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Militant "yellow vest" protests continue in France, despite President Macron's efforts to offer concessions.
World Politics Review's Judah Grunstein talks to us from Paris and provides a background briefing on the Yellow Vest protests.
Pamela Anderson gives a great breakdown of the Yellow Vests protest and protests in general.
Alissa Rubin, New York Times bureau chief in Paris, talks about the deadly Yellow Vest protests in France, and whether world leaders can take necessary steps to address global warming without imposing overly harsh economic burdens on hard-working citizens.
With the rise of the Yellow Vest (Gilets jaunes) movement, there no clearer evidence that zombie neoliberalism is bound to fail. This crisis cannot be solved with the centrist policies and politics that caused it in the first place.
“By many accounts Macron’s paying the price not so much for taxing carbon as for ignoring inequality and passing tax breaks for the rich, while pushing more austerity on people already at breaking point.” Laura Flanders, weekly commentary.
The yellow vests have pushed President Macron to kill the proposed fuel tax. Here’s what you need to know about the tax - and what we can learn from the gilets jaunes.
We talk about the Yellow Vest movement and what it means for the left going forward.
Ch. 10: I say Happy Holidays because I get my Christmas cards out late - Jeff from Charlotte, NC
Ch. 12: Final comments on selective inclusion and exclusion and clarification on why it’s good to be able to argue your opponent’s side
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Eventual Victory - Codebreaker (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Chilvat - Lillehammer (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Parade Shoes - Arc and Crecent (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Gusty Hollow - Migration (Blue Dot Sessions)
- On Our Own Again - The Pine Barrens (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Contrarian - Sketchbook (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Derailed - The Depot (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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