The death toll from the Nice attacks on the 14th of July, 2016 is rising. Latest reports suggest 84 deaths and possibly one hundred more injured. There have been reports of gunfire and the driver of the truck which drove into the crowd near the beach in Nice is reported to have been shot dead.Read More »
Where do police and protesters stand after the Magnanville stabbings?
The terrorist attack in Magnanville by alleged Da’esh (Islamic State) operative, Larossi Aballa, on two police officers in Paris, serves one purpose: to remind the public that the war on terror is real and that the police and army are here to protect the population, not oppress it.Read More »
False Flag Terrorism and Class Struggle: From Paris to Abidjan
As strikes and demonstrations continue throughout France, the state itself has resorted to an old technique of class repression – false flag terrorism.Read More »
Labour protests continue – French workers fight back!
All over France strikes and demonstrations are taking place. People are protesting against the French government’s attempt to reform labour laws which would make it easier to hire and fire workers.Read More »
The West’s ‘Massacre of the Innocents’ in Syria
On the 12th of May a massacre was committed in the town of al-Zara in the southern contryside of Hama, Syria. Woman and children were slaughtered by Takfiri death squads branded by the Western media as ‘moderate rebels’. There was no mention of the massacre in the Western press. There was no need to mention it because it was of no use to them.Read More »
Journey to the End of the Night: The Paris ‘Nuit Debout’ movement
In his novel ‘Journey to the end of the night’ Louis-Ferdinand Céline provocatively described the soldiers who had died in the First World War as ‘idiots’. The French writer was referring to the fact the soldiers had given their lives for a cause that was not their own – a futile slaughter of the poor for the benefit of the rich.Read More »
Syrian Elections: A Triumph of Democracy and Anti-colonial Resistance
The parliamentary Syrian elections taking place in Syria this week prove once more the indomitable resilience of the Syrian people, who are resisting one of the most brutal neo-colonial wars in modern history.Read More »
The Panama Papers: Why Iceland?
The most unusual aspect of this week’s ‘Panama Papers’ scandal was the appearance of the Icelandic Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson alongside the West’s favourite ‘bad guys’, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad.Read More »
Panama Canard: The ”crimes” of France’s enemies
If there’s something to be happy about this week in France, surely it has to do with the fact that the Panama Papers don’t reveal much about the French political elite and their fiscal havens.Read More »
The French Malaise: ‘National security’, but for which nation?
Since the Belgian attacks on March 22nd, there has been much talk of Europe’s need to increase security and modernise methods of mass surveillance and control in all public transport, particularly airports and underground trains. One country in the world has received a considerable degree of publicity in this regard: Israel.Read More »