Is French Democracy Dead Or Alive? - The Gilets Jaunes In 2019

Authored by Diana Johnstone via The Unz Review, French Democracy Dead or Alive? Or perhaps one should say, buried or revived? Because for the mass of ordinary people, far from the political, financial, media centers of power in Paris, democ.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 12th, 2019

Emmanuel Macron Is Happy to Fight With Italy

The French president is trying to use the spat to take back the initiative from the gilets jaunes and get his economic reforms back on track. .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 8th, 2019

Gilets Jaunes Do a Big Favor for Emmanuel Macron

The protest group has proposed a slate of candidates for the European parliament elections. It will further fragment the French far left and far right. .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 28th, 2019

The "Gilets Jaunes" Are Unstoppable: "Now, The Elites Are Afraid"

Authored by Christophe Guilluy via, The gilets jaunes (yellow vest) movement has rattled the French establishment. For several months, crowds ranging from tens of t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 21st, 2019

Watch Absolute Mayhem As Yellow Vests Battle French Riot Police In 9th Week Of Protests

The Yellow Vest movement has taken to the streets across France for a 9th week of anti-government protests, as the Gilets Jaunes movement appeared to surge in both number and intensity. While the demonstrations were largely p.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 12th, 2019

French Yellow Vest Protesters Urge Supporters To Spark Bank Run With Mass Withdrawals

Activists from the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vest) movement have vandalized nearly 60% of France's country-wide speed camera network, according to Interior Minister Christophe Castaner, who said that the wilful damage wa.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 11th, 2019

Macron Arrests "Yellow Vest" Organizer In Escalation Which Will Surely Calm Things Down

French authorities have arrested a key organizer of the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vest) movement for leading an unauthorized demonstration,.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 5th, 2019

Macron Faces Thursday No Confidence Vote As Protesters Reject Economic "Crumbs"

The majority of French people are not satisfied with a series of new economic policies unveiled by President Emmanuel Macron this week, and say that the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vest) protests should.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 13th, 2018

Who Are The Gilets Jaunes? France’s Fuel Tax Protesters Pose Major Opposition to Macron

An uprising that started in opposition to a fuel tax has now grown into a major opposition to French president Emmanuel Macron. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 6th, 2018

‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Week 15: Momentum Alive

 French yellow vest protest organizers are trying to tamp down violence and anti-Semitism in the movement’s ranks as they launch a 15th straight weekend of demonstrations. Hundreds of people gathered Saturday at the Arc de Tri.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 25th, 2019

Old Enemies Meet Again on the Battlefield, This Time to Recover the Dead

Atop a little-known ridge almost seven decades ago, French, South Korean and American troops fought off waves of mainly Chinese Communist forces in a series of trench battles that marked some of the bloodiest days of the Korean War......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjFeb 13th, 2019

10 Reasons The Gilets-Jeunes Are The Real Deal

Authored by David Studdert via, We live in a world where democracy .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 11th, 2019

Is ConsenSys Startup Token Foundry Dead or Doing Something Different?

Since losing its founder in August, sources say ICO platform Token Foundry is alive in name only......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 6th, 2019

The Venezuelan Coup & Gilets Jaunes: Great-Power Politics In A Multipolar World Order

Authored by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The protests seen in France and the interference in the domestic politics of Venezuela highl.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 4th, 2019

Death Toll in Brazil"s Burst Dam Hits 99

Officials said there is little chance any of the people still buried under the sea of sludge are alive and the final number of dead could be over 300......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 31st, 2019

Shutdown Shows American Institutions Are Alive and Kicking

The record-setting government shutdown disrupted thousands of lives, undermined the economy and left President Trump and Democrats with nothing to show for it. But for American democracy, it was a heartening victory......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 31st, 2019

Emmanuel Macron Is Fishing for a Brexit Advantage

Maritime issues have become the focus for Paris’s no-deal preparations, as the concerns of the gilets jaunes take precedence over the wealthy......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 18th, 2019

Renault targets 2019 sales growth after a 3.2 percent gain in 2018

French carmaker Renault posted a 3.2 percent increase in 2018 vehicle sales, boosted by a new Chinese joint venture, and pledged further "slight growth" this year amid rebounding demand in Russia and Latin America......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 18th, 2019

"Gilets Jaunes" Protests Hit Output And Labour Market

"Gilets Jaunes" Protests Hit Output And Labour Market.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJan 17th, 2019

Huawei, Brexit, Jack Bogle: CEO Daily for January 17, 2019

Must-read business news, delivered every morning. Good morning. Is globalization dead? For more than half a century, manufacturers created .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 17th, 2019

Jayme Closs was found alive after three months. Here are 9 other kidnapped children who were saved.

Barron County Sheriff's Department via AP Jayme Closs was found on January 11, 2019, after going missing in October 2018. Even though it's rare, Closs isn't the first missing child to reappear after getting abducted......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2019