Can France’s leader-less ‘yellow vests’ become a true political force?

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It all started as a home-spun Fb marketing campaign in opposition to French gas tax will increase. However in a couple of weeks it has spiraled right into a motion robust sufficient to power Emmanuel Macron into the largest U-turn of his presidency. But the “yellow–vest” motion — named for the fluorescent jackets carried...
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Published on December 8, 2018 -  00:57
French Police Arrest Hundred Of 'Yellow Vest' Protesters
Reuters reports that French riot police fired tear gas and clashed with “yellow vest” protesters in central Paris on Saturday. This during the latest in a wave of demonstrations against the high cost of living that have shaken President Emmanuel Macron’s authority. Authorities said 575 people had been searched and briefly arrested. 361 people of them remained in custody. This after police found potential weapons such as hammers, baseball bats and metal petanque balls on them.

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