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23 May 2018
France, May 1968: week four: By Friday 24 May 1968, ten million workers were on strike. The greatest general strike in history. On the same day, the president of France, General Charles de Gaulle, tried to address the nation. Nobody saw it. It was a victim of the TV workers' strike.
16 May 2018
France, May 1968: week three: On Saturday 18 May 1968, General Charles de Gaulle, president of France, was forced to cut short his state visit to Bucharest.
9 May 2018
France, May 1968: week two: The legacy of the French revolution of 1848, the second time France overthrew a monarchy, played an important part in the escalation of the demonstrations and street fighting in Paris.
3 May 2018
50 years ago capitalism was shaken in France, but it survived. Was this a missed opportunity and what lessons do socialists need to understand for future struggles?
2 May 2018
France '68 - week one: A wooden beam will appear quite solid and unchanged as termites chew away within it. But there comes a time when one step can bring down the whole rotten house. In May of 1968 the whole structure of capitalism in France was in jeopardy.
25 April 2018
It's 50 years since the greatest general strike in history
28 March 2018
Since the election of Emmanuel Macron - president of the rich - in May 2017, and after the onslaught of the French government against all sectors in society especially the public services - the railways (the SNCF), pensioners, young people, unemployed - we were expecting the day of action on 22 Marc, writes Leila Messaoudi and Cécile Rimboud, Gauche Revolutionnaire, CWI in France.
14 February 2018
Turkey's President Erdogan is intent on smashing the aspirations of the Kurdish people for a homeland
13 December 2017
Committee for a Workers' International document: The world crisis of capitalism - despite the surface impression of 'recovery' - has only got worse since the meeting of last year's IEC.
27 September 2017
Thousands demonstrated in Paris, France, on 23 September in opposition to the labour reforms of President Macron
21 June 2017
The 'sweeping victory' for La République En Marche! (REM) - party of neoliberal president Emmanuel Macron - in the second round of parliamentary elections on 18 June, is not the resounding victory it might appear.
21 June 2017
The gains for the party of neoliberal French president Emmanuel Macron in the second round of parliamentary elections are not the resounding victory they might seem
14 June 2017
Amid the trumpeting about a massive vote for the party of the new president, Emmanuel Macron, in the first round of France's parliamentary election on 11 June, a deep malaise pervades French society, writes Clare Doyle, Committee for a Workers' International.
10 May 2017
Fightback and socialist policies vital: Pro-capitalist former banker Emmanuel Macron is president of France after defeating Marine Le Pen of the far-right Front National
26 April 2017
French presidential election: Macron and Le Pen reach second round. Statement from Gauche Révolutionnaire, CWI in France.
19 April 2017
French presidential election: Enthusiasm for Mélenchon and his anti-austerity programme was evident at his rally in Toulouse on 16 April
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