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I lived in France for ten full years, as one in exile. As an illegal. Yes, I was 'on the black', doing black-market work, that locals wouldn't and I got to know, I think I can say, the soul of France from the poorest of 'les-marginaux' (fourth worlders) to the peasant with several acres of vineyards, to the technocrats of Nearby Toulouse and caught a few glimpses of the minds of the then Socialist President Mitterrand.  I even attended a massive anti-racism march in Paris ...

Was I a communist? No of course not, absolutely not. Humans are bored! What are we to do ..?

I was touched by the romantic spirit of their republican sentiments but I could barely celebrate the 200th anniversary of the revolution in 1989 because, whilst I was not a historian, I did already know that amongst the 70,000 beheaded on 'lady-guillotine' were some of Frances' finest scientists, as well as the nobles who might empower scientific advance.

So, France NEVER had an industrial revolution. It was even further behind than Scotland at that point.

Modern France is a curious melting-pot where anything rather than the vacuous tedium of day-to-day "la quotidienne", is preferable. And so this is what is inevitable when a Globalist like Macron steps forward and says that the people will pay for climate-change crimes ... in that most ... ROMANTIC of countries.














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Not a big fan of Macron, on account of his employment record.
Can not claim to understand the French, not even in the slightest.



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Been checking this out for a while today. Seems like a pretty broad group and concerns. Even saw video of a sniper victim apparently. There was a tracer round in the video as well. What's the deal with that? Some French military guy taking advantage of the situation? Or certain government agents trying to escalate things?

France. Right. Who knows? This has me wondering if people really will resist the climate change crap. They want to stop producing gas cars by 2030? Hmmm, might take longer than that. Also, feeling nostalgic about enjoying reading old tales of French riots back in the day. Long live the ki- emp- uh... republic.



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The French Workers, symbolised by 'Hi-Vis' vests may be a simple folk but they do understand CAP and TRADE.
Their country produces 75% of all electricity by Nuclear Power, a figure that has previously been higher than this.
See:
http://www.world-nuclear.org/information-library/country-profiles/countries-a-f/france.aspx

CAP: How much CO2 Western Democracies can produce whilst TRADING predominantly with CHINA
... so we pay off CHINA's burgeoning Coal-Fired Power Station expansion. (The Carbon-Credits scheme).





Until the point where feasibly CHINA blackmails the West on diminishing growth in industry as well as on Freedom of Speech issues via the 'Social-Score' system.

https://edf.org/climate/how-cap-and-trade-works

"China, the world's largest greenhouse gas emitter, launched the initial phase of a national carbon market in 2017 with help from EDF. (Electricité de France). The new emissions trading system is expected to be the world’s largest, dwarfing all existing programs, and is a central component of China’s strategy to tackle climate pollution."


Globalist policy on AGW/CC Climate Change, is another name for the west being overrun by UN policies on
Population and Climate in favour of Communist China.



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Why is Macron implementing such a deeply unpopular policy ?

I really don't know what is going on apart from the rather shallow reporting from the press...



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France mulls state of emergency after third weekend of Yellow Vest protest mayhem
http://www.rt.com/news/445387-state-of-emergency-france-protests/





'After hundreds of people were arrested and injured during Saturdays’ Yellow Vest protests, government is now mulling all options as a response. That includes a state of emergency, a spokesman confirmed.

“It is out of the question that each weekend becomes a meeting or ritual for violence,” a government spokesman, Benjamin Griveaux, told Europe 1 radio on Sunday. The Elysee Palace condemned the violence but said that the government was ready to talk with the protesters over the planned fuel hike and higher taxes, which triggered the unrest. Spam_A Spam_B President Emmanuel Macron asked Prime Minister Edouard Philippe to hold talks with political parties and protest leaders. However, Paris is also apparently determined to keep its current reform plan. “We won't change course. We are certain of that,” Griveaux said, hinting that the government was considering an imposition of a state of emergency over the protests.

Griveaux’s comments were in response to a question about the possibility of imposing a state of emergency in order to prevent further violence.

The spokesperson also gave his take ahead of a special meeting between President Emmanuel Macron as well as his prime minister and interior minister.

Dubbed the Yellow Vest movement, the protests have been occurring weekly since November 17 and get their name from the fluorescent jackets French motorists are required to keep in their car in case of emergencies.'













