Les Gilets Jaunes

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Les Gilets Jaunes

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Tashi delek,

In France there is a national resistance against the president monsieur Emanuel Macron.

Reason is that the fuel prices are too high and there are many French people who cannot live anymore from their monthly income, like everywhere the rich get too rich and richer and the poor more poor.
Also macron said the French were nothing, and that was very dangerous to have said this in public.

The police killed already an old lady somewhere in Marseille and also children were injured.
The French are furious and like Macron under the guillotine .

There is an important French general who is on 1 line with the gilets jaunes
General Piquemal is very listening in the army, his opinion will disturb many officers...!

The French are realy upset and want Macron.

Some police officers choose the side of the gilets jaunes.
The police will strike for 2 days.






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It's hard to get real news about what's going on in France. How much did fuel go up? Are things settling down? Who would be better than Macron in your opinion?
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IN ADDITION:

French throw manure at the government offices of the president of France, Emmanuel Macron, because of the rise in gasoline.

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tingdzin wrote: Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:58 am It's hard to get real news about what's going on in France.
Really? :shrug:
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We've been talking about the revolt for awhile, over on DWE - https://dharmawheel.org/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=331

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Thanks, Kim -- this is the sort of constructive suggestion I was looking for.
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What they really demand and the mainstream media carefully hides behind "fuel taxes"

https://www.sott.net/article/402396-Wha ... -manifesto

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Sounds French.
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Yellow Vest Protests, Brexit Farce - Revolutionary Climate in Western Europe?

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The guys producing the yellow vests are making a killing from this revolt...
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Oh yeah.... :mrgreen: :coffee: :mrgreen:

.. But those being gassed by the police .. and living on minimal wages ... and raising their voices against the suffocation by the elites ..
deserve some compassion IMO

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.. being a Greek I am sure you know more than many others .. :ban: (PadmaNorbu treatment)
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tatpurusa wrote: Mon Dec 24, 2018 5:53 pm Oh yeah.... :mrgreen: :coffee: :mrgreen:

.. But those being gassed by the police .. and living on minimal wages ... and raising their voiced against the suffocation by the elites ..
deserve some compassion IMO

.. being a Greek I am sure you know more than many others .. :ban:
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Yup. The rest of Europe just stood on passively as we were physically crushed and forced into long and painful recession and related liberal monetary measures... Where were the yellow vests back then?

It's probably one of the reasons why the movement is not taking off here in Greece. Plus they are currently throwing us some bones to keep us docile.
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Grigoris wrote: Mon Dec 24, 2018 6:07 pm Yup. Everybody just stood on passively as we were physically crushed and forced into long and painful recession and related liberal monetary measures... Where were the yellow vests back then?

It's probably one of the reasons why the movement is not taking off here in Greece. Plus they are currently throwing us some bones to keep us docile.
Agree. My sympaties have always been with the Greek, while they got betrayed by their own government and even much before .. They were the
test case for what is going to happen to the rest of EU and then the rest of the world for that matter.
One of the greatest shames of this century IMO
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