Yellow Vest protests continue to impact France

Jacob Wentz/CatalystEven in the small city of Pau, the movement attracts a decent number of supporters. After 12 weekends of protest, the “Gilet Jaune” (Yellow Vest) movement continues to impact France. The protests initially developed in response to President Emmanuel Macron’s plans to raise fuel…

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Macron criticized by ‘Gilet Jaune’ fuel protesters
photo courtesy of Victoria Cheng The word "Rothschild" tagged on the Louis Vuitton store is a direct reference to Macron's work with the financial group, as well as a criticism of the elite classes, luxury brands and the cost of living in France.

Macron criticized by ‘Gilet Jaune’ fuel protesters

Jacob Wentz is the Catalyst’s foreign correspondent reporting from Pau, France. Thousands of demonstrators organized in streets and highways throughout France over the weekend to protest proposed tax hikes on gas. The activists are organized under the Gilet Jaune, or “Yellow Vest,” movement, a name…

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