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France: Massive protest demonstration in Paris

Naomi Byron in France for The Socialist, paper of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) The Hollande/Valls government hoped that by the time Euro 2016 started, the months-long strike movement would have run out of energy. But the ...

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Deadly attack at Charlie Hebdo – Defend freedom of speech! Don’t let us be divided!

Gauche Revolutionnaire (CWI in France) Translation of statement/leaflet distributed by Gauche Revolutionnaire (CWI in France) on massive demonstrations in Paris, Rouen and elsewhere. Text in French on website of Gauche Revolutionnaire here socialistworld.net The attack on the satirical paper Charlie ...

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Millions reject austerity in French elections


Robert Bechert, CWI. Posted 10th May 2012

Sarkozy’s downfall, alongside the crushing defeat of the pro-austerity parties in Greece, is a real turning point. Not only did he head the eighth European government to be defeated in the last year, the French and Greek elections were the most influential electoral rejection of austerity so far.

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