a car, one shouting, ‘Open or I put a bullet in your head!’. Seconds later, a shot. 17-year-old Nahel M is dead.
Protests over pensions have become a battle for democracy
A credible refoundation of the NPA necessarily must start with a thorough balance sheet of the class struggle in France.
The cost of living crisis is prompting the biggest strikes in years. But trade union leaders are holding back a general strike.
By Marc Lassalle “FRENCH PEOPLE IF you want it, with your ballots you can satisfy many essential demands”. “On June 12th and 19th, if you so decide, by electing the MP of NUPES, that day will blossom the spring of the people, echoing the spring of nature.” The message delivered by the New Popular, Ecological […]
THIS SUNDAY’S second round of the French presidential election pits the incumbent, authoritarian neoliberal Emmanuel Macron, against veteran far right racist Marine Le Pen. Immediately after the results of the first round were announced, a series of demonstrations, thousands strong, took place across France, composed largely of young people, students in universities and lycées, against […]
By Marc Lassalle In June, President Emmanuel Macron announced the end of France’s eight year military operations against Islamist insurgents in Mali. Codenamed Operation Barkhane, its initial objective was to prevent the fall of its capital Bamako to these forces, and to bolster the other former French colonies of the Sahel region, Burkina Faso, Chad, […]
The Revolutionary Communist Current claims it has been expelled from the New Anticapitalist Party in France. What's really going on?
150th anniversary of the Paris Commune.
New law is an attack on France's Muslim population.