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The Unspoken Reason Behind The Yellow Vests Protest













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Yellow Vests leader: Fuel tax moratorium is crumbs, we want the baguette
https://www.rt.com/news/445599-yellow-vests-continue-protests-cauchy/?utm_source=browser&utm_medium=aplication_chrome&utm_campaign=chrome





'The French government’s six-month moratorium on fuel tax hikes wasn’t what the Yellow Vests wanted, the protest's leader has said. People want "the baguette", not crumbs, and will take to the streets again on Saturday, he said.

“We didn’t want a suspension, we want the past increase in the tax on fuels to be canceled immediately," Benjamin Cauchy, the organizer of the Yellow Vests movement, told BFM TV.

By announcing the half-year moratorium, government is “taking the French people for a ride” in an attempt to win time, he added.

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The French are not sparrows and don’t want the crumbs the government is giving them. They want the baguette.

In another interview with La Depeche, Cauchy was asked if the violent protests, which saw more than 260 people injured and caused several deaths across France over the weekend, will continue. “The Yellow Vests wish to act on Saturday,” he replied.

However, he said that the movement must become “pacifist and non-violent”, as it used to be before the massive unrest started three weeks ago.

The group needs support from the French people and a peaceful sit-in would have a greater impact on the government than rioting, the protest leader said.

Earlier on Tuesday, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on live TV that the planned increases in gasoline and diesel taxes as well as hikes in gas and electricity tariffs will be suspended for six months.

Philippe pointed out that the tax issue shouldn’t put “the nation’s unity in danger,” also announcing that the national debate on how to tackle climate change without burdening the wallets of French citizens will begin in mid-December.'

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Macron calls on political, social and business leaders to help end protests
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/dec/05/france-wealth-tax-changes-gilets-jaunes-protests-president-macron


'Emmanuel Macron has called on all political, social and business leaders to issue a “clear and explicit” appeal for calm as France faced a new round of the gilets jaunes (yellow vests) protests which are threatening to destabilise his presidency.

The gilets jaunes have called for further protests, while hauliers are being urged to strike and farmers have announced plans for demonstrations next week. It appears that government attempts to calm the insurrection by freezing a proposed fuel tax rise are failing.

Speaking to the Assemblée National on Wednesday, government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux told MPs: “Emmanuel Macron asks all the political and union organisations as well as business leaders to issue a clear and explicit appeal for calm.”

Griveaux added: “What we are living through is no longer political opposition, but opposition to the Republique.”

Earlier in day, Griveaux said the French government would consider reintroducing taxes on the most wealthy in what is seen as a further measure to appease the protesters. Spam_A Spam_B Lifting part of the impôt de solidarité sur la fortune (ISF, solidarity tax on wealth) was a pillar of Macron’s election campaign and one of the first fiscal measures he implemented on taking power in May 2017, leading to his nickname “president of the rich”.

On Wednesday, as gilets jaunes vowed to continue protests that have seen parts of Paris in flames and violent clashes with police, the government’s spokesman Griveaux admitted ISF could be reimposed.

“If the measure we have taken doesn’t work, we’re not idiots, we’ll change it. But first we will have to evaluate it,” Griveaux told RTL radio, adding that the evaluation would happen next year.

Reintroducing the wealth tax has been one of the demands of parts of the gilets jaunes movement that grew out of anger at rising taxes on petrol and diesel.

The government has been forced into a change of direction after last Saturday’s scenes of running clashes with police, torched cars and buildings, and smashed shop fronts in one of Paris’s most exclusive areas, as well as damage to the Arc de Triomphe in a third week of protests.'



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End of Macron: French parliament launches 'NO CONFIDENCE vote’
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End of Macron: French parliament launches 'NO CONFIDENCE vote’ amid nationwide anger
https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1055152/Macron-news-france-crisis-protests-end-of-macron-no-confidence-vote





'Emmanuel Macron’s leadership is hanging by a thread as left-wing groups within the French parliament discuss launching a no confidence vote against the president.

Mr Macron and Prime Minister Edouard Philippe’s popularity ratings hit new lows as the “yellow vest” protests gathered speed, according to an Ifop-Fiducial poll. The young centrist has been hit by a wave of popular discontent over a planned eco-tax rise, which quickly morphed into a broader rebuke of his aloof leadership style and tough policies. Mr Macron’s satisfaction rating fell to 23 per cent in November, down six percentage points on the previous month, the poll for Paris Match and Sud Radio showed.

