Tag: France

Statement of the Party of the Indigenous of the Republic

The Movement of the Indigenous of the Republic in France, PIR, began in 2005 in the context of the ludicrous calls for introducing a positive focus of colonial history in the French educational system and general rethinking of France's colonial legacy. It was...

I have been very quiet online since the attack on the Charlie Hebdo offices...

Sadia Jabeen discusses the experiences of being Muslim in the face of rising Islamophobia following terrorist attacks. It was originally published on Make Tea & Cake, Not War. As events unfolded on Wednesday I felt...

The bitter fruits of racism and imperialism

We comment on the recent attack on Charlie Hebdo. The attack at the offices of Charlie Hebdo is something no one can justify. But, if we don't understand the roots of these events, we risk...

Paris: united demo against austerity

Clément Mouhot reports from Paris: "Hollande ça suffit !" (Hollande this is enough) was one of the many slogans seen on banners at the demonstration against austerity in Paris last Saturday. Around 40,000 people...

Surge in support for fascists in French elections

Iris Cohen analyses the background to the the recent gains made by the far right in France in advance of today's second round of voting.