Gilets Jaunes Have Not Succumbed to Mindless Nationalism

February 25, 2019

The gilets jaunes movement has become a part, even a fixture, of contemporary French culture. In an article for Fair Observer about how the far right in the UK has appropriated the symbols of the gilets jaunes (yellow vests) movement in France, doctoral researcher Natalie James highlights the...

Emmanuel Macron Has “Messed Up”

January 16, 2019

When Emmanuel Macron attempts to speak in the language of the people, it just makes things worse. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary explains. French President Emmanuel Macron is trying very hard to understand what the gilets jaunes (yellow vest protesters) are trying to tell him. Try as he may —...

The People of France Want to Be Heard

December 14, 2018

By displaying a tin ear to the concerns of the gilets jaunes protests, President Emmanuel Macron remains fatefully out of touch. A new revolution is on its way in the country that invented the guillotine. A new emperor, more at home at the gilded palaces of Rothschild and the winding corridors...