Seventy-six per cent of those interviewed said they were “dissatisfied” with Mr Macron’s actions as president, with half stressing they “totally disapproved” of his actions.

The 40-year-old leader’s score now matches the low recorded by his socialist predecessor François Hollande in late 2013, according to Paris Match. Mr Hollande is widely considered to be the least popular head of state in modern French history.

Now BFMTV says left-wing parties within the French parliament have agreed to discuss a no confidence vote against Mr Macron’s government

The first “yellow vest” demonstrations – so-called because of the high-visibility jackets all French motorists must carry in their vehicles – were held to contest planned fuel tax increases, but have since evolved into a broader protest movement against Mr Macron, who is accused of turning a blind eye to the rising cost of living that has left many struggling to make ends meet.

The “yellow vest” revolt caught Mr Macron unawares when it erupted on November 17, and has left him scrambling to respond to and defuse the deepest crisis of his presidency.

Four people have died and dozens have been injured in the rallies, which opinion polls suggest still attract the support of around two out of three French people.'

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"The Yellow Vests" - News BlackOut
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‘Like execution by firing squad’: VIDEO of French students’ arrest by armed police stirs OUTRAGE
Published time: 7 Dec, 2018 08:31
Edited time: 7 Dec, 2018 10:50
https://www.rt.com/news/445819-france-students-arrest-video/


Videos showing rows of French high school students on their knees, with hands on heads, some lined up against a wall with helmeted police officers armed with batons standing over them, have stirred waves of criticism online.

The footage captures the moment officers detained education reform protesters in Mantes-la-Jolie in north-central France on Thursday. The majority of them were teens from local high schools.

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"The Yellow Vests" - News BlackOut - Army on the way to Paris ?
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Army on the way to Paris? PHOTOS & VIDEOS of French armored vehicles on the move emerge online

Published time: 7 Dec, 2018 07:37
Edited time: 7 Dec, 2018 11:14
https://www.rt.com/news/445816-france-armored-vehicles-protests/



Photos and videos of armored vehicles allegedly approaching Paris to be deployed during Saturday’s protests have appeared on Twitter. Earlier, the French PM promised military police vehicles at the rallies.

Even though the government dropped the fuel tax hike after mass protests last week, the Yellow Vests will still march on December 8.

On Thursday evening, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe promised 8,000 additional officers in Paris and 89,000 nationwide to be deployed during the protests. He also announced that “a dozen armored vehicles” belonging to the French Gendarmerie will be rolling on the streets of the City of Lights.


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France braces for 'ULTRA-VIOLENT' protests, with 89,000 cops on the streets and shops boarded up as demonstrators vent fury at Macron's reforms despite the President caving in to Yellow Vest demands

* A dozen Berliet VXB-170s vehicles will patrol Paris this weekend, said French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe
* The armoured cars usually equipped with 7.62mm machine gun and 56mm Alsetex Cougar grenade launcher
* Comes amid fears so-called Yellow Vest protesters will once again bring chaos to Paris over the weekend
* Demonstrations in Lille, Lyon and Paris today and far-Right and hard-Left groups could join weekend protests

By Peter Allen In Paris for MailOnline
Published: 10:16, 7 December 2018
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6470897/Armoured-cars-equipped-machine-guns-patrol-Paris-country-braces-protests.html

France is bracing for 'ultra-violent' protests' this weekend with 89,000 police on the streets and shops boarded up as demonstrators vent their fury at President Emmanuel Macron's reforms. A dozen armoured cars equipped with machine guns will also patrol parts of Paris as the French government attempts to avoid urban warfare tomorrow amid fears thousands will bring chaos to the streets.

The Yellow Vests – fuel price protesters named after their high visibility jackets – will be joined by groups from the far-Right and the hard-Left in a mass show of anger against Macron's administration on Saturday.

Meanwhile, the Eiffel Tower will be closed, 8,000 police officers will be deployed in the French capital alone and 14 'high-risk' sectors will be cleared out - including one containing the world-renowned and glitzy Champs-Elysees avenue. This afternoon, Interior minister Christophe Castaner warned 'some ultra-violent people want to take part' in the riots. At the height of the festive shopping season, many Paris store owners were boarding up their shop fronts.

Macron has agreed to abandon the fuel tax hike that triggered the movement. However, protesters' demands have now expanded to other issues hurting French workers, retirees and students.



