• These 5 Numbers Explain Why the French Are in the Streets

    13 days ago - By NY Times

    The “Yellow Vest” movement has morphed into an outcry over problems that have plagued France for years: declining living standards and eroding purchasing power.
    Read more ...

     

  • Why People in Yellow Vests Are Blocking French Roads

    13 days ago - By Washington Post

    Men and woman known for the yellow vests they wear have protested across France since mid-November, sporadically blocking roads, fuel depots and warehouses, with some protests degenerating into violence. The disruptions led to double-digit declines in sales at large retailers over weekends in November and were partially responsible for sending consumer confidence to its lowest in three-and-a-half years. Scenes of burning vehicles and tear gas throughout central Paris prompted Finance Minister Br
    Read more ...