As French President Emmanuel Macron’s government, under new Prime Minister Gabriel Attal, moves ever further to the right, a radical mass movement is again shaking the country, writes John Mullen.
Director Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven) depicts the rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte in his 2023 film, Napoleon. Alex Salmon reviews.
A mass demonstration in Paris on November 12 purported to oppose rising antisemitism, but was, in fact, aimed at crippling the pro Palestine movement. John Mullen explains.
What has been dubbed a second decolonisation process is occurring right now in Africa’s Sahel, reports Paul Gregoire.
President Emmanuel Macron's government has imposed a ban on long dresses and tunics worn by school students in a deliberate move to exploit widespread Islamophobia, court far-right support and divert attention away from class conflict, writes John Mullen.
France is refusing to withdraw its ambassador and troops from Niger, and reaffirming its threat of supporting foreign military intervention, reports Pavan Kulkarni.
Nigerian group, Socialist Labour, released a statement on August 1, in response to the coup in the neighbouring country of Niger and the threat of foreign military intervention including by Nigeria.
Vijay Prashad argues that the recent coups in West Africa represent “Colonel’s Coups” — coups of ordinary people who have no other options. That is why the coup in Niger is being defended in mass rallies from Niamey to the small, remote towns that border Libya.
Rioting broke out in more than a dozen towns around France, following the police murder of teenager Nahel Merzouk, throwing President Emmanuel Macron's government into crisis, reports John Mullen.
Racism and Islamophobia will be the key options for French president Emmanuel Macron’s new Right as it attempts to undermine the class unity shown in the movement opposing attacks on pensions, writes John Mullens.
President Emmanuel Macron has now signed his pensions bill into law, but the struggle to defeat it is not over, reports John Mullen.
Continuing his analysis of the social explosion continuing in France, John Mullen looks at the far right and how it has reacted to the movement against President Emmanuel Macron’s pension reforms.
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