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[Yellow Vests] Anyone expecting peaceful demonstrations ?
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Anyone expecting peaceful demonstrations ?

Perhaps the more cynical realistic expect provacteur riots to enable a brutal crackdown ?



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Re: [Yellow Vests] Anyone expecting peaceful demonstrations ?
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Anyone expecting peaceful demonstrations ?

Perhaps the more cynical realistic expect provacteur riots to enable a brutal crackdown ?



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This  is another reason that Macron called for the formation of European army. If the french police and army won't brutalized their own countrymen other soliders will not hestiate at the task as history has shown.



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Re: [Yellow Vests] Anyone expecting peaceful demonstrations ?
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France protests: Authorities to deploy almost 90,000 police this weekend amid fears of more riots
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/france-protests-yellow-vests-paris-riots-police-security-violence-macron-gilet-jaunes-a8671596.html





'French authorities are bracing for the possibility of more riots and violence at planned anti-government protests this weekend.

The government is deploying tens of thousands of police and security forces across the country, while in Paris, museums, theatres and shops announced they would close on Saturday as a precaution - including the iconic Eiffel Tower.

Police unions and city authorities held emergency meetings to decide how to handle the protests, which are being held despite Emmanuel Macron's surrender to marchers demanding the scrapping of a planned fuel tax hike.

Prime minister Edouard Philippe told senators on Thursday the government would deploy "exceptional" security measures for the protests in Paris and elsewhere.

Speaking on TF1 television, Mr Philippe said 89,000 police officers will be deployed on Saturday across France – up from 65,000 last weekend.

In Paris alone, 8,000 police officers will be mobilised. They will be equipped with a dozen armoured vehicles – a first in a French urban area since 2005.

Some "yellow vest" protesters, French union officials and prominent politicians across the political spectrum called for calm on Thursday after the worst rioting in Paris in decades last weekend.

Mr Macron agreed to abandon the fuel tax hike, part of his plans to combat global warming, but protesters' demands have now expanded to other issues hurting French workers, retirees and students.'

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Re: [Yellow Vests] Anyone expecting peaceful demonstrations ?
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This  is another reason that Macron called for the formation of European army. If the french police and army won't brutalized their own countrymen other soliders will not hestiate at the task as history has shown.



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To say that Divide and Rule OR divide et impera is as at least as old as Rome, is some what of an understatement. Macron would no doubt disagree and cite his hero Napoleon's divide ut regnes

I think it all rather reminds me of the forgotten, but relevant, Hapsburg Empire.
Its as if the European Union was a clone for all the commonalities between that Austrian-Hungarian abortion of an Empire.


  • Multinational state with superficial lip service to the 'independence' of each component country it absorbed.
  • Held together by drafting in Foreign Troops to crush rebellions.

I'd say more, but I suspect Al Bundy could write an entire essay on the topic.



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'Yellow vest' violence erupts across Europe:
Paris riots spread to Brussels and Amsterdam as 1,400 are arrested, French police call up 8,000 reinforcements and rioters torch everything in their path

* Paris is on lockdown as armed police battle to contain 'yellow vest' demonstrators with more than 700 arrests
* 8,000 police were deployed in Paris to avoid a repeat of last Saturday's mayhem when rioters wreaked havoc
* Shops were boarded up to avoid looting and street furniture and construction site materials were removed
* Nearly 1,400 people were detained across France, according to Interior Minister Christophe Castaner

By James Wood and Rod Ardehali For Mailonline and Associated Press
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6474065/Hundreds-yellow-vest-protesters-detained-Paris.html

Violent protests in Paris spread to Brussels and Amsterdam today, as 1,400 are arrested and French police call up to 8,000 reinforcements in a bid to quell the rising discontent.


Published: 09:37 GMT, 8 December 2018



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France protests: How Emmanuel Macron hid behind the majestic walls of his presidential palace while outside Paris and his country once again erupted in fury
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6475655/How-Macron-hid-walls-palace-country-erupted-fury.html





'All day long Emmanuel Macron skulked behind the majestic walls of his presidential palace while outside, his city – and his country – once again erupted in fury.

Not only was the Elysee Palace guarded by hundreds of riot police but also armoured cars bearing machine guns and grenade launchers. Excessive perhaps, but few who spent any time in Paris yesterday would doubt that but for this formidable ring of steel, the mob would have surely tried to storm inside.

