• Who are the “Yellow Vests”? 4 things to know about the violent Paris protests

    10 days ago - By Fast Company

    The so-called “yellow vests” protesters are motivated by economic issues.
    The “Yellow Vests” protests in Paris have been called the worst riots to hit the French capital since the turbulent 1960s, with NBC News reporting more than 100 people injured and 412 arrested in protests this weekend.
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  • "Yellow vest" protesters knock wind out of French business, economy

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    Three weeks of "yellow vest" protests have hit the French economy hard, according to the government, with trade in retailers, hotel chains, high-street stores and restaurants falling significantly. As Ciara Lee reports, it's left some of Total's fuel depots in France and numerous fuel stations running dry.
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  • Who are the 'Yellow Vests' protesting across France and rioting in Paris, and what do they want from Macron?

    Who are the 'Yellow Vests' protesting across France and rioting in Paris, and what do they want from Macron?

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Protestors calling themselves the "Yellow Vests" and donning high-visibility tops have been violently clashing with police in Paris in protest of French President Emmanuel Macron for weeks.
    On Saturday, the third weekend of demonstrations saw Paris' Arc de Triomphe stormed and vandalized in protests the police met with riot gear and tear gas.
    After initially dismissing the protesters, Macron called for his Prime Minister to meet with the group after Saturday's destruction.
    Here's what the group wants and what has happened so far.
    The French protest group "Des Gilets Jaunes," or the "Yellow...
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