It was a day of reckoning, a day of insurrection. And this time the revolutionary spirit was catching. There were also disturbances in Marseilles, France’s second city, and in Brussels.

In Paris, around mid-morning, three tear-gas capsules rolled to a halt at the feet of a group of ‘yellow vest’ protesters milling outside the Flora Danica brasserie on the Champs-Elysees. The men appeared to scarcely register this attempt to disperse them. A few peeled away, not with any sense of urgency, but with determined insouciance, as if running would show weakness. Eventually, someone picked up the canister and tossed it back at police.

Another was booted away and, as it spun down the boulevard, a light breeze caught the smoke, lifting it above the trees festooned with Christmas lights. ‘Take that, Macron,’ cried one protester.'











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What You're Not Being TOLD About The Yellow Vest's in Paris













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They don't get it; you don't get it. It's so easy to misunderstand without personal experience, as I've emphasised in my enigmatic way:
— I think it's more about FRENCHIE'S History and Political Character than some outside perspective.

These aren't the running street fights of Modern American crisis. You may think they look similar.

I lived there ten years.
French Politics is very grass-roots, very volatile. Brits go back to the office to fire people or ostracise troublemakers.
... French people will come together to a large degree and demonstrate ...
That's not my rhetoric or some comical observation.

It's an opposing culture. They may display the very inverse of our values. Try not to compartmentalise it.
They're different to you, historically and on a day-to-day basis. That you find upsetting.
When I first went into exile there, and I did; my 1st impressions were that theirs' is an entirely alien culture to Anglo-American perspectives.
They are not angels. This is an historically derived, culturally-empiric fact.

So you must ban it; pretend it doesn't exist, to exercise your familiar control?
That won't change anything ... that's the reality that France teaches us but I believe you have to attend class to learn something.

You can't easily compartmentalise this; well, I can say it's good or bad; has results or is entirely destructive.
You'd be very surprised what just 20mls to 70mls of Channel crossing and water barrier can historically build.

The misunderstanding about my repeating how they might speak and the sentiments they may issue is the problem.
The Irony remains in what they say. Part of this is all just the spirit of festivities ... No really ... It's not as it appears.

When they shout out like I did in my post that got me permanently banned ... "Putain de Merde" (bloody whore/damned strumpet!) to the police?
It's a tradition; a day out, something that has to be done; part of their national heritage, not as you or I may see it.

I can't say any more. I lived surrounded by the sons and daughters of the real tough buds in France for a decade.

Banning it won't change anything. Except of course you won't hear what is being said.
Going into 4-weeks the french are still at it.
The Military have not been called out. Macron stands down on the policies that initiated it all.
It's a Socio-politico TRADITION, we don't get it; we don't have it. How can you understand it?
If seeing it only serves to upset you; because you don't REALLY understand it, then look away.

I'm Looking Away, (for my own reasons).




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Having said that ...


IF PRO-MACRON 'street-fighters' take up arms, and take to the Parisian walkways;
then you have something I've never heard of.


Formerly its always been 100% Socialists & the Unions (which are many and traditionally powerful in France)
that have marched or demonstrated for 'worker-rights'.


If Pro-Macronians get involved; then we may have that very undesirable mirror of
American 'uncivil-society' with the running street battles between 'Proud-boys' and the hard left.


And that's all I have to say about that. I'm not planning on saying anything more.


C'est le Fin, pour moi.



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I note with some amusement that one of things angering The Yellow Vests is their media.

While I don't have the linguistic capacity to listen directly to French Media, its been widely report that Macron is currently blaming "Russian Trolls".
I'm also no expert in French Political Procedure, but its been said that its neigh near impossible to oust a sitting French President.

I have also observed that the usual suspect fake-alt-media, or the truther industrial complex, is trying to make out that the Yellow Vests are on the streets only to serve their agenda.
I sincerely doubt that the French are on the streets to serve the talking points of Alex Reich Wing Jones, for example, just as I don't see it as the beginning of a communist revolution.

What I do see is angry people lashing out, not a Great Awakening of [insert last centuries ideology of choice]

The Demands
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  • Zero homeless: URGENT.
  • More progressive income tax (more slices).
  • SMIC at 1300 euros net.
  • Favor small towns like villages and town centers. (Stop the construction of large commercial areas around major cities that kill the small business) + free parking in city centers.
  • Large Housing Isolation Plan. (make ecology by saving households).
  • That WHOLESALE (Macdo, google, Amazon, Carrefour ...) pay LARGE and that the small (artisans, TPE PME) pay small.
  • Same social security system for everyone (including artisans and autoentrepreneurs). End of the RSI.
  • The pension system must remain in solidarity and therefore socialized. (No point of retirement).
  • End of the tax hike on fuel.
  • No retirement below 1,200 euros.
  • Any elected representative will be entitled to the median salary. His transport costs will be monitored and reimbursed if they are justified. Right to the restaurant ticket and the holiday voucher.
  • The wages of all French people as well as pensions and allowances must be indexed to inflation.
  • Protecting French industry: prohibiting relocation. Protecting our industry is protecting our know-how and our jobs.
  • End of detached work. It is abnormal that a person who works on French territory does not benefit from the same salary and the same rights. Anyone who is authorized to work on French territory must be on a par with a French citizen and his employer must contribute at the same level as a French employer.
  • For job security: further limit the number of fixed-term contracts for large companies. We want more CDI.
  • End of the CICE. Use this money for the launch of a French hydrogen car industry (which is truly ecological, unlike the electric car.)
  • End of the austerity policy. We are ceasing to repay the interest on the debt that is declared illegitimate and we are starting to repay the debt without taking the money from the poor and the poorest but by fetching the $ 80 billion in tax evasion.
  • That the causes of forced migration are treated.
  • That asylum seekers be treated well. We owe them housing, security, food and education for the miners. Work with the UN to have host camps open in many countries around the world, pending the outcome of the asylum application.
  • That the unsuccessful asylum seekers be returned to their country of origin.
  • That a real integration policy is implemented. Living in France means becoming French (French language course, History of France course and civic education course with certification at the end of the course).
  • Maximum salary set at 15,000 euros.
  • That jobs are created for the unemployed.
  • Increase of disabled allowances.
  • Limitation of rents. + moderate rent housing (especially for students and precarious workers).
  • Prohibition to sell property belonging to France (airport dam ...)
  • Substantial means granted to the justice system, the police, the gendarmerie and the army. That law enforcement overtime be paid or recovered.
  • All the money earned by highway tolls will be used to maintain highways and roads in France and road safety.
  • As the price of gas and electricity has increased since privatization, we want them to become public again and prices fall significantly.
  • Immediate closure of small lines, post offices, schools and maternity wards.
  • Let's bring wellness to our seniors. Prohibition of making money on the elderly. The gray gold is finished. The era of gray well-being begins.
  • Maximum 25 students per class from kindergarten to 12th grade.
  • Substantial means brought to psychiatry.
  • The People's Referendum must enter the Constitution. Creating a readable and effective site, supervised by an independent control body where people can make a proposal for a law. If this bill obtains 700,000 signatures then this bill will have to be discussed, completed, amended by the National Assembly which will have the obligation, (one year to the day after obtaining the 700,000 signatures) to submit it. to the vote of all the French.
  • Back to a 7-year term for the President of the Republic. (The election of deputies two years after the election of the President of the Republic made it possible to send a positive or negative signal to the President of the Republic concerning his policy, so it helped to make the voice of the people heard.)
  • Retirement at age 60 and for all those who have worked in a trade using the body (mason or boner for example) right to retirement at 55 years.
  • A 6 year old child does not keep himself alone, continuation of the PAJEMPLOI help system until the child is 10 years old.
  • Promote the transport of goods by rail.
  • No withholding tax.
  • End of presidential allowances for life.
  • Prohibit paying merchants a tax when their customers use the credit card. -Taxe on marine fuel oil and kerosene.



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I have to say. I have respect for the fact that the French will let their frustrations be very well known and they are commendable for doing so. But that list of demands would make me want to leave that country if I was there. They're asking for more and more handouts/or government action with less and less taxes. It's just impossible. They're tipping the scale when it wasn't even truly possible to balance it in the first place. You all can call it whatever you want, but it is all the end result of French republicanism and/or socialism in general. There will never be an end to the demands of the people or the oligarchs taking advantage of people who demand things like this. There is no future for France. Sadly, I'll have to watch as this never gets solved. Either they will capitulate, or they will destroy the country. Eventually. Personal and individual responsibility is the answer. Never "the collective."

They trusted the government too much in the first place and think that making enough of a hissy fit will fix it.



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